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Old 09-12-2008, 10:54   #1
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Anybody know these guys?

Inflated bios to match their egos

http://www.closecombatinstructors.co...nce-jordan.htm

Former US Elite Forces Master Chief Instructor. Former service of over twenty years with Rangers and US Special Forces. Jordan has held duty positions such as company sniper, counter terrorist squad and team leader, senior weapons specialist, intelligence and operations sergeant and primary hand to hand combat instructor. He has trained entire commando companies in hand to hand combat for foreign countries, been a covert operator involved in highly classified special operations and has been an instructor to over one hundred law enforcement agencies, including SWAT teams and drug enforcement administration.

Retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major Lawrence Jordan, was selected by former U.S. Army Special Forces Commanding General Frank Toney Jr. to evaluate the vast majority of Special Forces units on their existing CQC programs, Worden's name was at the top of the list.

http://www.closecombatinstructors.co...s-campbell.htm

Charles R. Campbell has practiced and trained in the martial arts for 35 years. He holds black belt or higher ranks in four different styles of martial arts. He has served as an instructor of defensive tactics and close quarter combat for 32 years. The International Close Combat Instructors Association internationally certifies him.

Mr. Campbell specializes in training police officers, and security forces. He holds the following instructor ratings: Karate-Do, Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, Close Quarters Combat, Handgun Disarming, Handgun Retention, NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, NRA Firearms Instructor, (Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle), NRA Home Defense, NRA Personal Protection, Advanced Handgun Instructor, Baton, PR24, ASP Baton, South Carolina Certified Concealed Weapons Permit Instructor, FAA Certified Flight Instructor Single and Multi-engine Airplanes, South Carolina Certified Emergency Medical Technician Instructor. Mr. Campbell also holds a South Carolina State Constable Commission and serves as a reserve police officer.

He is a member of the Special Forces Association, Association of Special Operations Professionals, Tactical Response Association, International Close Combat Instructors Association, Japan Karate Association, and South Carolina State Constable Association.

http://www.closecombatinstructors.com/james-webb.htm

US Elite Forces Master Chief. Over twenty years service with the U.S. Army. His qualifications include Special Forces, Rangers, Airborne, Air-Assault, SERE Instructor (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape), close combat instructor to Thailand and Korean Airborne, Korean Rangers, intelligence agent and interrogator. Chief Webb trained the Liberian Presidential bodyguard unit and worked security for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He is a Vietnam veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor. Chief Webb is currently working the Missing In Action / Prisoner Of War program in Vietnam. He was an instructor and advisor to the Korean Special Forces, assisting them in developing the White Tiger fighting system used by the Korean Special Forces.

http://www.closecombatinstructors.com/kelly-worden.htm

Kelly S. Worden's Combative Program has been extremely well received through the U.S. Army 1st. Special Forces at Ft. Lewis Washington for the last 5 years. Prior programs include the USAF 62nd Combat Controllers at McCord AFB under the guidance of Col. Michael Vrosh, and countless seminars throughout North America.

The Combative Program Kelly S. Worden currently instructs covers Stick or ASP Baton, Short Staff, Knife, Machete, Improvised weapons, Trapping, Throws, Locks, Non-lethal control, Counter-Grappling, and Kickboxing strategies.

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Old 09-12-2008, 15:00   #2
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There is quite a bio for another instructor, "Doctor Professor" who gets to make up his own uniform, complete with cammy beret and "U.S. Army" above a nametape.


http://www.closecombatinstructors.co...-holifield.htm

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Professor Leonard C. Holifield, C.P.S., Ph.D./MS.

Leonard Holifield

Prof. Leonard Holifield has over 35 years of martial arts experience and is president and founder of I.A.E.P.A. [The International Academy of Executive Protection Agents], I.A.P.M.S.D.T [The International Academy of Police & Military Self Defense Tactics], and H.C.S.I [Holifield's Combat Systems International], organizations that offer specialized training in unarmed self defense for executive security, law enforcement, special operations and military personnel.

Considered one of the country's leading experts in hand-to-hand combat, he is a published author and frequent lecturer on unarmed self-defense, executive protection and military combatives. During his military career he served as Chief Combatives Instructor to the United States Army from 1987 to 1997 and was instrumental in rewriting the Army's manual on Combatives (FM 21-150).

While stationed in Seoul, Korea, he and his team spear-headed a hand-to-hand combat training program that was taught throughout 2nd Infantry Division and 8th Army Command. His positions included Nuclear-Biological-Chemical Specialist, Combat Lifesaver, Master Fitness Instructor, Instructor Certified "H" Identifier, Inmate Labor Supervisor, Tac-Fire Operations Specialist, Military Police Officer and CQC/USD trainer to, Airborne, Air Assault, Air Calvary, Infantry, Field Artillery, (SRT) Special Reaction Teams and Special Operations.

