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Professor Nate

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  • Black Belt - 2nd degree

First and Foremost Professor Nate is an amazing husband and father to his 3 kids and wife of 18 years Kileigh who is also very active in brazilian Jiu jitsu as a purple belt. 

 Professor Nate is a Second Degree black belt under Registered IBJJF 4th degree black belt Luke Rinehart (Big Brothers)  who was validated by IBJJF with the help of  Leonardo Nunes Dalla Costa ( Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie >Rickson Gracie > Jorge Pereira> Leo Dalla)

Professor Nate trained under Luke Rinehart from white belt through to his 1st degree black belt. After relocating Professor Nate later received his 2nd degree black belt from Tony Passos (ATOS)

Professor Nate earned his 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do while stationed in Germany under Ernesto Richards. 

He has extensive kick boxing experience training under Ferdinand Mack in Germany. 

He also trained in Bosnia in full contact Karate with Jose Merina.

Professor Nate was a high school wrestler and often incorporates this into his classes.

Professor Nate Prioritizes real life situational self defense in his classes. He loves to create a disciplined but encouraging, and drama free environment.

Professor Nate is a NASM certified personal trainer.