Travis Stevens – A 3x U.S.A. Olympian winning an Olympic Silver Medal in 2016 and competing at the highest level of both Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Travis received his black belt from Renzo Gracie and John Danaher two of the most influential people in Jiu Jitsu today. Travis’ coaching philosophy is a straight forward method where the goal of each session is to ensure each individual takes at least one step closer towards their end goal. Travis believes in goal setting, respect, discipline, and common sense. By bringing this agenda to the gym he creates an environment that makes learning easy while providing a great workout for all skill levels.
Haleem Syed – Training BJJ for the past 7 years Haleem started his BJJ journey in upstate NY, and received his Brown Belt from Andrew Smith (BJJ Revolution). Haleem is passionate about training, competing, and teaching. He is excited to train under Travis Stevens and hopes to compete at a high level at the world championships. Haleem runs the Fundamentals Program at FUJI GYM.
Nate Morrison– Started his BJJ journey under Jay Jack at The Academy in Portland, Maine. Nate progressed from white to purple belt in about two years. Nate has taken every opportunity to travel and train with the best including John Danaher, Renzo Gracie, Marcelo Garcia, Royce Gracie, and Robert Drysdale. Nate eventually found his home at Fuji Gym and is now a brown belt. Along with assisting at FUJI GYM Nate also runs his own BJJ gym in Beverly MA called “Collective Jiu-Jitsu”.
Michael Zenga – With over 14 years of BJJ Experience. He received his black belt from Brazilian Top Team in 2012 From Professors Daniel Gazoni and Joao Amaral. Michael still competes regularly and has won more than 10 Regional IBJJF Gold Medals along with numerous local titles as a competitor.
Quentin “Frosty” – Started to train in BJJ over six years ago. Training recreationally at first, Frosty gradually started to take training more seriously after recognizing his love of competition. Now a brown belt under Travis Stevens, Frosty has won American and Brazilian National Championships, as well as multiple regional IBJJF championships. He looks forward to developing his jiu-jitsu under Travis’ teaching, and hopes to find success at the world level at black belt.
Kyle Misuraca – After completing a competitive swimming career Kyle began looking for a new athletic challenge. By a friend’s recommendation he began learning BJJ in 2011 at a local academy close to home. Despite being a late starter, his commitment and drive to learning the art lead to the promotion of his brown belt at the hands of Travis Stevens after only 4.5yrs of training.