Barry Broughton

Barry Broughton

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Specialization/s: Martial arts coach,

This coach is approved to work with Children and Vulnerable people.


Barry Broughton Ph, D. is Grandmaster in Ju Jitsu and owner of AKT Combatives Academies.

Grandmaster Barry Broughton, Ph.D. has applied his extensive training in the martial arts and years of practicing orthopaedics and sports medicine to create and found AKT Combatives-Jujitsu, a comprehensive reality-based martial arts system.

Dr. Barry Broughton served on active duty in the US Army as a Combat Medic and a Battalion Medical Officer and holds black belts in several styles of martial arts. Additionally, he has been inducted into multiple Martial Arts Halls of Fame, the Worldwide Martial Arts Council, and has served on the Board of Directors of several martial arts organizations; he is currently the Northeast Regional Director for the American Sport Jujitsu League. His numerous accomplishments got him featured in The Martial Directory: International Instructors Edition.

Barry Broughton is the owner of AKT Combatives Academy with several locations in New York State and is the head coach of Team AKT sport jujitsu team. He teaches his Self-Defense and AKT Combatives curriculum as Physical Education credit courses at a State University of New York (SUNY) college and teaches related seminars around the country.

Drawing on his multi-faceted experience, Dr. Broughton has authored Beyond Self-Defense: AKT Combatives Reality-Based Personal Protection a concise text to include accurate references to human anatomy, valuable concepts, and effective techniques for real-life self-defense. His book can be used as a college text or for self-education in real-world personal protection.

Additional training and experience includes Modern Army Combatives, Kickboxing, Tae Kwon Do, American Kenpo, Jujitsu, Tai Chi, Wrestling, French style classical fencing, Combat Knife Fighting Course (by the Pacific Jujitsu Alliance), Escrima Stick Fighting, Close Quarters Combat and much more…

Barry Broughton is more than a martial arts coach, he is an educator who possesses the real life experience that qualifies only a few in the world of self defense. Barry is a popular and much valued instructor with his student body, but also a highly respected martial artist among his peers.

A big call out and thank you to Dana Stamos from USA Dojo's ( for your hard work in also recognising Barry Broughton and sharing your information with Coach Check.

Awards & Certifications

10th Degree Black Belt AKT Combatives-Jujitsu | 2018-08-09

5th Degree Black Belt American Combat Jujitsu (Professor Tony Maynard) | 2016-09-09

5th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor WYYJ | 2017-08-09

Black Sash/ Black Belt Kun Tao Kung fu | 2015-08-09

KAPAP Combatives/Krav Maga Level One Instructor | 2016-04-03

Certified Martial Kickboxing Instructor | 2014-07-08

Team Coaching Staff – 2019 USA National Gold Medal WCJJO World Championship Jujitsu Team | 2018-09-09

Gold Medal- Team Member/Team Coach – 2019 WCJJO World Champion Jujitsu Demonstration Team | 2013-08-09

Team Coaching Staff – 2017 USA National Gold Medal WCJJO World Championship Jujitsu Team | 2014-09-09

Silver Medal- Team Member/Team Coach – 2017 WCJJO World Championships Jujitsu Demonstration Team | 2011-09-20

Work Experience

AKT Combatives Academy | Director

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Olean, Wellsville, New York, United States United States

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