Bob Zacharias-Chief instructor
Mstr Bob Zacharias holds the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, and has been training in the martial arts since 1975. He is 1st Dan Black Belt Certified Instructor/ Coach in Krav Maga, He started instructing in 1981 in Jacksonville, Florida. In the mid 1980's to the early 1990's, while he was in the U.S. military, he instructed military personnel in more practical martial arts techniques and combatives. Over the last 35 years, Mstr. Zacharias has developed a program to help students of all ages by sharing his knowledge and helping others reach their full potential, living life in peace.
Michael Shorts is a Phase A and B certified Alpha Krav Maga instructor through Sam Sade and Bob Zacharias. He has been training in at Alpha Krav Maga Hampton Roads for over the past 4 years, and has a passion for training good people in realistic self-defense practices.
ANVIL BJJ- Head Coach- Ron Jacobs
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt- under Professor Butch Hiles,2nd Degree Black Belt- Marcello Montiero Association
Black Belt Krav Maga-under David Kahn, Israeli Krav Maga Association
Muay Thai Kru- under Ajarn Buck Grant, Muay Thai University
Black Belt Japenese Ju Jitsu- under Sensei Sparky Bollinger, United States Judo Association
Former Chief Instructor/6th Degree Martial Arts Instructor Trainer- Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
Master Sergeant USMC (Ret)