Real Combative Solutions Is a Professional Training and Consulting Company. Established by John Steed Ashley with the sole purpose to provide the most effective reality based training for its clients. This includes Law Enforcement and Security Personnel,  Military and  Civilian, etc. Real Combative Solutions (RCS) Provides Teaching and Consulting Services in the areas of armed and unarmed combative training. This includes Empty Hands, Knife and Impact Weapons and Firearms. Our Training stems from real combat situations, not colorful theatrics or fly by night antics.

Professional Experience:
Former State of Florida Law Enforcement Official (1997 - 2014)

Former Corrections Officer

High Risk Executive Protection for Over 20 Years

Private Contractor/Asset Recovery and Training
John Steed Protective Services Inc        


Training & Certifications, including but not limited to:

Basic Private Security School

Basic Recruit Corrections Officer

Emergency Preparedness

Federal Law Enforcement Drug Enforcement Training

State of Florida Dept of Corrections Instructor Techniques

Crossover Corrections to Law Enforcement

Fire Arms Instructor (State of Florida & NRA Certified)

Defensive Tactics Instructor Course

Law Enforcement Orientation

CMS General Transition Course

Certificate of Completion for Karambit Training

Advanced Edge Weapons Certificate of Training

Contact Weapons Defense Certificate of Instruction

Counter Terrorism Emergency Response Tactics

Certified Combatives Instructor IACP

Understanding Islamist Militant Terrorism and Prevention Strategies

Advanced Law Enforcement Readiness Training for Court Security

World Kali Silat Society Teaching Certification

About Us

Real Combative Solutions Is a Professional Training and Consulting Company. Established by John Steed Ashley, with the sole purpose to provide the most effective reality based training for its clients. This includes Law Enforcement and Security Personnel,  Military and  Civilian, etc. Real Combative Solutions (RCS) Provides Teaching and Consulting Services in the areas of armed and unarmed combative training. This includes Empty Hands, Knife and Impact Weapons and Firearms. Our Training stems from real combat situations, not colorful theatrics or fly by night antics.

Real Combative Solutions

3131 NW 13th Street, Suite 51

Gainesville, FL 32609

Tel: 352.215.7674