Essential Self Defense – Confidence – Self Esteem
Training Warrior Athletes Since 1996
Kyoshi Robb Buckland, an 8th Degree Blackbelt and Certified Nutritional Clinician(CNC) and Master Personal Trainer (MPT) (IFPA and NASM) and Weight Loss Specialist (WLS). Soke Michael DePasquale Jr. &, Sr. promoted him to Blackbelt in the Yoshitsune Combat Jujitsu system in 2014, Awarded him the title of Kyoshi in 2016 and in 2019 officially recognized F.E.A.R.S. Combatives and promoted him to 8th degree black belt. He has over 40 years in the martial arts and holds master level blackbelts in multiple martial arts and instructor certifications in combatives and defensive tactics from the world’s most prominent grand masters and trainers. Kyoshi Buckland is the only current Martial Arts Practitioner in the world to have earned Black Belt Ranks From Joe Lewis, Bill “Super Foot” Wallace and Soke Michael DePasquale Jr. Buckland is mentored by Uechi Ryu Grand Masters Bob Bethoney, Arthur Rebesa and Jim Maloney, and is recognized as a Master Instructor. Robb began training with Kickboxing Legend Grand Master Joe Lewis in 1984 is a 6th degree black belt in the Joe Lewis American Karate System (J.L.A.K.S.) and has been three times nominated for the coveted ‘Gallantry Award’ by the Joe Lewis Fighting System (J.L.F.S.) Buckland also holds a 3rd Degree Blackbelt under Kickboxings former Undefeated Middleweight Champion Bill ‘Superfoot’Wallace. Soke Michael DePasquale Jr. &, Sr. promoted him to Blackbelt in the Yoshitsune Combat Jujitsu system and he was awarded the title of Kyoshi. Mentorship by Soke DePasquale and Grand Master Joe Hess led Buckland to numerous film, television, and magazine appearances as well as advanced stunt and Ju Jitsu training at various Action Film Academys & Action Film Stunt Schools. Buckland served in a security/executive protection capacity for performers; Joan Jett, Seigi Ozawa, Winton Marselles and others. Kyoshi is frequently featured in films and documentaries.