You will be learning from world class instructors
Ryan is a BJJ Black Belt and co-owner of the Legacy Martial Arts Academy. Ryan manages the daily operations of the academy and oversees our BJJ affiliate program. He is also an active IBJJF competitor.
Aaron is a 6th Degree Judo Black Belt and co-owner of the Legacy Martial Arts Academy. He was on the USA Judo National Team and currently serves as the Director of Performance for Ohio Judo.
Luke Schroeder is a BJJ Black Belt and is a head coach for our Kids & Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu programs. Luke recently retired from the United States Air Force and currently works for the Department of Defense.
Ben Schroeder is a BJJ Black Belt and is a coach for our Kids & Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu programs. Ben is an active competitor & is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Cincinnati.
Mike Jacobs is a 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt and is a coach for our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. Mike is a professional BJJ competitor and former professional MMA fighter.
Jake is a BJJ Purple Belt and is a coach for our adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. Jake is an active competitor and wrestling coach.
Sensei Ray Smith is a coach for our Kids & Adult Judo programs and currently serves as the Development Director for Ohio Judo.
Mandy is a BJJ Blue Belt and is an assistant coach for our Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. She is an active competitor and is also a Law Enforcement Gracie Survival Tactics Instructor.
Nick is our head Muay Thai & MMA coach. He is a former professional MMA fighter and is an active BJJ competitor. Nick holds a purple belt in BJJ.
Mitch is a Judo Black Belt and is an assistant coach for our Judo & BJJ programs. He is also a national level competitor.