OUR TEAM

VADIM SLAVIN
KMF – President

  • Russian Army Officer
  • Trained in Karate and Systema
  • I.D.F. Soldier
  • Black Belt Krav Maga (IDF)
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt Judo
  • 4th Degree Black Belt Russian Sambo
  • Certified International Instructor in 2 Martial Arts

 

ROBERT CUMMING
KMF – Vice President

  • Master Degree in Education
  • Verbal Judo Certified Instructor
  • 6th Degree Black Belt, World Taekwondo Federation Headquarters
  • Level 5 – Black Belt Krav Maga Force
  • Krav Maga Force Women’s Self Defense Head Instructor
  • Pressure Point Control Tactics Advanced Certification, Stay Safe Instructional Programs
  • International Master Instructor Certification, World Taekwondo Federation
  • Master Instructor Certification, United States Taekwondo Committee
  • National Coach Certification (NCCP level 2), Coaching Association of Canada
  • Ontario Provincial selection game light weight Champion, 2002
  • Jr. National Team Trainer, Jr. World Championships, Istanbul, 1998

 

ANDREA COULTER
KMF – Director of Operations

  • Brown Belt Judo
  • Krav Maga Instructor Level 2
  • Basic Bodyguard Training
  • Crossfit Trainer Level 1
  • Business Degree

 

LAURIAN LAPADATU
KMF – Chief Instructor

  • Served in the military
  • Experience teaching H2H and combat tactics to Law Enforcement and Military
  • IBA (International Bodyguard Association) Regional Director Western Canada
  • Advanced Security Training (AST)
  • VIP Protection Experience
  • Certified CrossFit and Olympic Lifting Instructor
  • Certified Krav Maga instructor in 5 Krav Maga Federations
  • Certified Krav Maga Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Black Belt Krav Maga – Israel
  • Certified ICSU Instructor Eskrima/Kali – Level 1
  • Certified International Instructor in 3 Martial Arts
  • 6th Degree Black Belt Karate Shotokan
  • 4th Degree Black Belt CMA
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt Krav Maga
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Karate Kyokushinkai
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Taekwon-Do ITF
  • 1st Degree Taekwon-Do WTF
  • Brown Belt Judo
  • Purple Belt Jiu-Jitsu

 

NATHAN HAYES
KMF Law Enforcement–  Head Instructor

  • Police Officer
  • Certified LE Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Federations

 

J. J.
KMF Military–  Head Instructor

  • USMC

 

TROY OSTAPIW
KMF CANADA National Director

  • Experience teaching H2H and combat tactics to Law Enforcement and Military
  • Former Specialized Tactics & Recruit trainer for Police Officers &  Police Trainers
  • Former Defensive Tactics Trainer RCMP Depot
  • Trained in 3 Krav Maga Federations
  • Experience teaching H2H and combat tactics to Law Enforcement and Military
  • Certified Executive Protection High Risk Operations
  • Current Arrest & Control Instructor
  • Certified Security Specialist
  • Certified NCCP  Boxing Coach
  • Full Instructor Jeet Kune Do
  • Instructor Spec Ops Kali
  • 5th Degree Black Belt Bujinkahn Jiu-Tai-Jitsu
  • 5th  Degree  Black Belt Natural Spirit Combatives
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Modern Arnis
  • Blue Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Certified Kettlebell Instructor

 

JIM O’HARA
KMF USA– National Director

  • President of Focus Martial Arts, Inc
  • Head Coach of the Amateur Athletic Union’s United States Karate Team
  • Black Belt in Shotokan Karate
  • World Karate Champion (1996)
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Organizations.

 

MAURO ARCIA
KMF Caribbean Director / KMF PUERTO RICO National Director

  • Professional Bodyguard
  • Trained with Police and Military SWAT teams
  • Certified Instructor in 4 Krav Maga Federations
  • Certified Krav Maga Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Certified Krav Maga Military Instructor
  • Certified Combat Fitness Instructor
  • 5th Degree Black Belt Taekwon-Do
  • Black Belt Krav Maga Force
  • More info soon

 

KENNETH FJELD
KMF European Director /  KMF NORWAY National Director

  • 4th degree Karate – Chuck Norris System
  • 1st Degree Karate – Shotokan
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Federations
  • Purple belt BJJ,
  • Level 5  Pambuan Arnis,
  • Certified Kickboxing Instructor Benny The Jet Urquidez,
  • Certified Alpha MMA instructor,
  • CEO Recaro Child Safety Norway and Sweden

