Martin has competed in numerous Cage fight events and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments. Martin has won gold and silver medals in major tournaments such as the Copa Pacifica and the Pan- American Championship tournaments. Martin competed along with his instructor Rey Diogo at the 2005 Pan American Championships and both ended up in the championship match with Martin vowing out to his instructor and bringing home the silver medal and Rey Diogo taking the gold medal. This year Martin competed in the 2006 Pan-American Championships capturing the silver medal. To this date Martin continues to train and compete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments. He is a certified law enforcement defensive tactics instructor and physical fitness instructor. Martin has used his extensive experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to develop law enforcement arrest and control techniques and has taught several law enforcement agencies including the Tucson Police Department, Pima County Sheriffs Department, and the Davis- Monthan/ U.S. Air Force Security Forces unit.

While Martin was in California he had the opportunity to meet and train with Rey Diogo, a Carlson Gracie black belt. A friendship developed and now Martin and his academy are proud representatives of the Rey Diogo / Carlson Gracie Team. Martin received his black belt on 04/24/2004 from his instructor Rey Diogo.

Martin has produced champions at the state and national level and his team always does very well in tournaments. His team has won several team trophies in the adults and kids divisions. His goal in his academy is to produce the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu players, and for each of his students to realize his or her full potential in life.

Martin's passion in life is his family which include his children, Levi, Miranda, and his wife Barbara.

Contact Martin for more information Office: 520-440-4264