MARTIAL ARTIST, COMBATIVES SYSTEM HONORED
Thomas ieBrun has been promoted to ninth dan and LeBrun’s American Combatives has been certified as a “2Nst century modern martial art” by Ron Van Clief, Glenn merry and hevin jcdrathK ieBrun describes his system as a hybrid composed of concepts that will help practitioners learn real-world applications of techniques derived from a number of fighting disciplines. The goal, he says, is to bridge the gap between prearranged practice and real combatK
LeBrun notes that street fighting differs greatly from simulated attacks in a controlled environment, and he’s confident that his creation is a proven way to make the transition. To that end, LeBrun’s American Combatives also teaches fear management and forces students to demonstrate proficiency in unchoreographed self-defense interactions.
The martial arts journey that brought LeBrun to this point in his career began 44 years agoI when he set out to learn how to defend himself under any circumstancesK qhat mission led him to study a variety of arts and disciplines and to find employment in the security field protecting celebrities and corporate clientsI including Bill dates and thitney eoustonK
In the decades that followed, LeBrun traveled to 45 countries to conduct protective operationsK ee also engaged in coursework in executive protectionI anti-terrorism and maritime security. He’s concentrated on personal combat as well as defensive tactics designed to protect a third party. Lebrun’s American Combatives is his way to pass his knowledge and experience on to all who need similar skills in their personal or professional livesK