Professor Ryan Roach


About Black Belt Instructor Ryan Roach:

Ryan Roach is the owner of the Legacy Martial Arts Academy and oversees the daily operations of the academy. Ryan also helps manage our affiliate program (Focused Fight Team) which has 15+ affiliate academies around the world.


Ryan is an active competitor and received his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt from Professor Jeff Robison & Professor John Will in 2018. Ryan is a Edgewood High School alumni and graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Miami University with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.


  • 1st Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (IBJJF, JJGF, & UAEJJF, SJJIF)

  • Ikkyu Brown Belt in Judo (USA Judo)

  • Instructor: Gracie Survival Tactics Level 1 & 2

  • Instructor: High Threat Close Quarter Battle (CQB)

  • Instructor: Critical Injury First Aid (CIFA)

  • Instructor: Axon Taser

  • Instructor: Impact Weapon 

  • Instructor FMS-1: High Efficiency Subject Control

  • Instructor FMS-2: Immediate Threat Response Training

  • Instructor FMS-3: Counter Combatives for Law Enforcement

  • Instructor: Safariland Less-Lethal Munitions

  • ShivWorks Extreme Close Quarter Concepts

  • USA Boxing: Level 1 Coach

  • SWAT Operator

  • SWAT Sniper

Black Belt Grappling Accomplishments: