INSTRUCTORS

GINA FRANSSEN, OWNER & HEAD INSTRUCTOR

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Third Degree
  • Minnesota’s first female Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
  • IKFF Certified Kettlebell Trainer
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • First female boxer to compete in Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament 2001
  • Trained and coached all female team for Ringside International Tournament 2005
  • Trained and coached Nationally Ranked Female Boxers
  • Over 20 years experience in teaching/coaching

BRIDGET MCGINNIS, LEAD INSTRUCTOR & NINJA HANDLER

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
  • Minnesota’s second female Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
  • BA in Dance and BA in Psychology, University of MN

INSTRUCTORS

  • Andrew Degar – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
  • Alicia Rios – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt (one stripe)
  • Jess Pederson – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt (one stripe)
  • Tamra “T” Leoni – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt (four stripes)
  • Jessica Sladky – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt (three stripes)