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Meet Coach Ed

I was born and raised in Hawaii, where fighting is part of the culture. I started Kenpo and Jiu-Jitsu when I was 8 and found MMA when I was 13. After high school I studied Exercise sports science and became a trainer. In 2014 I moved to Grand Junction, Colorado and began coaching at 8th Street Gym, where we produced the best amateur and professional fighters on the western slope. I'm excited to teach at Hames and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity in Sitka. 

What is Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai Kickboxing?

Classes I will be offering are kid's MMA, fitness kickboxing, and MMA fundamentals. These classes will get you into fight shape and help build confidence in yourself. The kid's MMA class will be a fun and easy introduction to martial arts. Muay Thai kickboxing will mainly consist of high energy interval training and MMA fundamentals will be a chance to go over technique and proper execution. I would also like to develop a fight team so they have an opportunity to showcase skills they have developed and offer personal training or private groups.