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COACHING TEAM

SHIHAN REECE PHILLIPS

Shihan Reece Sutton Phillips

CEO and Principal Coach

6th Dan Black Belt

Safeguarding Lead

Shihan Reece Sutton Phillips is the full-time CEO, Principal Coach, and Safeguarding Lead of Valor Combat Systems. Valor Combat Systems have the following divisions: - Valor Ju Jitsu (established August 2009), Valor Precision Combat (established May 2017), Valor Universal Weapons Academy (established July 2020) and Valor Vitalise (established January 2019).

Martial Arts Qualifications and experience: -

  • 6th Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu.

  • 6th Dan Black belt in Valor Precision Combat.

  • 6th Dan Black belt in Valor Universal Weapons Academy.

  • 6th Dan Black belt in Goshin Ryu International under Hanshi Steve Barnett 10th Dan.

  • 6th Dan Black belt in the World Alliance of Martial Arts under Hanshi Steve Barnett 10th Dan.

  • Over two decades worth of knowledge and expertise developing Martial Arts.

He instructs at various Clubs, Schools and Courses to a mixed age range throughout Shropshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and throughout the United Kingdom. 

These include:  -

  • Valor Ju Jitsu Mini Samurai, Valor Precision Combat Mini Raion and  Valor Universal Weapons Academy Mini Samurai (4yrs-6yrs).

  • Valor Ju Jitsu Junior Samurai, Valor Precision Combat Junior Raion and Valor Universal Weapons Academy Junior Samurai (7yrs-15yrs).  

  • Valor Ju Jitsu Adult, Valor Precision Combat Adult and Valor Universal Weapons Academy Adult (16yrs+).

  • Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA) Workshops.

  • Self-Defence Workshops.     

Safeguarding Lead Contact Details: -

Telephone: 07794577797

Email: reecephillips@valorcombatsystems.co.uk

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Sensei Steve Mascarenhas

Club Coach

2nd Dan Black Belt

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Sensei Steve Mascarenhas is a full-time Club Coach within our Valor Precision Combat System and Deputy Safeguarding Lead of Valor Combat Systems.

Martial Arts Qualifications and experience: -

  • 2nd Dan Black belt in Valor Precision Combat.

  • 2nd Dan Black belt in Valor Universal Weapons Academy.

  • Black Sash Level 2 Instructor in Core Combat Unlimited.

  • Black Sash in Jeet Kune Do.

  • Black Sash in Wing Chun Kung Fu.

  • Black Sash in Filipino Martial Arts.

  • Over two decades worth of knowledge and expertise developing Martial Arts in Shropshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, within the United Kingdom and Mallorca, Spain.

He instructs at various Clubs, Schools and Courses to a mixed age range throughout Shropshire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, within the United Kingdom and Mallorca, Spain. 

These include:  -

  • Valor Precision Combat Mini Raion and Valor Universal Weapons Academy Mini Samurai (4yrs-6yrs).

  • Valor Precision Combat Junior Raion and Valor Universal Weapons Academy Junior Samurai (7yrs-15yrs).  

  • Valor Precision Combat Adult and Valor Universal Weapons Academy Adult (16yrs+).

  • Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA) Workshops.

  • Self-Defence Workshops.

  • Valor Vitalise - a unique over 60s fitness class.    

Deputy Safeguarding Lead Contact Details: -

Telephone: 07421883960

RENSHI MARTIN TOMMEY

Renshi Martin Tommey

Club Coach

4th Dan Black Belt

Renshi Martin Tommey is a Club Coach and holds the grade of 4th Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu, awarded in August 2022. 


After retiring as a General Practitioner, he commenced training in Ju Jitsu.

Renshi Martin trains regularly and assists with the instruction of Mini Samurai (Aged 4yrs-6yrs), Junior Samurai (Aged 7yrs-15yrs) and Adult (Aged 16yrs+) classes within Valor Ju Jitsu.

He has over two decades worth of experience and dedication to his chosen Martial Art.

SENSEI PETER POUNDS

Sensei Peter Pounds

Club Coach

2nd Dan Black Belt

3rd March, 1947 - 6th August, 2018

Sensei Peter Pounds was a Club Coach and achieved his 2nd Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu, in November 2014. 


He assisted with Courses and Gradings within Valor Ju Jitsu over fifteen years. 

Sensei Pete will be remembered as an enthusiastic, dedicated Coach and Martial Artist, who will be deeply missed by everyone connected to Valor Combat Systems.

3rd March, 1947 - 6th August, 2018

SEMPEI JAMIE BUNTING

Sempei Jamie Bunting

Assistant Coach

2nd Dan Black Belt

Sempei Jamie Bunting is an Assistant Coach and holds the grade of 2nd Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu, awarded in August 2022.

He continues to train diligently and regularly supports ongoing Courses and Gradings within Valor Ju Jitsu. 

SEMPEI BEKKI CHARLES

Sempei Bekki Charles

Assistant Coach

1st Dan Black Belt

Sempei Bekki Charles is an Assistant Coach and holds the grade of 1st Dan Black Belt in Valor Ju Jitsu, awarded in August 2023. She is aiming to achieve her Nidan (2nd Dan Black Belt) in the future. 

She continues to train diligently and regularly supports ongoing Courses and Gradings within Valor Ju Jitsu. 

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