Chief Instructor – Steven Broughman, Co-Owner

Steven Broughman

Steven Broughman is a professional mixed martial arts fighter and trainer who started his martial arts training at a very young age. Steven brings a wealth of experience and depth of knowledge to the SFC. He has a genuine desire to teach and train each student at a personal level and has a unique ability to relate to each student regardless of the students skill level. Steven is a fighter’s fighter and a trainer’s trainer. Steven brings over twenty-five years of experience in martial arts teaching and fighting. He was a live in student at the Wahl um Kung Fu Temple and has trained in Hong Kong and Thailand. Steven was also a decorated city of Atlanta Police officer and has trained many specialized units of the military and police force in defensive tactics and modern combatives.

Steven’s ability to teach each student comes from his breadth of knowledge and experience in several disciplines. He is extensively trained in Wing Chun Kung Fu, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing, and Atienza-Kali / Escrima.

Current Ranks:

  • Black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (Professor Sauer)
  • Black Sash in Wing Chun Kung fu
  • Instructor rank in Muay Thai
  • Instructor rank in boxing
  • Tuhon rank in Atienza-kali / escrima

Steven has coached many champions in mixed martial arts (MMA), muay thai, and kickboxing. Steven has also fought professionally as well. A few highlights of Steven’s fighting resume include the following:

  • 1996 Griffen MMA Champion
  • 1997 South Carolina Submission Champion
  • 2000 Atlanta Fight Night Champion

In addition to his martial arts experience and as a testimony to Steven’s personal work ethic he has been given various awards and decorations award on several occasions. He was decorated by the Secret Service while attached to the Discretionary Police force in support of the 1996 Olympics here in Atlanta Georgia; he has been decorated three times as an Atlanta Police officer, and also served as an assistant trainer for the DEA.

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