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Timothy Barchard Karate Instructor

Timothy Barchard in Derry - Professional Martial Arts Academy

Timothy Barchard

Professor Barchard began his martial arts training as a teenager under the tutelage of Grand Master Robert LaMattina. Professor Barchard holds the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt in Aiki Kempo, 5th Degree Black Belt in Shaolin Kempo, a Level 3 (Kru) in Muay Thai under Kru Mark DellaGrotte. Professor Barchard was promoted to a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on March 25, 2011 in the Renzo Gracie Organization and received his 1st degree promotion on July 25, 2014 under BJJ Black Belt World Champion Rafael “Gordinho” Lima.

On April 24, 2004 Professor was elected into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. A three time National Karate Champion, he has traveled all over the United States participating in tournaments and seminars. In August 2006 he traveled to Brazil and won the Jiu Jitsu World Championships.

Professor Barchard has trained in the Martial Arts with such notables as Chuck Norris, Ernie Reyes Sr., Fred Degeberg, Robert Young, Tom Sotis, and Dave Kovar.

In Muay Thai Professor Barchard has trained under Kru Toy SitYodTong (the manager of the SitYodTong camp in Thailand) and Kru Mark DellaGrotte the American representative of SitYodTong and trainer to numerous UFC fighters.

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Professor Barchard has trained with, Rafael Gordinho Lima, Daniel Gracie, Roberto “Gordo” Lima, Renzo Gracie, Carlos Gracie Jr., Rigan Machado, Renato Babalu Sobral, Rillion Gracie, Roberto Maia, Roger Gracie, Rolles Gracie, Igor Gracie, Gregor Gracie and numerous other BJJ Black Belts. Professor Barchard has also travels to Brazil to continue his studies of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Professor Barchard has trained numerous MMA fighters, from local MMA champions to UFC and Bellator fighters.

Being the father of two children, he knows the importance of teaching morals and values.


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