Instructors

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Tony Passos

Tony Passos

Instructor

While his love for competition is strong, Tony’s true passion lies in teaching and coaching. He has dedicated himself to the arts of teaching and coaching since early on his career, focusing on the development of his students on and off the mat.

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon

Instructor

Jeff Gordon is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Tony Passos, is a Certified Instructor of Krav Maga , and a Certified Combative Instructor for the United States Army. Jeff brings over 20 years of martial arts experience to his academy, as well as knowledge received from such instructors as Tony Passos, Ricardo De La Riva, Andre Galvo, Rafael and Gui Mendes, and many others.

Judo

Sensei Tim Moser

Sensei Tim Moser

Instructor

Judo Instructor Tim Moser began training Judo in September 1985 at the University of Scranton, where he also wrestled. He earned his 1st degree black belt (Shodan) entirely through competition, and currently holds a 3rd-degree black belt (Sandan). He has trained under Fred Murty (6th degree), Nagayasu Ogasawara (8th Degree), Kurt Tamai (5th degree), and Maurice Allan (7th degree).

Sensei Maurice Allan

Sensei Maurice Allan

Instructor

Judo Instructor Maurice Allan is a former Olympian, a 7th degree judo black belt, and is a well-respected coach and trainer. The first non-Russian to win the Sambo World Championship, he has also been recognized as the “Scottish Wrestler of the Century”.

 Erik Hohl

Erik Hohl

Instructor

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Muay Thai Kickboxing

 Ebrima Jawara

Ebrima Jawara

Instructor

 Tin Nguyen

Tin Nguyen

Instructor

 Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor

Instructor

 Yevhen Grinman

Yevhen Grinman

Instructor

 Victor Kubli

Victor Kubli

Instructor

Boxing

Coach Robert Crawford

Coach Robert Crawford

Instructor

Head Boxing Coach Robert Crawford is considered to be one of the premier boxing trainers in the Washington, DC area. He held his first Amateur Boxing Federation Coaching Certification in 1987, and has been a licensed professional boxing trainer in Maryland,Washington DC, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, South Carolina, North Carolina, Nevada, Michigan, Texas, and Florida.