Jamie Clubb – Qualifications

Jamie Clubb – Qualifications

Relevant Qualifications:

OCR NVQ/QCF A1 Assessor

Member of the Institute for Learning

First Aid Certificate (updated in 2020)

Full DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly CRB) upgraded for portable usage (updated in 2021)

Safeguarding for Schools (Kingham Hill, 2018-2022)

OSCB Generalist Core Safeguarding Course Level 2 (2022-)

Full public liability insurance

BTEC Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction

Basic Weapons Awareness & Recognition (accredited for “Skills for Security”)

Martial Arts/Self Defence Coaching Qualifications:

KEWAP (Knife and Edged Weapon Awareness Programme) Senior Instructor (October 2011, refreshed 2015, 2016 and 2019)

KEWAP (Knife and Edged Weapon Awareness Programme) Instructor (2011, annually updated)

National Tutor for the United Kingdom Martial Arts Alliance (2011)

National Federation for Personal Safety Instructor (2011)

Keysi Fighting Method Mixed Martial Arts Phase 1 Coach (2010)

Hard Target Instructor (2009)

Geoff Thompson Self Defence Instructor (2007)

SSTTM Instructor (2006)

British Combat Association Affiliate Instructor (2006)

World Combat Arts Affiliate Instructor (2006)

Martial Arts Standards Agency Affiliate Instructor (2005)

Muay Thai Training Instructor (2004)

British Kickboxing Association Instructor (1997)

World Sakiado Association Instructor (1993)


Solicitor’s Regulation Authority Forensic Investigation Unit

Response Security Training, London

Witney Boys’ Brigade, Oxfordshire

John Skillen’s Martial Arts and Fitness Centre, Loughborough

Leicester University

International Krav Maga Federation, Dublin, Ireland

Kyushinkai Martial Arts Centre, Telford

Zeus Gym, Hastings

Summersdale Media, Sussex

Other Background Information:

  • Grew up as an eighth generation member of a travelling circus family. Brought up around a high risk lifestyle that promoted good awareness skills. Son of a world renowned wild animal trainer.
  • Began uninterrupted formal martial arts training in 1990.
  • Achieved first instructor certification in a martial art aged 16.
  • Organized security for the largest privately owned Dangerous Wild Animal collection of its kind in Europe on all their open days.
  • Featured regular writer for Martial Arts Illustrated Magazine 2004-present.
  • Featured writer for Combat Magazine
  • Featured regular lead article writer for Jissen! Magazine 2008-present
  • Author of “The Legend of Salt and Sauce”
  • Wrote forward for bestselling author and BAFTA award-winning screenplay writer Geoff Thompson’s “Everything that Happens to me is Fantastic”
  • Edited Neil Horton’s “Japanese Martial Arts”
  • Wrote and presented the bestselling DVDs “Cross Training in the Martial Arts”
  • Wrote and presented “Rapid Combat Defence” four disc DVD set
  • Wrote “Mordred’s Victory and Other Martial Mutterings” for E-X-Elence Publishing

Martial Arts, Self Defence and Combatives systems studied:

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (2004-2011)

Various Mixed Martial Arts/Vale Tudo methods (2003-present)

Submission Grappling (2003-present)

Western Boxing, TVP Concept (2006)

Mongrel Close Quarter Combat Fighting System (2006)

C2: Core Combatives (2005-2006)

Dentokan Ju Jutsu (2003-2004, green belt)

Toyama Iaido (2003-2004)

Muay Thai (2003-present)

Open Circle Fighting Method (2005, Assistant Coach)

Song Shan Shaolin Chinese Martial Arts and Wu Shu (1996-2003, Blue Sash)

Taekwondo (1993-1995, Blue with red tag)

Plus varying small degrees of formal instruction through seminars, workshops and private instruction in:

Judo, Greco Roman Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, Kamishin Ryu Ju Jutsu, Daito Ryu Ju Jutsu, Wing Chun, Choy Lay Fut, Goju Ryu Karate, Wado Ryu Karate, Tony Somers’ Intelligent Self Protection, Noma Ukushaya Induku (Zulu Stick Fighting), small firearms self defence, Dennis Jones’s self defence approach, Karl Tanswell’s S.T.A.B. programme, Kali, Escrima, Panantukan, various Thai Boxing styles, Systema, Eddie Quinn’s The Approach, Urban Combatives, the Keysi Fighting Method and many more.