The Jiu Jitsu coach at Regiment. As well as being NAGA’s first lightweight New England champion, He is also a multiple time NAGA advanced division no-gi lightweight champion, two time NAGA open weight division no-gi champion, tap out Cancer tournament Gold medalist and 1-0 in MMA winning by submission in less than 90 seconds. Tommy is also the former assistant instructor at JBA Jiu Jitsu Academy which was run by the famed leg locker Don Banville. Tommy received his blackbelt in submission wrestling from Banville and currently holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the areas top BJJ instructor Tim Burrill. Burrill holds a blackbelt under world famous BJJ legend Carlos Machado. BJJ lineage: Carlos Gracie Jr. -> Carlos Machado -> Tim Burrill -> Tommy Teixeira
The Striking coach at Clinch MMA. Brian received his 3rd degree black belt in Shotokan Karate under Sensei Louis A. Tavares. Brian has been practicing Shotokan Karate since 1996 and operated his own dojo, Raposo Shotokan Karate, in Fall River, MA. He has taught classes in traditional Shotokan Karate and realistic self defense for several years.
The Wrestling coach at Clinch MMA. He wrestled on the national stage for Syracuse University and coached at Bridgewater State University. Dan has helped to train several UFC and Strikeforce fighters as well as co-hosting a weekly New England based MMA Sports Talk radio show called the “K.O. Radio Show” Dan is also the areas only representative of authentic Catch Wrestling.