COACHES

JIU JITSU

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BRYAN BROWN

Head Coach

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"COACH B. BROWN" is a black belt under 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo, and has been training with Eddie since 2006. Bryan started at the Bomb Squad when it was the only 10th Planet, which now has over 100 Moons orbiting around the 10th Planet HQ in Los Angeles. One of Bryan's goals has been to become the head instructor of his own Moon. His heart lies in creating the best atmosphere, training partners, and best instruction in our community.

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MATTIE BROWN

Women's Self Defense Coach

Assistant Jiu Jitsu Coach

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"THE HONEY BADGER" started training jiu jitsu in September 2011 and fell in love with it the first day. She is a brown belt under Coach Bryan Brown. Mattie is head of our women's programs, including Athena's Shield: Women's Self Defense.

*Photo credit: Jesse Brantman

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STORM SHANNON

10th Planet Orange Park Instructor

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"STORM" is the instructor at our 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Orange Park location. Coach Storm is a brown belt under Bryan Brown. Storm has a gift for breaking down and explaining both complex and basic techniques in a comprehensible way. He has a 10 year back ground in the art of Goju-ryu Karate, and in 2008, was introduced to the art of Brazilian jiu jitsu. Beyond his martial arts endeavors, Storm has received a degree in Sports Medicine Athletic Training and a doctorate in Chiropractic. 

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SAM BARBOSA

Wrestling Coach

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Sam is our Greco-Roman wrestling coach, a jiu jitsu brown belt under Coach Bryan Brown, and has his wrestling USA coaching card. Sam began wrestling at age 14 and continued through all of highschool. His last 3 years of highschool he wrestled under the supervision of Tony Ramos and Joe Sheffield, who had competed and coached for the marine corps wrestling team.

Sam has a big heart for all children, special needs in particular. For a year Sam helped run a special Olympics weight lifting team and for 8 years, was a member, then a volunteer for Hoops N’ Dreams (an after school basketball program that allows for able bodied and disabled kids to interact).

RYAN HOLLE

Assistant Jiu Jitsu Coach

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"DARKRY" is a purple belt in jiu jitsu under Coach Bryan Brown. He started training in May of 2017.  His positive attitude, love of jiu jitsu, and passion for rubber guard has made him a valuable asset to the team and rubber guard class.

MANNING LEVERETT

Assistant Jiu Jitsu Coach

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"MANACONDA" received his purple belt in jiu jitsu under Coach Bryan Brown. Manning is one of our afternoon class instructors. He has a remarkable understanding of movement and detail.  We love having him as part as our team.

 

FIGHT TEAM

MMA

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Steven Koslow

"The Pillow"

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Shelby Koren

"Korn Star"

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Michael Clark

"The Machine"

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Kevin Church

"Church"

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Samuel Barbosa

"187"

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Latrell White

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