Instructors and Staff Members

  • Leslie L. Buck, Jr.

    Leslie L. Buck, Jr.

    Leslie is the founder and chief instructor of the Tactical Arts Academy. His experience includes teaching private citizens, police and military and developing instructor programs. Read More
  • Bob Ondarza

    Bob Ondarza

    Bob is a senior instructor in Kali and Pencak Silat. His teaching experience also includes Capoeira Regional, Hatha Yoga and the prevention and management of aggressive behavior. Read More
  • Roger Sanchez

    Roger Sanchez

    Roger is an instructor in Pekiti Tirsia Kali, a second degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate and also does CrossFit. Roger is a Software Developer/QA Lead at Allure Energy. Read More
  • David Hamilton

    David Hamilton

    David is a senior Pekiti Tirisa Kali instructor at the Tactical Arts Academy. His background includes instructor ranks in Karate, Akido and Kali.

  • Travis Hough

    Travis Hough

    Travis is an instructor of Pekiti Tirsia Kali and Pencak Silat. His background includes many years of service in the Fourth Reconnaisance Marine.

  • Sam Spoor

    Sam Spoor

    Sam is an assistant instructor at the Tactical Arts Academy specializing in Pekiti Tirsia Kali and Defensive Tactics.

    Sam also trains Pencak Silat and CrossFit.

  • Troy Dudley

    Troy Dudley

    Troy is an advanced instructor in Pekiti Tirsia Kali and a CrossFit coach.

  • David Reichek

    David Reichek

    David is a firearms instructor and assistant instructor for the Tactical Arts Self Defense program.
  • Sergio Leal

    Sergio Leal

    Sergio is an avid Olympic Weightlifter and CrossFit coach with a great attention to detail and desire to help others.
  • Justin Fischer

    Justin Fischer

    Justin is a Defensive Tactics instructor who has a variety of sports and tactical experience. Justin is an avid fitness competitor and enjoys High-Intensity-Training with a focus on functional strength. Read More
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