Deputy Rob Bardsley is the Senior Arrestling Level 4 Instructor. He has trained in Arrestling from the beginning and was Founder Gulla's main sparring partner for over 14 years.
Rob Bardsley is a 26 year police veteran of King County Sheriff's Office and is currently working as the School Resource Officer in the City of Shoreline. a contract city.
Rob was an instructor at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center (Police Academy) for 4 years. He was an Advance Training Unit Instructor for 3 years and is a Master Defensive Tactics Instructor for the State of Washington.
He worked as a member of the Green River Task Force and was King County Sheriff's Office Range Master. In 2002 he won a bronze medal in Submission Grappling at the CamAm Police and Fire Games.
He's a Master Firearms Instructor and former Range Master.
Drake. Currently Assigned to Suquamish Tribal Police Department
Academy Defensive Tactics Instructor for 3 Years
belt in brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Marcelo Alonso Carlson Gracie Team
Arrestling Level I Instructor Started 1993
Current assignment: King County Airport
Began Law Enforcement in 1983 with the El Paso County Sheriff'sOffice Deputy with Latah County Idaho and Des Moines Police Department, Assignment have included SWAT, Traffic, Sex Crimes Investigations and dynamite disposal
Martial Arts background began with Judo in 75, then TKD, Karate, Ju-Jutsu, and more TKD.
Victor J. Cleere
Arrestling Level II Instructor, Started 1996
Current assignment: Kitsap County Sheriff Deputy - Patrol
Began Law Enforcement 1995 Jail, 1998 Deputy
Master Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, LVNR Instructor and Riot Control Tactics Instructor.
Arrestling Group Leader Kitsap County DT Training Group
7 Years United States Navy - Simunition® Scenario Instructor
25 years of Martial Arts Training including Renbukai, Kajukenbo, Filipino Martial Arts, Judo, Wrestling, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Arrestling Level I Instructor, Started 1996
12 year veteran, King County Sheriff's Office
Current assignment: Admin Sgt to Field Ops Chief
Master Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor and Taser Instructor. King County's "1994 Officer of the Year"
4 years Police Academy Defensive Tactics Instructor
Martial Arts Black Belt Songham Tae Kwon Do
Trooper Ryan Spurling - Arrestling Level II
Officer Brad Conway - Arrestling Level II
Started with Arrestling in 1999. 11 years with Seattle PD. Currently the lead physical fitness trainer at wscjtc, and assistant DT instructor. Certified master DT instructor, Taser Instructor, Simunition Scenario instructor. Have a purple belt in brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Marcelo Alonso Carlson Gracie Team. Currently cross train in muay thai, kick boxing, and Jkd.
- Arrestling Level II
as a Police Officer in 1999
Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Simunition® Scenario Instructor
Field Training Officer for Agency
Corporal Chris Leblanc
Arrestling Instructor Level I
Started Arrestling in 1997
Chris started in law enforcement with the Vancouver, Washington PD in 1997, and began Arrestling.
He has been with the Southwest Washington Regional SWAT team since 1999.
He is instructor certified in Use of Force Simulation Training, Low Light Engagements, and in Less Lethal/Diversionary Devices and Chemical Agents. He has also trained in Extreme Close Quarters Concepts and the National Tactical Officers Association’s Defensive Tactics for Combative Subjects.
Chris holds a Black Belt in Judo. He is ranked in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and has studied modern edged weapons methods and classical Chinese and Japanese fighting arts
Newest Arrestling Level I Instructors
Deputy Scott Hutson - Benton County SO
Sgt Travis Adams - Mason County SO
Newest Arrestling Black Belt Civilvian Instructors
Ernie Obermarck Jr.