Gene Twombly

Head Instructor

  • Regional Representative  USJJF
  • Senior Level Instructor – Examiner
  • US Taiho Jutsu Committee MemberGodan,
  • Godan, 5th Dan in United States Ju-Jitsu, USJJF
  • Godan, 5th Dan in Judo No Kihon USA-TKJ
  • Godan, 5th Dan in Traditional Kodokan Judo, USA-TKJ
  • ​Godan, 5th Dan in 360 Self Defense System USJJF
  • ​Shodan, 1st Dan in Taiho Jutsu, USMAF
  • Level 1 Certified Krav Maga

Sensei Gene began his studies in 1983 at the Topeka Judo Academy, where he studied both Shoto-Kai Karate and Judo/Ju-Jitsu under his first instructor Sensei Ron Vowell.  He has spent the last 17 years developing his Judo & Ju-Jitsu skills, under W. Dieter Reitzig.

  • Founder of the Judo No Kihon system 2008
  • Published “Ju No Kihon (Textbook the relationship between Judo Jujutsu) 2009
  • Founded the 360 Jujitsu Defense Systems 2011
  • Founded Dragon Heart Martial Arts LLC, 2011
  • Founded Fight Back 360 Community Self Defense Seminars, Colorado 2013
  • Founded the Fight Back 360 501c Community Seminars Non Profit 2017
  • Damsel in Defense Senior Training Instructor, Colorado 2017
  • Grow Youth Center Martial Arts After-School Program, Parker 2017