T.J. Kennedy is a self-protection specialist and founder of the Hybrid Fighting Method.  He has trained in over a dozen martial arts, and has had 3 competitive fights - 2 in Muay Thai and 1 Canadian national title fight in Irish Stick Fighting.  His eclectic martial arts & fight training over 22 years, combined with his 13 years in bar / nightclub security has given him a unique ‘reality-infused’ approach to responding to violent attacks.  He has been sought after and has instructed self-protection to thousands of people in countries such as Canada, England, Ireland, China and the United States, where his methods continue to prove themselves effective to those on the front line.


Taught in: England, Ireland, USA,  Canada
Formal Martial Arts Training:
TAE KWON DO                    KARATE
MUAY THAI                            BOXING
KRAV MAGA                          BUJINKAN BUDO TAIJUTSU
PUNITE ESCRIMA                BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU
JUJUTSU
GOSHIN RYU MODERN AIKIJUTSU
RINCE AN BHATA UISCE BEATHA














HFM Founder
T.J. Kennedy
Copyright 2016 - HFM Global
Modules & Seminars:
2005 & 2006 - UNITED PROFESSIONALS MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR COLLEGE (Barry VanOver/Roland Osborne)
2005 - KRAV MAGA KNIFE (Sam Sade)
2007 - KRAV MAGA KNIFE (Kelly Campbell)
2007 - CDT (James Fries)
2010 - AMBUSHES & THUGS (Rory Miller)
2010-2014 - RAW COMBAT (Luke Holloway)
2013 - RAW SILAT (Luke Holloway)
2013 - PIPER KNIFE SYSTEM (Nigel February)
Sanctioned Fights:
2007 - 2 Amateur Muay Thai fights
2010 - First Ever National Championship Fight - Irish Stick Fighting

Fight Choreographer and Stunt Coordinator for such films as:
RAIDER ORIGINS (2013)
Tomb Raider short film released in conjunction with the Tomb Raider video game

SILENT RETREAT (2013)
Awarded Best Canadian Feature - Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2014

EXTRACTION DAY (2014)
High intensity action-thriller released Oct. 20/2014