Ex airborne Spetsnaz officer. Brings years of combat experience. Known for swift and silent dispatching of the enemy.
World-class practitioner of martial arts with multiple awards and achievements in sambo, judo and Mixed Martial Arts. Has been awarded Master of Sport of the USSR in Sambo and 5th degree black belt in judo and jiu-jitsu. Has been inducted into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
Has more than 25 years of sambo and judo teaching experience. Ex-professor of Physical Education and the Judo and Sambo Head Coach at the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering. Has been teaching in the US since 2008.
Ex army officer. Specializes in alternative approaches. Background in technology and chemistry.
Champion in sports and combat sambo in US Pan-American Sambo Championships.