Professor Rippee is our 1st Degree Blackbelt who coaches Adult Jiu Jitsu. He brings experience and tradition to the mat. He loves to teach the self defense art of Jiu Jitsu and reminds us of what Jiu Jitsu is and means. He lives the Jiu jitsu lifestyle. It’s an honor to have him in the room.
Brown Belt, Ian Banks our No-Gi Specialist. His instruction is thorough, has a great sense of humor. He is our ankle lock, leg lock specialist and more. Ian is a student of Jiu Jitsu always perfecting his skills and really hones in on preparing our students for tournaments.
Brown Belt, Albert Venzon is our Jiu-jitsu Kids Coach. He has a no -nonsense approach. Teaching the kids discipline, team work and the basics building blocks to be successful on and off the mat. He is active in our Jiu Jitsu Combat Team and loves to compete.
Coach Perez is our Brown Belt coach for Teens Jiu Jitsu. He is a very talented young man and a natural at grappling. He has a background in Wrestling and coaches High School Wresting during the season. He also instructs the Adult No-Gi class and the Kids Wrestling. He has a very calm demeanor, but his experience on the mat speaks for itself.
Izzy isn’t new to the Martial Arts Arena. He is a triple threat. He has been in the game for over 10+years. A Purple Belt in Jiu Jitsu and our Muay Thai Coach and MMA instructor. He teaches the Adults and Kids classes. His training is rigorous, but his zen like personality calls for leadership. He’s the Owner of Veganizzm Sea Moss and
Izzy isn’t new to the Martial Arts Arena. He is a triple threat. He has been in the game for over 10+years. A Purple Belt in Jiu Jitsu and our Muay Thai Coach and MMA instructor. He teaches the Adults and Kids classes. His training is rigorous, but his zen like personality calls for leadership. He’s the Owner of Veganizzm Sea Moss and Nutrition. He gets our guys ready for battle on the mat, in the ring and in life. He exudes a healthy lifestyle.
Josh Barretto comes to us with Wrestling experience and our Purple Belt in Jiu Jitsu. He coaches our Kids Wrestling during the day. And by night he’s our Purple Belt on the mat in the Adult Jiu Jitsu class. He is an excellent coach for our Kids teaching the basics of wrestling. He creates a fun and competitive environment. The kids leave with smiles and a little bit of sweat.
Mason Boutain is a current Wrestler for SFSU Gators. He has a high IQ in Wrestling and is an amazing competitor to watch. He also hold his Blue-belt in Jiu Jitsu. We are very lucky to have him in the room coaching our Teens Classes. His accolades and accomplishments are impressive. He’s a natural athlete and the teens and parents hold him in high regard.
Christian Ramos High School Wrestler Benicia’s 1st State Placer. He went onto Wrestle for SFSU Gators. We are blessed to have Christian in the room pushing our teens and making them better Wrestlers. He’s quiet, calm and confident. He is very skilled and creates a fun environment for our teens. He also coaches for Benicia High School when in season.
Jakari Harris- Assistant
Jiu Jitsu, Kids and Teens.
Greg Papish - Assistant
Wrestling and Kids Jiu jitsu.
Sloane Knighton- Jr Assistant
Kids Jiu Jitsu
Emily Schroeder-Jr. Assistant
Kids Jiu Jitsu
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