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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

Sakasem Kanthawong

In the world of Muay Thai there is no bigger name than Sakasem "The Punisher" Kanthawong.

He is a (4x) Muay Thai World Champion with a Fight Record of Wins - 215 (KO/TKO - 159) Loss - 35. Sakasem Kanthawong (aka Sem) was born June 3, 1958 in the outskirts of Changmai, Thailand the 5th of 9 children to farmers Sie and Dee Kanthawong. He fought as a teenager in his home country supporting his family and earned the nickname as “The Punisher” as all his fights ended in a KO.

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matt love

1st degree Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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

Black Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu

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

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.

Dakota Clements

Brown Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu


A detail oriented brown belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu. 2-0 in MMA competition

Also a very discliplined police officer


Brown Belt Brazilian ​Jiu-Jitsu |

skilled technician


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

Jake Fischer

Fundamentals Striking Coach

A detailed oriented muay thai instructor that leads our Sunday 1 to 2pm Fundamentals class

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