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2ND DEGREE BLACK BELT

MIAD NAJAFI

LINEAGE: MITSUYO MAEDA > CARLOS GRACIE > CARLSON GRACIE > RICARDO DE LA RIVA > MIAD NAJAFI

+ JEET KUNE DO/KALI CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR UNDER THE WORLD RENOWNED BOB BREEN

+ BOXED FOR LYNN ATHLETIC AND SELECTED FOR LONDON ABA TEAM

+ REGISTERED OSTEOPATH

+ PHYSIOLOGY GRADUATE

+ YOGA PRACTITIONER FOR OVER 6 YEARS

+  RESEARCHING SEVERAL OTHER FORMS OF SELF DEVELOPMENT AND SPIRITUAL PRACTICES

MIAD NAJAFI IS CHIEF INSTRUCTOR AT CENTRE LINE BJJ. A HIGHLY-EXPERIENCED INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT OF THE COMBATIVE ARTS, HE HAS OVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN TRAINING VARIOUS MARTIAL ARTS.

 

STARTING WITH FREESTYLE KARATE AND KICKBOXING, HE SOON DISCOVERED JEET KUNE DO/KALI UNDER THE WORLD-RENOWNED BOB BREEN  (WWW.BOBBREEN.COM)  AND RECEIVED HIS BLACK BELT CERTIFICATION IN 1995.  THIS WAS FOLLOWED BY SEVERAL YEARS OF AMATEUR BOXING AT THE LYNN ATHLETIC CLUB IN LONDON, AND WAS SELECTED TO BE PART OF THE 1997 LONDON ABA TEAM.

HIS JIU JITSU JOURNEY BEGAN OVER 18 YEARS AGO, WHERE HE TOOK HIS FIRST STEPS ONTO THE MATS AT THE BUDOKWAI, THE OLDEST JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL IN EUROPE. HE HAS SINCE TRAINED AT SEVERAL WORLD-CLASS BJJ ACADEMIES SUCH AS FIGHTZONE IN BRAZIL AND ALLIANCE HQ IN THE USA WHERE HE LEARNT FROM SOME OF THE ARTS GREATEST INSTRUCTORS, NAMELY RICARDO VIEIRA AND JACARE CAVALCANTI RESPECTIVELY. HE RECEIVED HIS BLACK BELT UNDER THE LEGENDARY RICARDO DE LA RIVA https://www.bjjheroes.com/bjj-fighters/ricardo-de-la-riva-wiki-bio

BLACK BELT

HOWARD NEWTON

LINEAGE: MITSUYO MAEDA > CARLOS GRACIE > HELIO GRACIE > ROLLS GRACIE > ROMERO CAVALCANTI > RICARDO VIERA > MARCO CANHA > HOWARD NEWTON

+ 1ST DEGREE KICKBOXING BLACKBELT UNDER 9TH DEGREE GRAND MASTER ANTON ST. JAMES, 6TH DEGREE MATTHEW CHAPMAN AND 6TH DEGREE JAMES EVANS-NICOLLE

BLACK BELT

TONY HAMBOS

LINEAGE: MITSUYO MAEDA > CARLOS GRACIE > HELIO GRACIE > ROLLS GRACIE > ROMERO CAVALCANTI > RICARDO VIERA > MARCO CANHA > TONY HAMBOS

PURPLE BELT

NINA HULTIER

BLUE BELT

JEGO TANINGCO

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