Coaches/Programs

 

 

 

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 Dave Mansel: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach

Dave Is a Royler Gracie Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, with over 20 years of experience on the mats. Salvation MMA is very lucky to have someone with such great knowledge of the sport teaching for us.

 

 

 

 

 

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Brandon Davis: MMA coach

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Brandon is a high level grappler in the area and a local MMA fighter. Brandon has held the Fight Lab Welterweight belt and the Elite Championship Welterweight title belt in NC, he has won gold in multiple advanced tournaments, including NAGA expert division, New Breed Ultimate Challenge Purple and Brown belt and advanced divisions, and many more. Brandon has trained mixed martial arts for many years including boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and has trained in many other art forms through the years, Brandon is a brown belt in Jiu Jitsu under the UFC hall of famer Royce Gracie.

 

 

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 Hailey Davis: Woman’s Fitness/KickBoxing coach

Hailey is a very dedicated athlete with a lot to offer, On top of her great work ethic in strength and conditioning, she also trains in MMA, such as Boxing, Kickboxing,and she is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Royce Gracie, Hailey is a 2013 NAGA Grappling Challenge gold medalist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Billy Sowards: Youth MMA Instructor

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Billy is a very dedicated coach and fighter, he is a Brazilial Jiu-Jitsu Purple under the Royce Gracie System, and also has many years of striking and MMA training. Billy work great with our youth and also helps with all of the adult programs as well, He has been with us since day one and we are very proud to have him as one of our coaches.

 

 

 

 

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 Ron Golden: Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / Youth Karate

12033061_509893585858667_3549556086316941686_nRon is the most experienced coach we have. With well over 20 years in martial arts, Ron has a Black belt in two different styles of Karate and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Ron has been teaching and coaching in the school system for many years as well including Physical Education and school sports. We are very happy to have someone with such knowledge and teaching experience over our youth programs, He also helps coach our adult classes as well.

 

 

 

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 Chuck Sturdivant: Boxing Coach

Chuck Passed away on Feb.3rd 2014, he will be greatly missed but never forgotten.  RIP

Chuck has a lot of years in coaching different age groups in the sport of boxing. Some of his accomplishments include having two boxers compete for the World Olympics.

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