 

 

 

STEPHEN HAMMERSLEY
KMF USA East Coast–  Director

  • 8th Degree Master Black Belt,  “Chuck Norris System”
  • 5th Degree Black Belt “Tang Soo Do”
  • 5th Degree Black Belt “Champion Martial Arts”
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Krav Maga Force
  • 1st Degree Black Belt “Kuk Ki Won / Tae Kwon Do”
  • Blue Belt “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”
  • Owner and Chief Instructor “Krav Maga Force Florida”
  • UFAF / Krav Maga Force Director 
  • 1995 Inducted into the Black Belt Hall Of Fame
  • International Board Of Director United Fighting arts Federation “Chuck Norris System” Director Of Professional Development

 

CIPRIAN SOCACIU
KMF Central USA–  Director

  • Black Belt Karate
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Federations
  • Advanced Knife Fighting Training

 

HOWARD MUNDING
KMF USA West Coast–  Director

  • 6th Degree Black Belt Chuck Norris System
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Krav Maga Force
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 3 Krav Maga Federations
  • Certified LE Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Chief Instructor UFAF Krav Maga Force
  • Chief Instructor / Owner of Millennium Martial Arts and Krav Maga Force Arizona
  • UFAF Head of Security for International Training Conference

 

POLICE AND MILITARY ADVISORS

RYAN SPINK
KMF Civilian and Law Enforcement Technical Advisor

  • 8th Degree Black Belt (Rank of Master) in Kung Fu San Soo
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Krav Maga Force
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 3 Krav Maga Federations
  • Black Belt & Certified Instructor in the Filipino Martial Arts (Eskrima/Kali)
  • Black Belt in Shotokan Karate
  • Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • Black Belt in Aikido
  • Black Belt in Kenpo Karate
  • Certified Muay Thai Instructor (Kru) by the Muay Thai International Association
  • Certified American Kickboxing Instructor with a amateur fight record of   7-0 with 2 wins by TKO
  • Member of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame and recipient of the “Krav Maga Instructor of the Year” Award for 2014
  • Member of the Masters Hall of Fame and recipient of the “Platinum Lifetime Achievement” Award (2014)
  • Graduate of the International Bodyguard Association training courses specializing in Executive Protection & Tactical High Risk Area Security
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer & Performance Nutrition Specialist
  • Official MMA Fight Commentator for the California Fight League and co-host of the internet show “CFL Inside the Cage”
  • Director of the Integrated Combat Systems University

 

SHANNON BRUESS, M.S.
KMF Women’s Self Defense – Technical Advisor

  • Master’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Certified Krav Maga Force Instructor, Level 1
  • Certified Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Training Instructor
  • World Karate Champion (2006)
  • Certified Rape Crisis Counselor

 

CHRISTIAN HOBOT
KMF Law Enforcement Use of Force Advisor – CANADA

  • Police Officer
  • Certified LE Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Federations
  • 2 Martial Arts Black Belts
  • IBA (International Bodyguard Association) CANADA – Use of Force Adviser

 

GRAYDON LEWIS
KMF Military Programs–   Advisor USA

  • Served in Vietnam – 82nd Airborne
  • Security for President Nixon
  • TOW School Fort Bragg
  • AITFort Bragg
  • Airborne Jump School
  • Karate Instructor Fort Bragg
  • Machine Gunner, Rifleman
  • Sniper School
  • JOTC Jungle SchoolPanama
  • Civil Disturbance Training
  • Tested MC1-1 Parachute
  • Tested C5AGalaxy
  • PSYOPS operations
  • Fire Team Leader
  • Combat Leader’s Course
  • Full Active Shooter Training
  • Krav Maga Instructor in two Krav Maga Federations
  • 4th Degree Black Belt Karate Shotokan
  • Purple Belt Judo AU

 

ELLIOT SANTIAGO
KMF VIP Protection–  Adviser USA

  • Honorable discharge USMC, E-5 Sargent
  • USMC Boxing and Judo Team
  • Armed Guard experience
  • CCW, CPL Instructor Wayne County Sheriff
  • Certified Krav Maga Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Federations
  • Black Belt in 2 Martial Arts
  • ACLS Advanced cardiac life support certified

 

CATALIN CODRESCU
KMF VIP Protection –  Adviser CANADA

  • Served in the Military
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Karate
  • Certified Instructor in 2 Krav Maga Federations
  • Police Academy – Investigation and Enforcement
  • Code ZERO driving – BC Justice Institute