Martial Arts Instructors

Leonard Galli

 School founder, Master Leonard Galli, a decorated law enforcement official, holds a sixth degree black belt rank in Tang Soo Do, a second degree black belt in Nihon Goshin Aikido, and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. With over 30 years of teaching experience, Master Galli is a nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor in both civilian and law enforcement circles.  

Tyler Calvey

Tyler Calvey has attained multiple belts under Royce/Rodrigo Gracie and is the first American to receive a Black Belt under Rob Kahn/Royce Gracie. Tyler is certified to teach Gracie law Enforcement Officer Level 1, is an undefeated amateur MMA Fighter, undefeated Inkosi PA Gym Wars Competitor, and was the 2016 PA Keystone State Games Superfight Winner. 

Tyler has spent the last two years teaching/training at Cobra Kai, Las Vegas under Marc Laimon and Simpson Go. 

Ralph Kovaleski

 Ralph Kovaleski is a third degree (Master) black belt in Tang Soo Do. In addition, he also holds a black belt in Hapkido. He teaches our kid and adult programs. In addition, Ralph is also a sought after self-defense instructor.  

Kevin Anderson

Kevin is a black belt in Tang Soo Do teaching both kids and adult classes. In addition, Kevin also teaches pressure-point control techniques, law enforcement handcuffing techniques,self-defense, and is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


 Sydney is a second degree black belt in Tang Soo Do. She teaches our kids and little dragon programs. Furthermore, she is learning rapidly as a BJJ student. 


Cristina is a black belt in Tang Soo Do teaching our kids programs. Also, she is a Yoga Instructor at Balance Yoga and Wellness.

Instructors Continued

Brittany Galli

Brittany Galli is a second degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, and a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Brittany also stays active as being our lead instructor for our women's self defense program. Brittany has been involved in Martial Arts for all her life and teaches both our adults and kids programs.

Brandon Galli

Brandon Galli is a second degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and instructs our adult programs. 


Marissa is a second degree black belt in Tang Soo Do (and is training for her third Dan). Marissa is involved in teaching our kids programs and is a BJJ student. 

Steve Willison

Steve Willison is a second degree black belt, BJJ student and instructor in our self-defense and hand-to hand combat programs. 

Firearms Instructor

Leonard Galli

  • Owner/Founder: Fighting Chance School of Self Defense
  • Owner/Founder: Firearms Institute of Specialized Training
  • 30 year law enforcement experience
  • Police Tactical Firearms Instructor for over 20 years
  • NRA/PA State Police Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Tactical Patrol Rifle and Shotgun Instructor
  • Police Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Close Quarter Battle Instructor
  • Certified UTM Instructor for Force on Force Training
  • Guest Instructor at the NY Tactical Conference
  • Active Schooter Instructor
  • Active Shooter - What Can You Do? Instructor
  • Work Place Violence Awareness Training
  • Fundamentals of Rick Management Training