PROFESSOR JON BOONE
HEAD INSTRUCTOR / COACH
Jon Boone is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Rubens Charles aka Cobrinha. He is also a 4th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate, as well as a student of Boxing and Kickboxing. He has been teaching martial arts since 2002 and has been running his own program in Pasadena since 2008.
Inspired by his mentor, Cobrinha, Professor Jon has built a positive environment for students of all walks of life to train in, including an emphasis on diet, exercise, hard work, and community. With the help of his dedicated team, he has designed programs that fulfill the needs of the casual student as well as the serious martial artist.
He is enthusiastic about teaching and enjoys celebrating the achievements and milestones of his students.
PROFESSOR MATT PARKS
Matt Parks has been training 22 years in the martial arts.
He is a US Army Veteran 94-97. Kenpo black belt in Dec 2000 under Larry Tatum.
BJJ Blackbelt May 2014 Under Rodrigo Teixeira/Sammy Garcia. 1st Degree BJJ 2017 Under Rodrigo Teixeira/Sammy Garcia.
COACH MARCO SANCHEZ
INSTRUCTOR / PROGRAM DIRECTOR LITTLE NINJAS KARATE
Marco Sanchez is a Kenpo Karate Black Belt and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt under Jon Boone and Matt Parks. He has been teaching martial arts since 2010 and has been running the Little Ninjas Karate program since 2014.
COACH LYNDA JO HERNANDEZ
Lynda Jo Hernandez is a Shito Ryu Black Belt and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt under Jon Boone and Matt Parks. She has been teaching martial arts since 2011.
COACH DAKOTA McCLINTOCK
Dakota McClintock is a Kenpo Karate Black Belt under Jon Boone and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt under Jon Boone and Matt Parks. He has been teaching martial arts since 2014.