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I will help you develop useable, repeatable and measurable skill sets quickly and more efficiently than any other instructor! And, I can do so in the following training areas:

Self-Defense, Functional Fitness, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Arrest and Control, Jeet Kune Do, Filipino Martial Arts, Defensive Tactics and more…


Click the learn more button and learn how I can develop a custom-made curriculum just for you or your group!




My name is Roy Harris and I have an extensive background in martial arts, self-defense, arrest and control, defensive tactics, firearms, functional fitness and military combatives. I’ve taught nearly 600 seminars internationally, been featured in national and international magazines, been interviewed on numerous podcasts, produced several iOS apps, produced hundreds of instructional videos, written a book and had it translated into Spanish, and, I’ve written hundreds of articles for various websites.

If you or your team are looking for a structured, progressive, innovative and customized approach to instruction (whether it’s private lessons, seminar or workshop), I am positive I can help you solve your problems and reach your goals!

If you have questions or comments, feel free to email me here.

I look forward to hearing from you!


My Blog

Heightening Your Awareness, P.1

Awareness Training Several years ago, I had some interesting dialogue with several people on one of my forums. This dialogue was about "Awareness Training." Below are some excerpts of this dialogue. Enjoy!   Question: Mr. Harris, I'm hoping that you could...

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Tip of the Day #4

Today's Tip of the Day focuses on a method of training for all Brazilian Jiu Jitsu over 40 practitioners. The method I show teaches the practitioner how to anticipate a particular point in time that happens a lot during sparring. The point in time occurs...

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Kick Out Of This Story

Get A Kick Out Of This Story Having been involved in a variety of martial art kicking styles since the middle 1980's, one of my favorite kicks from Boxe Française Savate is "Le coup de pied bas." It is a favorite because it is simple, direct, efficient and...

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What Makes A Good Instructor

What Makes a Good Instructor? ***Below is an excerpt from my book, "The Jiu Jitsu Answer Man, Volume One" - which can be found on Amazon.com Over the past thirty-something years, I’ve had a chance to train in twenty-seven styles of martial art with...

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BJJ over 40 training

Are you a Jiu Jitsu practitioner who is getting close to the age or 40, or are you already over the age of 40? Are you tired of the injuries associated with sparring with the young guns in their 20's? If this sounds like you, I have some answers for you....

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My Apps

Since 2008, I have produced a few handfuls of iOS instructional apps. These apps have received numerous positive comments about the quality of content.

More apps will be added each year. Click on Go to App Store button to see which apps are available, on sale and updated!


My Book

Since 1994, I have answered thousands of questions on various online forums, through Skype, Messenger, Facebook email and over the phone, as well as with personalized many instructional videos I have delivered through smartphones on the subjects of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Jeet Kune Do, Self-Defense, Filipino Martial Arts and various other styles. From theory to training to practical application, I’ve answered every question thrown at me – including the question “Which sports bra do you recommend for training?”!

In the Kindle version of this book (The Jiu Jitsu Answer Man, Volume One), you will read the updated versions of the questions I’ve answered – beginning in 1994 and up until recent months.

In this book, I answer important questions, share new articles, and add fascinating stories from my travels around the world!

• If you’d like to preview the table of content for the book, as well as see a few excerpts, click here!

• If you’d like to purchase the Kindle Version, click on the Buy Now button below.

• If you would like to purchase the Printed Version, click here!

My Videos

Since 1994, I have produced 300+ instructional, informative and entertaining videos. I have also participated in a variety of interviews on various forums and websites.

The videos you see on the Videos page are but a small portion of the  videos I have produced over the years.  As time goes on, I will add more videos to this collection!

Click on the “More Videos” button below and enjoy!

Upcoming Seminars


• Saturday, January 27: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu workshop at Baja Jiu Jitsu Academy in Mexicali, B.C., Mexico

• Saturday, February 10: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu workshop at Boxing Inc. in Tucson, Arizona

• Saturday, February 24: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu workshop in Minneapolis, MN

• Friday-Monday, March 2-5: Jeet Kune Do, Level 3, Instructor Course in San Diego, CA ($400)

• Saturday-Tuesday, March 10-15: Jeet Kune Do, Level 6, Instructor Course / Workshops / Private training at Adaptive Movement Parkour in New Britain, CT ($400)

• Saturday, April 28: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu workshop at Canadian Martial Arts Centre in Lethbridge, AB, Canada


Contact me if you are interested in hosting a seminar in 2018