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VERDE VALLEY BRAZILIAN JIU JITSUOUR MISSION HERE AT VERDE VALLEY BJJ IS THE PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION OF THIS MARTIAL ARTS FUNDAMENTALS. BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU, LIKE LIFE IN GENERAL, IS A JOURNEY FILLED WITH OBSTACLES WORTH NAVIGATING. IT’S A JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVERY. VERDE VALLEY BJJ WAS ESTABLISHED TO SERVE AS A STARTING POINT TOWARDS EACH OF THOSE PERSONAL DISCOVERIES. YOU JUST NEED TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP. FOR SELF DEFENSE. FOR SPORT. FOR PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH. FOR LIFE..
CLAY WIMER: HEAD BJJ INSTRUCTOR
Professor Clay Wimer, Alaskan born Black Belt under Professor Vellore Caballero, has an extreme focus on fundamentals and defensively responsible positioning. He has a background in MMA, having his first sanctioned fight in 2014. Although a back injury sidelined his MMA career, he found that he could compete at the highest levels of BJJ with deliberate attention to slow and precise movement.
MJ Keenan is a brown belt under Professor Luis Heredia, Maui Jiu Jitsu and started practicing this martial art in 1996 at Rickson Gracie’s Pico Academy Location in Los Angeles. MJ is member of the JJGF, and the Co-Founder of Verde Valley BJJ. World Class Multi Tasker, Merchant of Emotion, Winemaker, Curmudgeon, Armed Snowflake.
MJ KEENAN: VVBJJ CO-FOUNDER
Cole has been a Jerome resident for 10 years and a VVBJJ student for 4. He has Trained under Stefan Dahlstet, Chris Burns, & Nick Tsai.
JEFFREY 'Cole' VASQUEZ: KIDS & TEENS FUNDAMENTALS
Jimmy, South Dakota born, is a blue belt under Amal Easton BJJ with an MMA background. He has over 8 years of experience competing in Boxing, Muay Thai, and No-Gi tournaments.
JAMES SHARKEY – : MUAY THAI & KICK BOXING.
TY GAY: GUEST INSTRUCTOR
Professor Ty is the owner and lead instructor of Redline Jiu-Jitsu Academy, OK. He is the 13th American Gracie Black Belt under Rener & Ryron Gracie. With over 20 years of experience in Martial Arts, Ty believes in helping others reach their full potential. He and his partner Tara will be working closely with the VVBJJ team of instructors to build out our Gracie Jiu-Jitsu curriculum for students of all ages
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