Simply put our goal is to empower others through training, discipline and learning to embrace struggle. Turn your weaknesses into strengths, and build the best version of you possible!
After 14 years of training and having traveled all over the world I can tell you first hand there is always more to learn. At Evolution Mixed Martial Arts we will provide you with the solid foundation you need to improve in every aspect of your life.
Maeda , Mitsuyo –> Gracie Sr., Carlos –> Gracie , Helio –> Gracie , Rolls –> Cavalcanti , Romero –> Vieira , Leonardo Alcantara –> Drysdale , Robert –> Goettsch , Chris
- Started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Mauricio Zingano in July 2005Promoted to blue belt by Professor Zingano September 2006
- Lived overseas from Sept 2007 until January 2010; worked and trained with US Army personnel as well as fellow contractors
- Moved to Thailand January 2010 to train full time with 5x time world champion Muay Thai fighter Sakmongkol
- February 2010 was promoted to purple belt from Professor Zingano who was there along side his wife Cat Zingano as we trained day in and day out at WKO and @fairtextrainingcenter in Pattaya, Thailand.
- Moved back to Colorado 2011 and started competing again, this time at the IBJJF Worlds and in the cage
- Early 2012 went back overseas to work and train with SOCOM
- Promoted to brown belt by Thiago Viega ( 3rd degree Rickson Gracie Black Belt) and LCCT (Luiz Claudio Combat Team)
- After leaving Afghanistan in July 2013 I headed back to Colorado and opened up Rocky Mountain Jiu Jitsu in Thornton
- November 2014 RMJJ and myself joined forces with Professor Robert Drysdale and Team Zenith
- May 2016 after 11 years of training and teaching all over the world I was awarded my black belt by Professor Drysdale
- 2017 Sold RMJJ and once again headed overseas to work for and train with SOCOM/SOAG; this time I would be lucky enough to not only train with US Special Forces but also Slovakian SF, Polish SF and Spanish SF teams at Camp Morehead in Afghanistan
- December 2018 returned to Colorado and started Evolution Mixed Martial Arts