Mark Quesada

Marcus Galindo

I began my martial arts career in 1983 looking for a functional form of self defense. I began in a Japanese form of karate called Goju Ryu that led me to the 1980s Aikido craze … Read More

Paul Sharp

Marcus Galindo

I started training in Jiu-Jitsu in 1993 after attending a Rickson Gracie seminar. I am the head coach at Straight Blast Gym Illinois, a Combat Base BJJ Blackbelt, and 1/6 of the ShivWorks Collective. I … Read More

Darren Currie

Marcus Galindo

Competed in Tae Kwon Do, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Ju Jutsu Kumite, submission wrestling, amateur MMA and a few other bits and pieces. Medalled in every type of competitive format, won some stuff, nothing worth bragging … Read More

Helen Currie

Marcus Galindo

First Combat Base UK black belt. First Chris Haueter female black belt anywhere in the world.
 First female black belt in the UK, 2nd in Europe. First female Scottish black belt. Co-founder of Combat Base … Read More