Jeffery Martinez Kids Martial Arts Instructor

Kids Martial Arts near Nipomo

Jeffery Martinez

Classes are taught and facilitated by Sensei/Coach Jeff Martinez who has over 20 years of combined martial arts experience. A proud U.S. Army Combat Veteran (Afghanistan 2012) with the 82nd Airborne Divison he served as a Forward Observer. He holds a 5th degree Black Belt in Keichu-Do Karate and Classical Ju-Jitsu under both the late Soke Karl W Marx 10th Dan and Grandmaster Eldridge Conley 8th Dan. In addition he's a Shodan Black Belt in Judo (Sensei Paulo Augusto via Sensei Gary Goltz).

Jeff currently holds a Brown Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu® and now operates an official Gracie Certified Training Center.  He has made extensive trips over the last few years training at Gracie University HQ in Torrance, CA and has taken classes under Grand Master Rorion Gracie, Rener Gracie, Ryron Gracie, Alex Stuart, Alex Ueda, Evandro Nunes, James Deluca, Samuel Fernandez, Eve Gracie and Victoria Gracie.

Continuing his education with the best, Jeff has attended seminars over the years under Grand Master Rorion Gracie, Grand Master Rickson Gracie, Professor Paulo Augusto, Professor Henry Akins, Professor Rener Gracie, Professor Ryron Gracie, Grand Master Francisco Mansor, Master Luiz Palhares, Master Fabio Santos, Master Joe Moriera, Master Chris Haueter, Professor Mario Sperry, Victor Marx and Professor Roy Marsh.

Lastly, during his time stationed at Fort Bragg NC, Jeff studied Gracie Jiu-Jitsu® under Professor Roy Marsh (Royce Gracie Black Belt) and while there completed certification from U.S Army Combatives School for Level 1, and 2 in 2014. In addition Jeff has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Organizational Business Management from La Verne University. He has operated his Jiu-Jitsu Academy since 2016.


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