Master Brad Murphy is the president and head instructor of the Universal Martial Sciences Federation. Mr. Murphy's knowledge and expertise in the martial arts in extensive, spanning from the combat methods of ancient warrior systems from all over the world to progressive "reality based" training for modern times. So due to this knowledge combined with his unique ability to reach students of all levels, he is in wide demand.

  • 47 years of martial arts training and experience
  • Founder of the Universal Martial Sciences Federation
  • Developer of the MDT combat training unlimited Hand to Hand combat system
  • Developer of the MCG (Murphy Combat grappling) system
  • Trainer to security experts, professional bodyguards, and military personnel
  • Trainer of professional fighters and martial arts instructors
  • Has taught martial arts, self defense and hand to hand combat seminars world wide
  • Has served as a personal body guard to many celebrities

Master Murphy takes personal interest in each student's development, helping him or her to overcome their weak points, while enhancing their strong areas. His goal in teaching is to provide an educational setting in which the student aquires a wisdom of knowledge, functional combative skill, and the ability to teach this knowledge and skill.

Master Murphy has studied the martial arts and combat methods of various cultures from around the world for almost five decades from many different teachers, either through seminars, training camps, private, semi-private training, or group classes. Here is a list of instructors that he has studied martial arts from , in one or more of these ways and who have influenced him through their knowledge.

  1. Master Billy Chow - Wing Chun Kun Fu
  2. Sifu Ed Strone - White Dragon Kung Fu, Drunken Monkey Kung Fu
  3. Master You Saun Tong - Northern Shaolin Kung Fu
  4. Sifu Edward Lee - Five Animal Kung Fu
  5. Wayne Smith - Shotokan Karate
  6. Steve Sutherland - Tae Kwon Do
  7. Tiny (Thunder Foot) Brown - kick boxing
  8. Ron Kosakowski - Filipino Kun Tao, Jeet Kune Do, Integrated Grappling systems
  9. Sifu Larry Hartsell - Jun Fan Gung Fu, Jeet Kune Do, Integrated grappilng systems, kali, Escrima
  10. Guru Dan Inonsanto - Jun Fan Gung Fu, Jeet Kune Do, Maphilindo Silat, Kali, Shoot wrestling, etc.
  11. Paul Vunak - Jeet Kune Do Concepts, kali
  12. Royce Gracie - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  13. John Machado - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  14. Roger Machado - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  15. Jean Jacques Machado - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  16. Wellington (Megaton) Diaz - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  17. Walter Manuia - Hawaian Lua
  18. Omri Broadnack - African / Egyptian Martial Sciences
  19. Grandmaster Chinawut Siransompan - Muay Thai