Brandon Kooba

Marcus Galindo

Bought my first house in 1990, happened to be next to the Gracie family which introduce me to Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Then in 1995 my friend Rick Williams which is one of the dirty dozen … Read More

Nathan Mendes

Marcus Galindo

Nathan started his martial arts journey at the age of 7; taking up Kodokan Judo under his step-father. He is a former folkstyle and Greco-Roman wrestler and coach. Nathan is the owner of the Shasta … Read More

Eric Spellman

Marcus Galindo

Eric is the founder and head instructor of Combat Base Mississippi. Eric has been training BJJ for14 years and is a First degree black belt under Chris. He is a United States Army Veteran with … Read More

Mike Dytri

Marcus Galindo

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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

Benjamin Westrich

Marcus Galindo

I started training for MMA and Jiu Jitsu while in the Army, where I became a Master Combatives trainer and the head instructor for the Fort Carson program. During this time, I competed in Brazilian … 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

Matthew Linsemier

Marcus Galindo

Started Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2006 at 307 lbs in effort to both learn and get in better shape. After a year I lost almost 100 lbs by both training 4-5 times a week and … Read More

Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson earned his black belt from Aloisio Silva in October of 2011 and is currently ranked as a 2nd degree black belt under Chris Haueter.

Melissa Haueter

Marcus Galindo

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2nd degree Black Belt instructor and operations manager for Combat Base Club, MAGIKimono, and Chris Haueter Art. Teacher by nature. Co-star in the Combat Base Club series. Wife of Chris Haueter. Former IBJJF competitor and … Read More