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Professor Josh | Owner | Black Belt


Professor Josh started his journey in mixed martial arts at the age of 25 as an MMA fighter, this is where he discovered the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and decided to hang up the gloves and focus on perfecting his BJJ skills. Under the watchful eye of black belt Professor Sidney Silva, he has earned his way to the rank of Black belt.  Josh's presence is felt when he walks into the academy and especially when he is on the mat.   He wants the best for all his student’s and expects the best from them as well.  

Coach Juan V | Head Coach | Brown Belt


Coach Juan has been training Jiu-Jitsu since he was 10 years old and has made his way through the ranks and now competes at the professional level in Gi and No Gi with his most recent win by armbar in Denver, Co, in December of 2021.  He began his training under the watchful eye of Professor Josh and Professor Sidney Silva and now runs the mat as our Head Coach. 

Coach Juan | Purple Belt


Coach Juan better known as "Big Juan" in the academy and dad of Head Coach Juan V, he has been training BJJ for 8 years. His approachable and calm demeanor on the mat tends to make newcomers feel at ease as they get on the mat for their first time, however, do not let his calm demeanor fool you.  Juan's family alone can fill our mat on a slow day as he trains and coaches next to his 4 sons and daughter who also embrace the art of Jiu-Jitsu.  

Coach Ray | Purple Belt

Coach Ray began his journey in Jiu-Jitsu in 2017.  Ray's attention to detail has made him one of our most technical artists.  His dedication and loyalty to his training goes without saying as he has consistently trained up to 5 days a week since day one of his journey.  He is known as our 600-hour white belt ;)

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