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John Narleski


Tiago Beowulf




Fabiow Medeiros started training at a young age in his hometown of São Paulo, Brazil. At the age of 15 having earned a blue belt he moved to the United States to continue his training under the Renzo Gracie flag. To further compliment his jiu-jitsu, Fabiow participated on his high school wrestling team. Also, he has competed at both local events and major tournaments such as IBJJF Worlds, Pan and Local opens. When he is not training he also participates as a referee for the IBJJF traveling the world working all the major events. He has been teaching for the past 11 years , 5 years as a colored belt and 6 years as a blackbelt. For 3 years, Fabiow taught at the world famous Morumbi Academy in São Paulo Brazil. Professor Fabiow is a 1st degree blackbelt under Renzo Gracie and also holds a brown belt in Judo under Clyde Worthen.

Ryan Rizco


Ryan is an active Mixed Martial Arts fighter and Personal Trainer. Coming from 11 years experience in wrestling he transitioned to MMA while receiving his blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Tony Rivera and studying traditional Muay Thai. Finding a passion for Martial Arts and Fitness , Ryan began pursuing his career by studying anatomy and physiology while receiving Nationally recognized certifications in Personal Training , Kettlebell Training , Mobility, Nutrition and CrossFit.

Nestor Negroni


Negroni is a 15 year veteran in Mixed Martial Arts.  He has a black belt in Taekwondo and Hapkido and also studies boxing, kickboxing, brazilian jiu-jitsu, muay thai and wrestling. Nestor specializes in personal and group training.  He also runs our children’s Little Warriors MMA program.  There is never a dull moment in any of his classes. Not only does he focus on technique, he is extremely passionate and makes each class fun while accommodating students of all levels. Sensei Ness is very dedicated to martial arts and making sure every single student succeeds inside and outside of his class.

Tony Rivera


Professor Tony Rivera began his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey in 1998 and has had the honor of training with many world class champions and masters such as Renzo Gracie, Ricardo Almeida, John Danaher, Pablo Popovitch, Vagner Rocha, & Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu. In September of 2010 he received his black belt from World No-Gi Champion Pablo Popovitch. Recently Professor Tony won the No-Gi Expert Class competition at NAGA’s Battle of The Beach this past August for the second straight year. He also received a Bronze medal in the 2012 Pan American Championships in New York City and a Silver Medal in this year Pan American Championships.

Salvatore Profaci



Was ranked 12th in the nation during final season at American, and was slated to compete at the D1 NCAA Championships before the tournament was canceled due to COVID pandemic  ” I realized I love teaching BJJ just as much as learning. Now I continue my journey to not only be a better student but a better coach”