COACHING TEAM

Reece Sutton Phillips Renshi 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: -

  • 5th Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu.

  • 5th Dan Black belt in Valor Precision Combat.

  • 5th Dan Black belt in Valor Universal Weapons Academy.

  • 5th Dan Black belt in Goshin Ryu International under Hanshi Steve Barnett 10th Dan.

  • 5th 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+).

  • Adaptive Valor Ju Jitsu, Adaptive Valor Precision Combat and Adaptive Valor Universal Weapons Academy - inclusive for impaired mobility (All age groups).

  • Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA) Workshops.

  • Self-Defence Workshops.

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

Safeguarding Lead Contact Details: -

Telephone: 07794577797

Email: reecephillips@valorcombatsystems.co.uk

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Steve Mascarenhas Sensei

Club Coach

1st Dan Black belt

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

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

Martial Arts Qualifications and experience: -

  • 1st Dan Black belt in Valor Precision Combat.

  • 1st 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+).

  • Adaptive Valor Precision Combat and Adaptive Valor Universal Weapons Academy - inclusive for mobility impairments (All age groups).

  • Planning, Preparation and Assessment (PPA) Workshops.

  • Self-Defence Workshops.

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

Deputy Safeguarding Lead Contact Details: -

Telephone: 07421883960

Email: mascarenhassteve@hotmail.com

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Martin Tommey Sensei

Club Coach

3rd Dan Black belt

Sensei Martin Tommey is a Club Coach and holds the grade of 3rd Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu, awarded in June 2017. 


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

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

Over fifteen years worth of experience and dedication to his chosen Martial Art.

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

Sensei Nick Colwell, a Club Coach, was awarded his 1st Dan Black belt in Valor Ju Jitsu, in  May 2018.

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