His work in the field of hand-to-hand combat has been featured on AFKN (Armed Forced Korean Network) and in numerous military publications, to include Stars & Stripes, Soldiers, Army Trainer, Korus, and Military Police magazines and has been recognized by top military leaders to include former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Colin Powell, former Army Chief of Staff Gen. Gordan R. Sullivan and former Sergeant Major of the Army - SMA Richard A. Kidd.

In March of 2000, he was voted Most Outstanding Self Defense Instructor by The World Martial Arts Hall of Fame and has received the coveted Executive Protection Award of Valor. A highly decorated veteran of the Gulf War, he was credited with capturing one of the first Iraqi POW's during Operation Desert Storm. He is a defensive tactics instructor and graduate of ESI's (Executive Security International) Advanced Executive Protection Program (AEP) and Certified Protection Specialist (CPS).

In addition to his extensive military background, he has trained in several martial art disciplines, including Judo, Jujitsu, Aikido, Hapkido, Combat Karate, Shotokan Karate, Ninjitsu, Hwarang do, Knife Fighting, Boxing and Grappling. He holds 10th degree, 6th degree, 3rd degree and 2nd degree black belts in Sikaron Karate, Hapkido, Judo and Karate, respectively.

He is the founder of "Fight-Flight or Freeze," a national reality-based women's self defense program and CETA (Close-Engagement Target Acquisition), a fighting system developed specifically for military, law enforcement and security personnel. He is the author of Close Quarter Combat, A Soldiers Guide To Hand-to-Hand Combat, [Paladin Press] and video artist for Panther Productions' best selling Hand-to-Hand Combat series Close Quarter Combat. He has provided close protection for numerous celebrities and is currently serving as Executive Security Officer for the Alabama State Supreme Court and personnel bodyguard to the Chief Justice Roy Moore, aka The Ten Commandments Judge.
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Old 09-13-2008, 06:28   #3
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I remember Jordan. He was with one of the teams going through SOT at Mott Lake back in the day. All I'll say is he was (and apparently is) a competent martial artist.
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Old 09-13-2008, 07:44   #4
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If I did know them they would have to cut my head off and put it in a safe
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Old 09-29-2008, 21:40   #5
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Damn...Where's Jim W___

Pretty bold stuff, just thought they're missing one name. Blitz
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Old 09-29-2008, 22:09   #6
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The sites lists:

"Other Members Include:

Blue Curran
Mike Pick
Ron Donvito
Richard Hungerford
Robert Spear
Steve Mattoon
Robbie Robinson

I can vouch for Ron Donvito as being the Close Combat Institute instructor hired by 1st SWTG(A) to train SFQC instructors and some of the SFQC students while I was there.
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Old 09-30-2008, 07:48   #7
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Mattoon is a great breacher, CQB expert, and all around good guy, but I do not think of him as a martial arts instructor.

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Old 09-30-2008, 23:49   #8
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If the Robbie Robinson is "Dave Robinson" SGM retired, 7TH GP (Halo extraordinaire).I will vouch for him. He always went by et al "Robbie".
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Old 10-01-2008, 09:46   #9
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I went through Phase One with him, he was my Patrol's Sr NCO, and as I remember he was as much a instructor as a fellow student and worked well with our TACS. Short guy as I recall. I probably owe him a beer or three thinking back on the day.
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There is a retired SGM Robinson working at G-8 USASOC. He used to be the Co SGM at (then F Co out at Camp Mackall) circa 2000 - not sure if its the same guy or not - just providing info.
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Old 10-03-2008, 06:11   #11
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After reading 'Prof' Holifields bio, it jogged my memory back to a Spc. that started a hand to hand 'thing' for a unit in corps artillery on Bragg back around the mid 90s. I am pretty sure it is the same guy. There was a write up on it in the Paraglide. I have to question his Phd credentials though.
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Old 10-08-2008, 05:30   #12
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Pretty bold stuff, just thought they're missing one name. Blitz
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Old 10-13-2008, 16:55   #13
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There is quite a bio for another instructor, "Doctor Professor" who gets to make up his own uniform, complete with cammy beret and "U.S. Army" above a nametape.


http://www.closecombatinstructors.co...-holifield.htm
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http://www.*******.com/watch?v=w7pmpmDi0YQ

I haven't decided which part of the Doctor Professor's video is my favorite; the dramatic demonstrations or the students attempts at a good warrior stance.
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Old 10-13-2008, 22:45   #14
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I remember Jordan. He was with one of the teams going through SOT at Mott Lake back in the day. All I'll say is he was (and apparently is) a competent martial artist.
I was training with Myong Mayes & Master-Wolf on Yadkin when I took some classes from him in the Matta-Mile.

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I worked with Larry Jordon in 5th GRP in 89-90. He was a martial arts extraordinaire back then and apparently still is. I'll always remember when 1SG Jordon discovered that I played the Guitar. I was soon volunteered to sing Christmas carols with Larry and his wife at the VA Hospital, without practice. Larry sounds like Elmore Fudd and is I believe tone def.

I also worke with Robbie Robinson out at Camp Mackall, he wasn't into alot of martial arts that I recall but was one hell of a fisherman....

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