Coach Jeff Martinez Kids Martial Arts Instructor

Kids Martial Arts near Nipomo

Coach Jeff 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 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 to Gracie University HQ in Torrance, CA and has taken classes under Alex Stuart, Rener Gracie and Ryron 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.

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