David Lashley

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The only way to handle pressure is to APPLY it.

- David Lashley

With over 25 years in the martial arts field, David is a Vitor Oliveira Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, Shingitai Jiu Jitsu black belt, Ko Sutemi Karate black belt, Sei Kan Jiu Jitsu black belt, and Ishizue Karate black belt. He has also earned his Defensive Tactics Instructor Certificate (OPOTA), Gracie Survival Tactics Instructor Certification (L1), Foundation Krav Maga Instructor (L1), and is trained in Israeli Combatives, Extreme Krav Maga and Close Quarter Combat, Trudo Tactics (Israeli Combatives Haganah), and Krav Maga Ground Survival. He uses his experience and knowledge to instruct adult and child martial arts classes, including jiu jitsu, Krav Maga, self defense, and karate.

He has been the Director of Security and Bailiff of the Common Pleas Court for over 19 years. He earned the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Bailiff Certification and South West Bailiff Academy Certificate. He is a member of The Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals, FOP, Ohio Bailiff and Court Officer Association.