President/Krav Maga Instructor
Richie Hatch was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He joined the United States Marine Corps as an infantry rifleman in 2004. He completed two tours in Iraq and reenlisted into the intelligence community, where he completed three additional tours, one to Iraq and two to Afghanistan.
His personal awards include four Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, one with Combat Distinguishing Device, and two Combat Action Ribbons. Upon leaving the Marine Corps, Richie found his passion training Krav Maga in California. He returned to El Paso and became a Krav Maga instructor, as well as a National Rifle Association Firearms Instructor, with Total Defense El Paso.
• Krav Maga Level 5
• Krav Maga Force Training
• NRA Basic Pistol
• CPR and First Aid
• Combat Life Saver
• Tactical Sensitive Site Exploitation
• Marine Corps Rifleman
• Department of Public Safety CCW Instructor