Garth's Fighter Bio

Name: Garth Spendiff

Title: Head Instructor / 3rd Degree Black Belt

Height: 6ft 1in

Weight: 205lbs

Favorite Submission: Anything Given

Favorite Quote:  "A  sound body is a first-class thing, a sound mind is an even better thing, but the thing that counts for most in the individual as in the Nation is character- the sum of those qualities which make a man a good man and a woman a good woman."

-Theodore Roosevelt

Coastal Combatives  has been providing BJJ, MMA, and Combatives (military version of MMA) instruction to the Savannah and Fort Stewart area for over 15 years. Coastal Combatives training and instructional services focus on Jiu-Jitsu, Military Combatives, Mixed Martial Arts, Defensive Tactics, and Strength & Conditioning. Coastal Combatives has provided training and consulting services to a wide group of customers to include the U.S. Army, U.S. National Guard, Naval Special Warfare Group, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, National Strength and Conditioning Association Tactical Strength and Conditioning Special Interest Group, Linxx Global Solutions, and individual students from Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah and surrounding communities. Coastal Combatives has worked intimately with the 3rd Infantry Division.

Coastal Combatives currently provides the instruction for the Adult and Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts Program at the Richmond Hill YMCA and the “Skies Unlimited” Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu programs at Fort Stewart GA. These unique programs are the first ever BJJ and MMA programs to be organized and fully supported by the U.S. Army’s Moral, Welfare, and Recreation Division.