- After serving for 11 years in the military, Barry moved to the United States, where he worked for a private military company doing security details and bodyguard work.
- In 2001, he opened The Fighting Fit where he taught fitness boot camps, kickboxing, and Krav Maga. It has grown significantly over the years and now offers many additional types of training.
- Barry holds a Black Belt in Krav Maga through John Whitman from Krav Maga Alliance, a CFL2 through CrossFit and has trained under some of the world’s best instructors in both Krav Maga and Olympic lifting.
- CrossFit Weightlifting L1.
- WOD medic movement assessment.