Tareq Azim

Founder & Instructor

Professional Experience: 6x Mixed Martial Arts World Champion Head Coach, Head of off-season Development of NFL,UFC, RWL and MLB standouts, competitive product of Wild Card Boxing- Juan Carlos Martinez/ Freddie Roach, American Jiu Jitsu/ Gracie Academy Black Belt, Created the Afghan Women's Boxing Federation, Fresno State University Football Linebacker


Jason Avilio


Head of Finance, Corporate Development, Strategy Advisor, Competitive Training Partner
SE2 Advanced Club



Josh McDonald


Professional Experience: Wrestling; 2004 Olympic Regional Trials Place Winner, 2001 - 2003 National Ranked NCAA Div. I Wrestler, 2001 - 2003 SFSU Wrestling Team, 2000 University of Iowa Wrestling Team, 1999 Central Iowa Wrestling Team) MMA; Strike force, Elite XC, WEC, Showdown Fights, Rumble on the Rock

Billy Jamili

Operations Director/Rehabilitative Instructor

Professional Experience: B.S. Cognitive Science w/ Specialization in Neuroscience – UC San Diego Youth Soccer Development Coach, NFL Offseason Player Mobility Coach – San Diego Chargers. UC San Diego Men’s Soccer San Diego Premier League, Peninsula Premier Soccer League



Carl Seumanutafa


Professional Experience: Gracie Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt, Empower SE2 and Pro Camp Instructor, Assistant Coach to NFL off-season Player Development for the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ERS, Oakland Raiders, & Denver Broncos. StrikeForce, Elite XC, M1 Global, Rugby Club


Johnny Ricci


Professional Experience: High School wrestling 4-year varsity, Boxing 12- present, Grappling 12- present, Muay Thai 13- present, Undefeated Amateur fighter




Yossef Azim


Professional Experience: San Francisco Police Officer,Empower Law Enforcement hand to hand combatives Instructor. Empower Lifestyle Brand Apparel Lead. 



Luke Jones


Professional Experience: 4-year Varsity letter winner for Michigan State University Wrestling, Finished with 61 career victories, Competed in the Big Ten Championships in 2013-14, Competed in U.S. Open Wrestling Championships in 2014, Michigan High School Wrestling State Champion in 2010

Daniel Elias


Professional Experience: Black Belt Jiu Jitsu since 2011

Alex D’Ercole


Professional Experience: BJJ Purple Belt, 2015 NAGA Expert Division Champion, 2015 Charles Gracie Invitational Champion, 2015 US Open Finalist

Belal Mogaddedi


Track & Field Athlete: Ranked 5th in National collegiate rank, 2x National qualifier for Sprints and Jumps, Current Merritt College pole vault record holder