A US Marine Corps combat veteran, James Ashbaucher has been saturated in the environment of the military, law enforcement, managing interpersonal violence, and teaching those who manage violence since 2001.
During his time in the Marine Corps, James became an instructor for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and repeated earned “Expert” qualifications in both pistol and rifle marksmanship while continually developing skill sets in hand to hand combat. During James’ deployment to Fallujah, Iraq, he was assigned as a squad leader / Security Commander responsible for the safety of Explosive Ordinance Team (EOD) missions, resupply convoys, and proactive patrols throughout the Al Anbar province.
During James’ law enforcement career, he became a firearm, defensive tactics, and use of force instructor.
Seeking to further improve himself, James began training with INPAX in 2012 and was immediately fascinated with INPAX’s unique personal protection system. In James own words, “This is, without hesitation, the best system of self protection and truly applicable combatives that I have ever experienced.”
He is currently an INPAX defensive tactics instructor, firearms instructor, and Corporate Violence and School Violence presenter with INPAX | Academy of Personal Protection.
Additionally, James is a Close Protection Specialist with INPAX | Global Protective Services (GPS). INPAX | GPS provides a full range of close protection, protective intelligence, travel security, and threat assessment and management consulting services for a worldwide clientele, including many Fortune 500 companies.