LEAD INSTRUCTORS

 
Professor Dustin Ware
2nd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
 
Over the last 20 years, Dustin has continually remained a "student", always looking to further his knowledge in all areas of self-defense...including Submission Grappling, Judo, Boxing, Defensive Tactics, and Modern Army Combatives (Level 2).  He has also been privileged to have trained countless number of law enforcement & military personal.  He also serves as a Defensive Tactics Consultant for the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Training Academy.
 
 
 
 
Travis Sayre
2nd Degree Judo Black Belt (Nidan)
1st Degree Tomiki Aikido Black Belt (Shodan)
- USA Judo Certified Instructor
- Chief Judo Instructor at Marietta Combat Sports
- Previous teaching experience at WVU-Parkersburg Judo Club, SWPA Judo, Almost Heaven Judo
 
 
 
 
DeJuan Hood
 
- 15 years of Kickboxing/boxing
-  Has trained at the following gyms:
   * Windy City Gym (Chicago)
   * Ghangi Martial Arts (Chicago)
   * Seong Heas Martial Arts (Chicago)
   * Sullivan Brothers (Columbus)
   * Sweet Science Boxing (Columbus)
-  6-0 Amateur Boxing Record
-  Coaching Experience includes Youth football, basketball, lacrosse Boxing/kickboxing (adults & kids)
 
 
 
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS
 
Professor Rich Ryu
1st Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)
 
 
Keith Herbert
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)
 
 
Adam Hager
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
Judo Brown Belt (USA Judo & USJF)
(Assistant BJJ & Judo Instructor)
 
 
Zac Scott
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt
Defensive Tactics Certified
 
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)
 
 
 
 
Andrew Sabatino
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)
 
 
 
 
Scott Cook
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt
Korean Hapkido Brown Belt
Korean Taekwondo Black Belt
American Taekwondo Black Belt


 
Brian Dick
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)
 
 
 
Ricardo Mejia
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt
(Assistant BJJ Instructor)
 
 
 
 
Erin Clausing
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt & Judo Brown Belt (USJF)
(Assistant Judo Instructor)
 
 
 
 
Milla Mejia
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt
(Assistant Youth Instructor)
 
 
 
Each of these coaches have years of training experience, and will go "above & beyond" to help develop our new members.
 
Regardless your background or skill level, each of our coaches will make you feel like you are part of our FAMILY from the first day you step on the mat!