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Our Coaches 

When picking coaches for this camp it was important that they not only be highly skilled practitioners but more importantly great people. The energy that our coaches bring shows that they care about YOUR growth. 

Bernadette Ambubuyog

  • Been training Martial Arts for 17 years. Started with Krav Maga and branching out to Muay Thai, Boxing, BJJ, and MMA.

  • Psychiatric Nurse by day for 25+ years

  • Her late husband was a lifelong martial artist and they opened Top Level MMA in 2012

  • She trains and teaches to leave her family legacy, to empower people through living the martial art lifestyle

Charles Harriot

  • 2018 BJJ Globetrotter of the year. Visited 94 gyms in 17 countries coaching and rolling

  • BJJ Fanatics instructor: Leg Locks 101

  • Specializes in making technically complex techniques and concepts accessible for beginners.

  • Breakdance for Jiu Jitsu: Kaohsiung Taiwan dance battle champion. 

  • Lifelong Martial artist: TKD, American Kenpo, Judo, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

  • Nice guy

Tristan Mcdonald

  • Graduate and former wrestler for the university of Iowa.

  • Didn’t start wrestling till high school

  • 2nd degree black belt in karate.

  • Aspiring and upcoming professional BJJ athlete/Mix martial artist.

  • Very passionate about helping people push past comfort zones.

Lori LaPaz