Meet our talented coaches and assistants

Instructors

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MuayThai win

Muaythai, mma, boxing, wallingford

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Mike Kickboxing wallingford
Mike Kickboxing wallingford

Mike Kickboxing MMA BJJ Jiujitsu Karate wallingford

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Mike

​​Owner/Head Coach

-Trained in Martial arts for 26 years

-16 Years of Brazilian Jiujitsu

- Black Belt under Ricardo Cavalcanti

-16 Years of MuayThai

-6 Years of Sambo

-7 Years of Wrestling

-Karate Black Belt

-Over 16 Years of coaching Kids

-Fight team went 17-1 for the year 2017

-Fight team went 15-1 for the year 2018

-Fight team went 16-2 in 2019

My goal when opening this gym was to provide a great training environment for everyone of all skill levels and ages to learn and grow. Every year we help people achieve their goals of fitness, self defense, confidence and producing quality fighters and competitors. I can't wait to work with you!

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BJJ CT Wallingford Meriden Southington Cheshire

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Ricardo Cavalcanti 6th Degree BJJ Jiujitsu Wallingford CT

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BJJ CT Wallingford Meriden Southington Cheshire

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Ricardo Cavalcanti

​​Brazilian Jiujitsu Master

6th Degree Brazilain Jiujitsu Black Belt

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Ricardo Cavalcanti

 

Main Achievements:

  • Pan American Champion (1998 absolute – master)

  • World Nogi Champion (2010 – senior 3)

  • California Games Champion (2002)

  • Pan American Bronze Medallist (2010 – senior 3)

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Adam BJJ 1

Adam Jiujitsu, BJJ, Connecticut

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ADam BJJ 2

Adam Jiujitsu, BJJ, Connecticut

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Adam BJJ 3

Adam Jiujitsu, BJJ, Connecticut

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Adam BJJ 1

Adam Jiujitsu, BJJ, Connecticut

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Adam

​​Jujitsu Coach

-Carlson Gracie Jr Black Belt

-2nd Degree under Ricardo Cavalcanti

-2008, 2011, 2012 Nutmeg State Judo Champion

-Ammo Fight League NoGi Champion

-Multiple time NAGA Medalist

-Over a decade of coaching experience

-Black Belt in Tang soo do

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BJJ, Wallingford, Connecticut, Jiujitsu

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Greg

​​Jujitsu Coach

Greg is a Black belt instructor and assists in teaching our BJJ classes.

-Black belt under Fabio Araujo

-Earned Blue Belt through Royce Gracie

-7x NAGA Medalist

-Teaches recording at Yale

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Boxing, BJJ, MMA, Muaythai, wallingford, connecticut

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Boxing, BJJ, MMA, Muaythai, wallingford, connecticut

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Boxing, BJJ, MMA, Muaythai, wallingford, connecticut

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Boxing, BJJ, MMA, Muaythai, wallingford, connecticut

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Brandon

​​Assistant Boxing Coach

 

Brandon started in our program when we were in our original location. Boxing helped him quit smoking and get into shape. He is currently assisting the striking program, with a focus on boxing, and also participates in our BJJ classes nightly.

-Unbeaten Amateur Boxer 3-0

-BJJ Blue Belt

-Silver medalist

-Level 3 kickboxing certified

-Experienced Corner man

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BJJ cheshire Meriden Wallingford Southington

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Ang BJJ
Ang BJJ

Diet, BJJ, MMA

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Ang BJJ

Diet, BJJ, MMA

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BJJ cheshire Meriden Wallingford Southington

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Angie

​​Diet consultant/Assistant kids coach

-Ranked #27 in the world

-BJJ Blue Belt 

-Lost 120lbs in one year of Jiujitsu

-3x IBJJF Gold Medalist

-Tap Cancer out Gold Medalist

-no one has scored points on her since her first tournament. Unbeaten!

-Reworked the diet plans for the gym to make options for vegetarians, vegans and gluten sensitive individuals.

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Kevin Muaythai

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Kevin kickboxing

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Kevin

​​Assistant Kickboxing/and kids coach

-5-1 in MuayThai

-GPP 135lb Champion

-#1 Contender FnP

-Assists with the beginners kickboxing classes

-Assists with the kids classes

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Victor

​​Assistant kids coach

-2-0 in MuayThai

-#1 Contender FnP

-BJJ Blue Belt

-BJJ Gold Medalist

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Brandon

​​Assistant kids coach

-Bjj Blue Belt

-1-0 MuayThai

-Brandon assisted with the kids classes for several years before moving away for college. He has returned to the area and is picking up where he left off.