owner and senior instructor
Mark is an accomplished martial artist, widely recognized for his exceptional skills and dedication to the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As a 3rd degree black belt under the esteemed Grand Master Relson Gracie, he embodies the essence of this revered discipline.
With an impressive training record spanning over 14,000 hours, Mark has honed his craft with unwavering commitment. His journey in martial arts began long before his deep immersion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as he explored various other disciplines, each contributing to his well-rounded expertise. From Muay Thai to judo, he has acquired a diverse arsenal of techniques and strategies, forging a unique style that sets him apart.
Mark's competitive spirit and thirst for challenge led him to venture into the realm of mixed martial arts (MMA), where he showcased his remarkable skills and indomitable spirit. Through numerous bouts, he has triumphed over formidable opponents, earning him a commendable collection of medals and accolades in both MMA and jiu-jitsu tournaments.
Beyond his remarkable accomplishments, Mark is known for his deep-rooted passion for the martial arts which fuels his passion for teaching. He embodies the principles of discipline, perseverance, and sportsmanship that define the martial arts community. A respected instructor and gifted educator, Mark shares his knowledge and experience with others, inspiring the next generation of martial artists to reach their full potential.
Mark's dedication to continuous learning and growth is evident in his relentless pursuit of excellence. With each training session, each competition, and each interaction, he remains committed to expanding his skill set and deepening his understanding of jiu-jitsu. His journey serves as a testament to the transformative power of dedication, hard work, and an unyielding passion for one's craft.
In all, Mark's name has become synonymous with expertise, integrity, and a relentless pursuit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu excellence.