Instructors

 

All of our instructors are highly trained and most are champion competitors. They are highly experienced in teaching children, beginners, hobbyists and competitors alike.

 
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Benji Pyles

Evening class instructor

Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Competitor with multiple championships and medals in many grappling organizations including:

American Grappling Challenge

Grappling Industries

North American Grappling Association

WV Grappling Open

Fuji Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Ground Zero Fighting Systems Open

Fight to Win vet


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Mickey Sanchez

Morning class instructor

Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Finishers Sub-Only 7 semi finalist

Ultimate Mat Warriors vet

IBJJF Cincinnati Open - gold

IBJJF Charlotte Open - bronze

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Chris Burrell

Instructor (BJJ, Wrestling & Judo)

Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

4x West Virginia Grappling Open champion

American Grappling Challenge Ohio State champion

4th place WV State Wrestling tournament

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Kyle Vass

Instructor (BJJ, MMA)

6-1 MMA record (amateur)

Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Multiple time gold medalist at the Taiwan International BJJ Tournament (heavyweight & absolute)