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6th Degree RED/WHITE belt Judo and Japanese Ju Jitsu under the Legend and Hall of Fame Sensei Wally Jay. Sensei Brad Burgo has developed along decades of experience - at the competitive level and the mentorship level - a unique and effective way of teaching Judo. He teaches a deep concept on "foot work", perfect posture and balance development in a process of producing a good foundation. 




Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Professor Crosley Gracie 

Certified Gracie University Jiu-Jitsu Instructor under Rener & Ryron Gracie

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

UFC Certified Fitness Trainer

TRX and RIP Core Certified Trainer

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competitor, Multi-National and International Champion

Youth Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Womens Self-Defense Instructor



Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, Mark started his martial arts journey training in Wing Chun Kung Fu in 1993, completing the entire system and teaching as an instructor at the Wing Chun Gung Fu Association of Hawaii until 2011.  His Jiu Jitsu journey began in 2003 at the Brazilian Freestyle Association of Hawaii. He received his ranks through Purple Belt from his Professor James Tanaka. Life would take him to New York City and finally the East Bay where he continued his training with Coach Chelsea since 2016. Today his wife and two boys continue to be enthusiastic members of the Gracie Jiu Jitsu Alameda family.

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