Brandon D. Sommerfeld is a U.S Army Special Forces combat veteran and a dedicated student of the fighting arts for over 40 years. Brandon has taught military combatives since 1983 and currently heads up the combatives program at International training inc. as a Master Instructor. From 1991 to 1995 Brandon was the Chief Combatives Instructor at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Ft. Bragg N.C. Brandon’s specialty is designing Combative programs based on the mission specific needs and operating environment of the individual and teams. Brandon was mentored under Rough and Tumble Combatives Master Shane Milone and holds Black Belt ranking in Budo Taijutsu under Tim Berry-Dean. He now trains exclusively in the Combative System of Russian Martial Art and is a certified instructor under Systema Master Vladimir Vasiliev and Founder Col. Mikhail Ryabko. Brandon D. Sommerfeld is dedicated to the values and mission of the ICCIA.