INSTRUCTORS

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 2nd 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

  • 1st 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

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amanda griffin

Gym Manager | Blue Belt Brazilian 
Jiu-Jitsu
 - Specialty Leg locks

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

Damon Bell

Blue Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu |
Black Belt Ninjutsu

Damon Bell is a lifelong martial artist, and runs our competition MMA,and kickboxing team 

Mark Keown

Purple Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu |

mat technician

 

Mark is a skilled grappler, excelling in both gi and no gi. He is one of the most technically gifted coaches we have. 

dakota clements

Purple Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu

Dakota Clements is a police officer, and a talented purple 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