Steven Mosley has over 34 years of law enforcement work experience.  He currently serves as the Director of Training for the Combat Hard Training Group and continues to actively work for the federal government in a Supervisory Law Enforcement capacity.

He has been involved in firearms and defensive tactics instruction for over three decades.  Steven is a graduate of some the top shooting schools in the United States: Thunder Ranch, Heckler & Koch, Smith & Wesson, Offshoots, Rogers Shooting School, Glock, FLETC, FBI and NRA.

He is also certified by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) as a Law Enforcement, Arrest & Control/Defensive Tactics and Firearms Instructor.  Steven is a Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor-Trainer in Defensive Tactics, Tactical CQC, Aircraft Countermeasures, Ground Avoidance & Ground Escape (GAGE) and Spontaneous Knife Defense.

In addition to work-related experience, Steven has over 29 years experience in martial arts and holds a first-degree black belt in Chinese Kenpo Karate, Filipino Kali and is a Senior Instructor under the British Combat Association.  Steven is also an Associate Instructor in Filipino Martial Arts & Jun Fan Gung Fu under Guro Dan Inosanto, CQB Services Instructor under Dennis Martin and Krav Maga Instructor under SGT Major (ret.) Nir Maman, Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga.

Within the fitness arena, Steven’s accomplishments include USA Weightlifting Club Coach and a Physical Fitness Coordinator for the federal government.  He is also a certified Advanced Boxing Fitness Trainer, an International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation (IKFF) Certified Kettlebell Trainer, and an American Kettlebell Lifting Coach.  Steven is certified through the Battling Ropes Training System as a coach and is also a certified Warrior Diet/CFT Level Two Instructor.

Steven holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia.

Instructor & Training Experience:

Shotgun Instructor Training Program (SITP – 1304)
ASHI Certified Level 7 Instructor – Emergency Medical Response and Advanced First Aid/CPR Pro
NAEMT EMS Safety Instructor
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor
NRA Certified Instructor- Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun and Personal Protection in the Home
FLETC Physical Fitness Coordinator Training Program (PFCTP – 506)
FLETC Non Lethal Control Instructor Training Program (NLCITP – 302)
FLETC Law Enforcement Instructor Training Program (LEITP – 206)
FLETC Firearms Instructor Training Program (FITP –209 A)
FLETC Arrest and Control Instructor Training Program (ATITP – 101)
Federal Bureau of Investigation Firearms Instructor School
Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Defensive Tactics Instructor Trainer
Simunition Scenario Instructor and Safety Certification
Air Force Anti-Terrorism Instructor
Georgia Peace Office Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Senior Instructor
Georgia P.O.S.T. Firearms Instructor
Georgia P.O.S.T. Defensive Tactics Instructor
Georgia P.O.S.T. Emergency Medical Instructor

Martial Arts, Fitness and Combative Specialties: 

Instructors Certificate in Self Defense – World Combat Association
British Combat Association Senior Instructor
Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga (ISFKM) Instructor
C.Q.B. Services International CQB Instructor
Hock Hochheim Close Quarter Combat Group Class Organizer, Gun/Counter Gun Instructor
Associate Instructor Filipino Martial Arts & Jun Fan Gung Fu– Inosanto IMAIA
Black Belt Chinese Kenpo Karate – Karate Connection Association – Chuck Sullivan
Warrior Diet Instructor Certification Course, Level I & II – Ori Hofmekler
International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation Certified Kettlebell Trainer
American Kettlebell Club Lifting Coach
Battling Ropes Training System Coach



Don is currently employed as a hand to hand combat and firearms instructor by one of our nation’s largest counter-terrorism agencies. He has over 25 years experience teaching law enforcement and military personnel. He has personally instructed over 9,000 civilians and 3,000 law enforcement and military personnel. He has produced over 100 Black Belts in his teaching career.  Beginning his training at age 14, he has over 45 years of martial arts experience. He is a Full Instructor in the Filipino Martial Arts & Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do under Dan Inosanto.
He is a Full Instructor in Muay Thai under Surachai Sirisute. He is a certified instructor in Lameco Eskrima under Edgar Sulite and Inayan Siniwali, Inayan Desquerdas, and Inayan Largo Mano under Mike Inay. Don also holds Black Belts in Okinawan Kenpo, Chinese Kenpo, and Koseido Karate.

Don is certified by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) as a Criminal Investigator (CITP-313), Law Enforcement Instructor (LEITP-309), and Firearms Instructor (XP-FITP-304). He is a PPCT certified instructor in Defensive Tactics, Pressure Point Control Tactics, Tactical Close Quarter Combat, Aircraft Countermeasures, GAGE Ground Defense, and Spontaneous Knife Defense. He is a former instructor in ASLET (American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers – LET #1165). He has attended the SPEAR Officer Survival School and has trained in the Koga method.

Don’s law enforcement specialty is edged weapon defense. He has contributed to such notable entities as Law & Order Magazine, the Street Survival Seminar series, and appeared in Surviving Edged Weapons with Dan Inosanto and Leo Gaje.

Before moving to Atlanta to focus on his work for the government, Don owned and operated martial arts schools in Pittsburgh, PA. At one point, he owned two schools and had oversight on four franchises he sold to several school owners there.

Don was a founding Board Member for the Thai Boxing Association of the USA, and before moving to Atlanta was the Northeast Director. He now serves as Special Adviser to the Association.

4 thoughts on “Instructors

  1. I’m law enforcement looking to enhance my inside- closequarter techniques/
    Name is Calvin, former military- wide array of training..
    Live in Douglasville , thanks

  2. Just an old friend from over brook school.
    Haven’t seen you Don in probably 50 years.
    Would be nice to hear from ya.

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