As Iron Sharpens Iron, So One Person Sharpens Another (Proverbs 27:17)

About Us

Our founder and lead combatives instructor of AWC, Randy Rozzell, is a retired Navy SEAL with 22 years of military experience. He has been involved in multiple combat deployments and received extensive training. In 2012, Randy was named SEAL Team Seven, NSWG-1, and Naval Special Warfare Command SEAL/Sailor of the Year. He retired as the leading chief/course and program manager for the Naval Special Warfare Combatives program. He developed a new six-week long combatives Instructor Course that never existed before in Naval Special Warfare and is the pinnacle of what SEALs learn today in combatives. Randy now teaches military units, SWAT teams, law enforcement agencies, border patrol, and civilians during his days off from his job as a firefighter. Below are a just a few of his awards for valor in combat and instructing.


Specific Combative Qualifications/Certifications

Naval Special Warfare Combatives Instructor
Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor (MOS 8551)
Gracie Survival Tactics Level 1
TAGWEST Unarmed Combatives Level 1, 2, 3, & 4
TAGWEST Unconventional Combatives Level 1 & 2
Global Resource Systems Self-Defense (CQB) Edged & Improvised Weapons

LINXX Tactical Combatives
Close Quarters Defense (CQD)
NEK Lone Operator Course
Special Operations Combatives Program (SOCP)
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
Krav Maga San Diego Military Training

Other Pertinent Qualifications

Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center Advanced Trauma Practitioner
California & San Diego Paramedic License
Naval Master Training Specialist
NSW Lead Breacher
Navy Rifle & Pistol Expert
Advanced Special Operations Level 2
Marine Corps Fighter/Leaders Course

Athletes Performance Institute
Mid-South Institute of Self Defense Shooting
Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) Training
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Course
Naval Instructor Qualification Course
NSW Range Operations Safety Officer (Static & Dynamic Small Arms; Rockets & Standoff Weapons; Ground Mobility Fire & Maneuver; Close-Quarters Combat; Explosive Breaching)

Contact us to enroll in a combat training seminar taught by a highly experienced professional. We proudly provide training for the military, law enforcement, and civilians throughout the nation.