Professor Ryan Roach

About Black Belt Instructor Ryan Roach:

Ryan Roach is the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program Director and Co-Owner of the Legacy Martial Arts Academy. He is an active competitor and received his BJJ Black Belt in 2018 under Professor Jeff Robison & Professor John Will (Focused Fight Team). Ryan graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Miami University with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. 

Black Belt Grappling Accomplishments:




  • 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

  • Basic SWAT Operator

  • USA Boxing: Level 1 Coach

  • SWAT Sniper


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