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About Us

MEET THE TEAM

Craig bio

FOUNDER AND LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Trainer

Craig Douglas (a/k/a “SouthNarc”) is the founder of ShivWorks. Craig retired from law enforcement after 21 years of service, with most of his career spent in narcotics and SWAT. Since 2003, Craig provides instruction globally under the ShivWorks brand and has conducted coursework on entangled shooting skills in nearly 49 states, 9 foreign countries, Special operation units, all branches of the military, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, and to three branches of the U.S. military, holds a small contract within the intel community organized under the DOD.
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BRIAN FRIAS

Instructor

Is a Marine with six years on active duty and another 8 in the reserves. He spent 8 years as an Officer for the city of San Diego. Most of his time was spent on patrol, SWAT officer, and spent time on specialized proactive units. Brain trained for 11 years at ATOS HQ and received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Andre Galvao. Brian owns Concept Jiu-Jitsu in Clearwater, Florida, and travels full-time with Craig Douglas, instructing Shivworks Material.
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SCOTT OATES

Instructor

Scott is an experienced former Navy SEAL and 18 Delta Combat Medic. Scott has been an avid martial artist for over 35 years with a vast knowledge in a wide variety of martial arts, to include BJJ, Judo and Wrestling. Scott is a 3rd degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under 6X World Champions Saulo and Xande Ribeiro, and a Black Belt in Judo. He has competed at every level of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition, both Nationally and Internationally.