MEET our instructors
KUNG FU, WEAPONS, SPARRING, TAI CHI, CHI GUNG
Simu Alice is a seasoned instructor of over 40 years. Wife of Master Rubio and co-owner of Kung Fu Connection, her classes reflect the intensity, integrity and precision of the traditional arts. She empowers her students with both martial and life skills that are indispensible to living with balance in this chaotic world. Both children and adults feel accomplished and successful in her classes as she guides them with strict love that allows everyone to reach their goals and beyond...
SENSEI JAMES MURPHY
James Murphy has been a martial arts practitioner for over 30 years with experience in various disciplines in martial arts such as Tae Kwon Do, Kendo, Judo, and Aikido. He holds a second-degree Black belt in Aikido and first-degree Black belt in Kendo. The Aikido program welcomes students of all levels of experience from beginner to advanced. Aikido is a Japanese art that will prepare you to handle attacks focusing on self-defense and countering movement.
SIHING BRIAN KING
MMAF MANAGER & KUNG FU INSTRUCTOR
Brian is a Black Sash in Kung fu, a competitive wrestler and has trained and managed security teams in active shooter and self defense techniques. Don't let his huge stature fool you, is as gentle as he is fierce teaching both kids and adults with patience and passion. He is also well versed in the internal arts of Tai Chi & Chi Gung and is certified as a thai masseuse and acupuncturist. He is available for private sessions in the mornings.
COACH MONICA MIGUEL
ISRAELI KRAV MAGA & MUAY THAI
Monica is an Instructor in Krav Maga as well as being a Coach in Muay Thai Kickboxing. She is passionate about bringing out the best in students and setting them up for success. Her inclusive attitude makes new students feel comfortable especially during the awkward first week of training. Her classes are fun as well as challenging and progressive. She is living proof that Women make great Warriors!
COACH jojo nunez
TINY TIGERS, KUNG FU, KIDS MUY THAI KICKBOXING, ISRAELI KRAV MAGA
Jojo has acquired his coveted Kung Fu Black Sash under Master Rubio. He has also trained to the level of Krav Maga Instructor. His passion for the martial arts is only rivaled by his love of teaching. His attention to detail and enthusiasm is contagious. He is very disciplined and mature for his age and both adults respect him and kids love him. We look forward to seeing his continued growth and responsibility with MMAF over the years.
INTRODUCING HEAd COACH RODRIGO GASPAR
MMAF'S NEW ISRAELI KRAV MAGA LEAD INSTRUCTOR FOR OUR COACHES
With so many Krav Maga associations, we were lucky to engage Rodrigo Gaspar as our new Lead Krav Maga Instructor. His credentials are vast. He keeps our coaches constantly challenged to reach new personal heights and then the coaches take that information and disseminate it into our regular Krav Maga classes. We will also engage him to head specialty survival seminars as well as tactical and weapon training on and off site for all of our students. Stay tuned.