Gabriel (Gabe) has been exposed to a multitude of martial arts from a very young age, starting in the martial art of Wadō-ryū Karate at age 7, in which he currently holds a 3rd dan black belt. As the years have progressed, Gabe has participated and touched in an array of martial arts, attaining 1st dan black belts in both kickboxing/freestyle Karate and Japanese Ju-Jutsu.
Furthermore, he has become proficient with a substantial amount of Japanese weaponry after studying the art of Kobu-Justu/Kobudō from a young age…He loves teaching some of these cool moves to our students! Additionally, he has been teaching the art of Wadō-ryū Karate from age 16 to both adults and children.
He started training and competing in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) aged 15, combining his vast array of skills and knowledge gained over the last decade. A few years later, he also started training and competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), in which he currently holds a purple belt.
He is currently working towards a BSc degree in Sport, Fitness and Coaching to better his knowledge of coaching, nutrition and anatomy, as well as a Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training. Moreover, Gabe has a keen interest in self-protection and Combatives in which he wishes to gain further accreditation within in the future.