Coach Roach instructs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes at Budokai Judo & Jiu-Jitsu. He currently holds the rank of Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Jeff Robison, who holds the rank of Black Belt, certifies his rank. In addition, Coach Roach is a certified Brown Belt with the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Ferderation (IBJJF). Coach Roach has been active in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 2008 and has a background in wrestling. Additionally, he holds the rank of Ikkyu (Brown Belt) in Judo, under Frank Herzog, and is registered with USA Judo. 

Coach Roach’s current certifications include:

  • Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (IBJJF: Focused Fight Team)
  • ​Level 1 Instructor: Gracie Survival Tactics (Law Enforcement & Military)
  • Ikkyu (Brown Belt) in Judo (USA Judo)
  • Impact Weapons Instructor (Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy)
  • Critical Injury First Aid Instructor (Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy)
  • Instructor FMS-1: High Efficiency Subject Control (Talon Global)
  • Instructor FMS-2: Immediate Threat Response Training (Talon Global)
  • Instructor FMS-3: Counter Combatives for Law Enforcement (Talon Global)
  • ​Basic Instructor: Taser Conducted Electrical Weapon (Axon) 
  • Graduate of ShivWorks Extreme Close Quarter Concepts (ECQC)

Ryan Roach

Budokai Judo & Jiu-Jitsu

Est. 1965