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The only commitment is from us to you; which is to earn your loyalty every month".

Ermin Fergerstrom

ErminPhoto_2Head instructor Ermin Fergerstrom is currently a second degree black belt under Gustavo Machado. He originally received his black belt from Professor Romolo Barros (under Rickson Gracie) in 2007. Fergerstrom has produced numerous BJJ Champions throughout the Hawaiian Islands and offers the same world class jiu-jitsu training to all of his students. Prior to training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Coach Ermin accumulated nearly 20 years of traditional training in Hawaiian Kempo Karate as well as Judo and Aikido.

Leandro Grando

LeandroPhotoLeandro is a first degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Ermin Fergerstrom, originally receiving his black belt from Professor Romolo Barros. He has been in Hawaii for 10 years and previously trained Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil for 7 years under Fernando Lopes and Godoi Team Macaco. Leandro also holds a purple belt in Judo, blue rope in Capoeira and has experience in the disciplines of Boxing, Karate and Kung Fu. Outside of his Martial Arts training, Leandro enjoys motocross, weightlifting, surfing and spear fishing.

Lisa Teichner

EandMeFAVORITEWebSizeLisa has been training jiu-jitsu for 14 years and is currently a Brown Belt under Ermin Fergerstrom. Lisa began training in San Francisco at Ralph Gracie’s Academy and briefly trained under John Machado in Los Angeles before relocating to Maui and joining Brazilian Freestyle Jiu-Jitsu in 2003.

 Lisa is a professional Real Estate Broker with Keller Williams Realty, was previously an MMA journalist for MauiNow.com, MC's and commentates for MMA events and hosts MMA Maui, a local Mixed Martial Arts TV show.

Angel Fergerstrom

AngelPhotoSmallAngel Fergerstrom started training in Tae Kwon Do at 5 years old and Jiu-Jitsu at 6. She was immediately recognized by her instructors as a stand out student. As a blue belt and an assistant instructor for the kids jiu-jitsu class, Angel passes on the proper disciplines she has learned, encourages students to set their goals high and to continually improve. Angel is currently attending Brooks Institute in Ventura California where she is studying Film.

Shane Hoyt

ShanePicSmallShane Hoyt has studied Muay Thai in many different gyms and with multiple trainers all over Thailand including South Thailand and Bangkok champion fighters. He has coached and fought in Thailand for 2 years. He currently holds a 9-0 record (8 Pro Muay Thai & 1 Amateur MMA) finishing all 9 fights with KO’s. Shane also previously coached a Maui Muay Thai team, Nak Su Muay Thai for 2 years. Shane would like to continue passing his knowledge to his fellow students with a traditional psychology of what Muay Thai really is and positively changing the students who walk through the door. Shane also currently coaches our MMA team.


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