Combatives & Martial Arts

When not racing OCR, Evan spends much of his free time training in martial arts.

Current Qualifications:
-Assistant Instructor for Tiga Tactics

-Black Belt- 1st Degree in Shaolin Kempo Karate through Aplomb Martial Arts Karate

-Blue Belt- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu through Pedro Sauer Jiu Jitsu Association

-Level 2: Jeet Kune Do through Elite Academy of Martial Arts (supplemented with Wing Chun, Red Sash through Chan's Kung Fu)

-2+ years of Kali (supplemented through Dynamic Fighting Arts Kali Level 4 and Karambit Level 4 as well as Dynamis Alliance Blade work Level 2)

-Medusa Edged Weapons System Instructor # 036-24

-Combatives OIC for 1st Infantry Division
-1st ID All Army Combatives Team (Alternate Welterweight)
-Master Trainer for Modern Army Combatives Program 

-Air Force Combatives Program Basic Instructor (Special Warfare track)

-Self teaches traditional martial arts weapons using YouTube videos and books


Occasionally does things like work with Bobby Ross for choreographed fights (see Reign vs. Bang below):

Follow 1 ID Combatives Instagram and Facebook via the social links below:

Various Online Courses Including:

Protector Nation: Civilian Protector Project, Protector Symposium 1.0-6.0


Articles, Media & Avertisements

Tiga Tactics Articles

A couple of articles on Tiga Tactics focused on their unique brand of online training:

Get Functional ASAP

Think Like a Bad Guy, Act Like a Good Guy

Black Belt Magazine

Article called "Dear Hollywood Reboot WMAC Masters" in the 60th anniversary issue of Black Belt Magazine released in August 2021.

Radio Interview: KMAN

Radio interview conducted on Manhattan, KS KMAN radio talking about Combatives along with teammate Brad Johnston (BJJ brown belt & 3rd place Lightweight at 2023 All Army Combatives competition).

Radio Interview: KJCK

Radio interview conducted on KJCK Junction City, KS radio talking about Combatives along with teammate Brad Johnston (BJJ brown belt & 3rd place Lightweight at 2023 All Army Combatives competition).

Aplomb Martial Arts

Cover image on Aplomb Martial Arts landing page.

 

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