INSTRUCTORS2018-09-07T01:05:34+00:00

CHRISTINA FLORES

CLASSES: Little Ninjas, No-Gi & Gi BJJ, Women’s Self Defense

SPECIALIZATIONS: Athletic Training, Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, BJJ

BIO: Christina is a BJJ Purple Belt, Satori Alliance Certified Instructor. 2x NAGA Champion, and 2014 IBJJF Bronze Medalist. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration and is actively competing in Kickboxing and BJJ.

DUSTIN AKBARI

CLASSES: Jiu Jitsu, No-Gi JiuJitsu

SPECIALIZATIONS: BJJ, MMA

BIO:Dustin is a BJJ Black Belt with 16 years teaching experience. He is also an IBJJF World Champion, Fight to Win Pro Veteran, Pan Am/Worlds Black Belt Medalist, Brown Belt World Champ, ISWA Worlds Team Champion, 4x National Champ (Various Leagues), and Satori Alliance Certified Instructor.

JOSEPH “BOPO” MORALES

CLASSES: Kids Classes, Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling

SPECIALIZATIONS: Kids MMA, Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling

BIO: Joseph, or as we call him, “BoPo” is a current UFC Fighter, BJJ Purple Belt, and Pankration Black Belt.

ALEXIA LUNA

CLASSES: Women’s Striking Classes

SPECIALIZATIONS:Athletic training, Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, and Jiu Jitsu

BIO: Alexia has been training in mixed martial arts since she was 4. As a minor, she was 5-1 in pankration and is currently pursuing an MMA career as an amateur.

ANGEL GARCIA

CLASSES: Bootcamp, TRX and Kettlebells, Ultimate Conditioning

SPECIALIZATIONS: Strength Training, Weight Loss, HITT Training, Functional Fitness, MMA

BIO: In addition to being an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, Angel is currently at Sac State majoring in Kinesiology and Exercise – Concentrating in Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation.

CHRIS HOLDSWORTH

CLASSES: No-Gi Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Pro Practice (MMA)

SPECIALIZATIONS: BJJ (Gi and No-Gi), Athletic Training, Weight Loss

BIO: In addition to being one of TAM’s head coaches, Chris is a BJJ Black Belt, ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Season 18 Champion, Multi-time Grapplers Quest and NAGA Champion, No-Gi World Champion, and currently holds an undefeated MMA record!

JOSIAH MCHALE

CLASSES: Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai

SPECIALIZATIONS: MMA, Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu

BIO: Josiah is currently a professional MMA fighter with TAM in addition to being one of our instructors. You can find him on the mat teaching a striking class or in the cage competing or training with MMA’s top athletes.

KATIE HOLLOMAN

CLASSES: Baby Ninjas, Intro to Boxing + Cardio, Womens Only Striking

SPECIALIZATIONS: Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ

BIO: Katie is a distinguised athlete, BJJ Purple Belt, and is a Satori Alliance Certified Instructor.

RICKY TURCIOS

CLASSES: Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts

SPECIALIZATIONS: Mixed Martial Arts

BIO: Ricky is the IKF 2009 World Classic Muay Thai Champion, IKF 2010 World Classic Muay Thai Champion, 2x Legacy Amateur Series Flyweight Champion, Fury Fighting Championship Bantamweight Champion, and a BJJ Satori Alliance Certified Instructor

SARAH TRICOMI

CLASSES: Yoga, Yoga Shred

SPECIALIZATIONS:  Yoga, Yoga with Weights, Meditation

BIO:  Sarah is Yoga Alliance Certified with an E-RYT 200 certification. Not only has she been a yogi for years, but she has over 200 hours of instructor training!

TIFFANY CONAMA

CLASSES: Intro to Boxing, Striking

SPECIALIZATIONS: Athletic Training, Kickboxing, MMA, Boxing

BIO: Tiffany is a lifelong athlete, artist, current MMA Fighter with TAM, and an AMA Flyweight Champion.

TRAVIS HOLLOMAN

CLASSES: Kickboxing

SPECIALIZATIONS:  BJJ, Boxing, Kickboxing

BIO:  Travis is a lifelong athlete, Professional MMA Fighter, and BJJ Purple Belt. He attended Barton College on a baseball scholarship and graduated with a degree in Business and minored in Graphic Design.

VINCE MURDOCK

CLASSES:  Kickboxing, Boxing, MMA

SPECIALIZATIONS: Striking

BIO: Vince is a current TAM athlete and has been a pro fighter for more than 6 years. He is a TWC 135 lb World Champ and BJJ Purple Belt.

ZACH OVIATT

CLASSES: Bootcamp, Intro to Boxing

SPECIALIZATIONS:  Athletic Training, Weight Loss, Boxing, Functional Fitness, Wrestling, BJJ

BIO:  Zach is a lifelong athlete, certified National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer, and he also holds a successful record with 18 amateur fights.

JEROMY FREITAG

CLASSES: Ultimate Conditioning

SPECIALIZATIONS: Boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Strength and Conditioning, Diet

BIO: Jeremy is a former PFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Elite XC, and WEC veteran. He trained under legendary trainer of "The Ultimate Fighter" Season 1, Master Gunyo Fairtex, also under Master Thonglor and boxing under Dmitry Maydannik. He has 14 years experience in boxing and Muay Thai, 25 years experience in strength and conditioning, and also specializes in Fast Twitch and HIIT Training.