Tyler Smith

Instructor

Tyler joined the Marine Corps in 2005. After two years there he was able to make a lateral transfer to the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion where he served as an infantry scout for the next 4 years. During that time, he attained the rank of Sergeant.

While still enlisted, Tyler began training in Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Tyler is a Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and is an avid competitor and instructor. He is also an active MMA fighter and coaches middle school wrestling part time.

Tyler joined the Draken team in 2017 as a detail leader and tactics expert. Tyler brings a wide range of expertise but specializes in unarmed hand to hand combat and De-escalation/Defensive tactics.

ㅤ|ㅤNRA Certified Instructorㅤ|ㅤBlack Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu