Martial Arts Instructor

MGySgt to Cpl - FMOS


Martial arts instructors conduct training in principles of close combat and core values.


  • Must be a Corporal or above. This prerequisite is non-waiverable.
  • Must qualify first class on the PFT.
  • Must be certified as gray belt or above.
  • Full duty Status: Shoulder injuey free in previous 2 years, concussion free within the past 6 months and free of contagious diseases or dermatological conditions.
  • Must have recommendation of reporting senior.
  • Must qualify first class on CFT.


  • Must complete the appropriate level PME for the grade.
  • Successful completion of the CG TRNGCOM approved Martial Arts Instructor Course.


  • Trains and certifies personnel from tan through brown belt techniques.
  • Assists Martial Arts Instructor Trainers in certifying and recertifying Martial Arts Instructors.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Teachers and Instructors, All Other 25-3099.

Related Military Skill:

  • Martial Arts Instructor-Trainer, 0917.