christopher griffin

I have studied the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 1997. In August of 2014, I received my black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu from Carlson Gracie Jr 4th Degree black belt Michael Odonnel. This was a life long achievement for myself. I have tested my craft through trial and error in numerous battles in the mixed martial arts arena and grappling tournaments. I want to convey this knowledge to you in the best way I know how, through detailed and aggressive instruction in the art I know and love.

Primary Art: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Secondary Arts: MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing

Qualifications, Experience, & Highlights

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlson Gracie Jr.

  • Over 20 years Martial Arts Training

  • Black Sash Four Seasons Kung Fu

  • Black Belt Taekwondo

  • Over 10 Years MMA Competition

    • Combined Amateur and Professional Record: 21-9-2

    • Amateur Kickboxing Record: 2-1

amanda griffin

Gym Manager | Blue Belt Brazilian 
 - Specialty Leg locks

Amanda handles the day to day activities of the gym and assists members with grappling and business related questions.

BJ Combs

Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

A talented black belt, with a meticulous detail oriented teaching style.

dakota clements

Brown Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu

Dakota Clements is a police officer, and a talented brown belt in Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu. He brings experience in many fields to the gym and assists in the adult program. 

matt love

Brown Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu

Matt Love is a very technical brown belt, that leads our Fundamentals class. His attention to detail will definitely help your progression

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Brown Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu |

skilled technician


Sarah is a skilled technician, and a very talented instructor. She leads our woman's bjj class. 

Sakesem Kanthawong

Kru Muay Thai

With over 200 thai boxing matches, former champion Sakesem is our head muay thai instructor. He is a legend in the sport, it is a true honor to have him here.