Our Instructors

Hemerson "Toco" de Souza


  • Black Belt in Muay Thai Under Master Andre Dida
  • Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Professional MMA Fighter
  • Coached Multiple Fighters in the UFC

About Professor Toco:

Professor Toco is a world class instructor when it comes to mixed martial arts and Muay Thai. He is a black belt in Muay Thai under Master Andre Dida and has also received his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt from Professor Samuel Snow.

His coaching background includes coaching and cornering multiple fighters in the UFC and the PFL. He competes professionally as an MMA fighter as well, and is looking to resume his career very soon.

Professor Toco deeply cares about ALL of his students and his goal is to elevate them to their highest potential.


Chris Johnson


  • 8+ Years Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Experience
  • Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

About Chris:

Chris is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with 7 year’s experience. He teaches beginner to advanced classes and has a wealth of knowledge to share. When not on the mats, he enjoys time with his wife & daughters.