Graham Combat saves lives. Through providing focused and intensive instruction of the core skills of interpersonal combat: mindset, weapon, and environment, we teach the fundamental decision making and practical skills necessary to mitigate threats from both an offensive and defensive posture. The more effective you are at taking a life, the more successful you will be at saving one. Everything we do is built around this core concept.
Matthew Graham, the founder of Graham Combat, currently serves as a civilian defense contractor functioning as a full-time firearms and tactics instructor of protective and low profile operations. As a former federal air marshal, Matt operated covertly throughout the world, running low profile counter-terrorism missions. Prior to 9/11 Matt worked patrol as a police officer, both municipally and as a county deputy, and is a recipient of the Life Saving Medal, the Medal of Valor, and the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor. Graham Combat training courses, all created from Matt’s experiences and taught from a concealed carry profile, are a blend of these operational backgrounds. Matt has designed core curriculum for defensive shooter’s focusing on fighting with what you carry, shooting fast, and hitting first.
Beginning in the late 1990’s with the development, implementation, and operation of Colt’s Live Fire Training Program™, Matthew Graham has been recognized as an innovator within the defense industry and defense support communities.
Since 2007, Matt Graham has provided over 11,000 hours of Subject Matter Expertise (SME) within the US defense and intelligence community developing, implementing, and operating tactical and strategic operations programs. The scope of these programs has been varied, and have addressed tactical concerns and operational considerations within low profile and non-permissive environments.
Graham Combat’s consulting and collaboration services will benefit your company or organization by bringing a proven integrated approach utilizing a broad set of recognized skills & expertise to drive project innovation, direction, guidance, and collaboration on a variety of strategic and tactical objectives for your business.