Brent is Co-Founder of the Pittsburgh Bujinkan Taka Seigi Dojo and started his martial art journey over 30 years ago. He is currently a Dai Shihan, JuGodan (15th Dan) in Budo Taijutsu and the lead instructor at the Pittsburgh Hombu of the Pittsburgh Bujinkan Taka Seigi Dojo. He also holds Shodan/Blackbelt rank in Tang Soo Do and Muso Ikken Ryu Batto Jutsu.
Shihan Brent Earlewine is an Internationally Certified PPM Personal Protectives Measures Instructor, as well as being an NRA Refuse to Be a Victim Certified instructor. He also holds certificates in A.L.I.C.E. Active Shooter scenarios and the Left of Bang Combat Hunter Program.