MARTIN "YODA" KOEBRICK
The progenitor of all Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics was the great Aikido Master and LAPD Trainer Robert Koga (who developed the now-legendary "Koga System"), and one of his students was Martin "Yoda" Koebrick, a veteran reserve police (Battleground PD) officer and Chief of Hayden Island Patrol for 17 years. He is a 3rd Degree E Dan Black Belt Tang So Doo, and a practitioner of Aikido (Ueshibs) and Arnis (Presas). He has worked in many capacities within the security industry, currently works in psychiatric/behavioral wards and has taught hundreds of students in a full-range martials arts curriculum. He is also a former certified instructor of firearms (12 years WSCJTC Armed Instructor, and DPSST Armed Instructor); and a current NRA Firearms Instructor.