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Popular Online Mixed Martial Arts Teachers

Azuri M.

Culver City, CA
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Michelle G.

North Hollywood, CA
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Keith G.

Long Beach, NY
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Azuri M. Culver City, CA

-Wing Tsun
-Capoeira
-Aikido
-Judo
-Karate

About Azuri

I Love music, and I love people. I feel that music is and has historically been a way of interpreting and expressing all the diversity in life and our experiences and that our instruments are our tool of expressing, whether it be the drum, guitar, piano, voice, sitar, etc. My inevitable goal here is to help you(student) obtain the technical, theoretical understanding to help you express your own message and story musically and or achieve any musical standard that one connects too and wishes too achieve.

Teaching Philosophy -
My teaching philosophy is really built on well rounded communication and multiple facets of explanation and examples so that a student can truly understand and learn a topic, surrounded in a very humorous, light and supportive environment.
I feel that along with ...

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Ingrid B. December 21, 2012
Verified Student
Azuri is a fun teacher!

I love working with Azuri. He is patient and encourages me. Everytime I have a lesson he says something that opens my eyes. It usually just takes that one meaningful statement he says throughout the lesson for the time there to be worth it all. Moreover, he is a great teacher! It's very fun learning from him.
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SandraF1 June 5, 2012
My son Loves this teacher!He is prompt, well mannered, nice personality and has inspired my son in a great way. He is excited for his lesson each week!:-)
Michelle G. North Hollywood, CA

About Michelle

Musician/Songwriter/Performer

Poised, energized, and armed with unforgettable performance ability, Michelle G. is a firework in the artistic arena. Her training began at the young age of 3 with the violin, and a few years later received classes for piano and voice. Excelling in all three, Michelle developed a very passionate and dramatic personality that eventually led her to more dramatic genres such as opera and stage acting. Her aptitude to understand human emotions and relationships gives her a wide spectrum to play in as an actress. There is an organic flow to her interpretations both as an actress and musician that leads the audience to feel her emotional current. Her honest characterizations introduce deeper perspectives on what seems like the ordinary roles and storylines. ...

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Jessica D. November 16, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
At the risk of giving away my best kept secret, Michelle is THE BEST!!!

Not only is she an amazing teacher, she is an incredible talent, and awesome person. Her relaxed and nurturing nature enables you to feel super comfortable and excited to learn. She motivates you to try your best and focuses on your strengths, while building and improving upon your weaknesses.

I've taken singing lessons in the past, and after one class with Michelle, I realized, I hadn't learned anything! If you really want to learn in a positive and motivating environment, take classes with Michelle. Just don't sign up for my time slot...I called dibs and I'm going to be taking classes for a while! Lol. =)
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Liana I. February 12, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
God sent!

Phenomenal doesn't come close to doing justice to explain how absolutely wonderful Michelle is not just as an instructor but as a person. Michelle isn't just a teacher. She is a mentor, a friend and a giver of support, courage, strength, positivity and love. She helps you discover and foster and strengthen your inner voice. Her attitude is completely nonjudgmental allowing you to discover and grow without fear of erring. She creates such a personal connection and invests in you and makes you feel that you matter and can and will succeed in your endeavors. Michelle is one of a kind.
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stephany P. December 2, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Awesome!

Very awesome teacher! Very detailed! Love the lessons!!
Keith G. Long Beach, NY

From the introductory to the advanced, from learning stances, punches, kicks and blocking, to learning how to move and to flow. From single attackers to multiple attackers. Locks for fingers, wrist, elbow, shoulder and more.

About Keith

I have an MBA in finance and more than 10 years of experience in Capital Markets & Banking, as an Investment Analyst. I have conducted financial analysis of companies across most industry sectors, and I have tutored clients through their Executive MBA programs resulting in a 3.96 G.P.A. I specialize in taking the most complex subject matter and simplifying it, as well as, relating it to real world examples.

I can provide tutoring in such business subjects as: accounting, business, financial management, financial analysis, economics, management, marketing, social media training, investments, sales training, technology, marketing, and investment analysis.

I have over four years in toastmasters, which is an incredible organization for improving your communication skills. I ...

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Jacqueline R. September 2, 2014
Sales Training · Online
Verified Student
Keith was a great help to our sales staff. It was apparent that his ultimate desire was to help us succeed in our sales training efforts when he went out of his way to stay in touch with our management staff through phone calls and email. We would recommend Keith because he is a stand-up guy and truly cares about those seeking his expertise. He will also tell you if he is not able to help in an area, his integrity is top of the line.
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Alex P. August 22, 2014
Finance · In studio
Keith is a fantastic Instructor. He has helped many of my students understand some very difficult concepts in Finance and I have sought refresher sessions with him and its a pleasure to work with him. Keith can breakdown some really difficult financial models and help you demonstrate efficiency with them. I highly recommend him, as I recommend him to all my students at the University.
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Shant K. July 15, 2014
International Business · In home
Keith is everything he says he is, I took 5 sessions with him and had a massive shift in my mindset and where I wanted to go!

Arjan Carlos M.

Allen, TX
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Ippolito D.

Carlsbad, CA
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Adam P.

Charlotte, NC
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Arjan Carlos M. Allen, TX

Train Pro and Ammy fighters

About Arjan Carlos

Arjan Carlos M. has trained amateur and professional Muay Thai and MMA champions from central to northern California and currently in his North Texan home base. He began Muay Thai training in 1993 and joined Cheetah Muay Thai Academy in 1996. He continued studying his art by living and training at the International Muay Thai School in Bangkok, Thailand. After returning home, he founded the American Muay Thai Association in 1996 with the goal of spreading Muay Thai to the community and uniting U.S. Muay Thai teachers. He earned the title of Kru in 1999 and in 2009 received a recognition award for his dedication to quality instruction and commitment to his students. His Students have fought in UFC, Bellator, Legacy Fighting Championship, IFC, King of the Cage, Gladiator Challenge and many ...

Ippolito D. Carlsbad, CA

I was the MA Club Pres. at PLNU and coordinated conferences and workshops with practitioners of many arts and disciplines

About Ippolito

EDUCATION:
High School - Tri City Christian High School (Graduated '09)
AP's: English Language and Literature
University - Point Loma Nazarene University "PLNU" (Graduated '13)
Degree Training: Business Admin. - Concentration in Finance & Entrepreneurship
Master's in Business Administration (MBA) - PLNU (currently enrolled until Fall '15)

EXPERIENCE:

Various industries including, but not limited to, Real Estate, Accounting, High End Wood & Vinyl Flooring, Law, Chat Sales - Auto Accessories Industry, Food & Beverage, Health & Fitness, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, and Life Coaching.

I have done some volunteer work with SALT Missons (through PLNU), Missions work through Carpathian Mountain Outreach in ...

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Melanie H. October 28, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In home
My son had the pleasure of taking guitar lessons for 3 years from Ippolito. His passion for music and teaching style was very inspiring, as well as, his patience and motivating demeanor kept my son interested and wanting to improve his musicianship. Always encouraging, with guided interaction, he kept my son on task during lessons. He was very professional and punctual in all our interactions. Above all, he was appreciative and accommodating to my son's style of music without compromising the basic core instruction for guitar. His goal, as an instructor, was to instill a lifelong passion and appreciation for music. I would highly recommend Ippolito as a guitar teacher. It was a pleasure to work with him.
Adam P. Charlotte, NC

MMA should be away to strengthen your body and your mind, not to be a bully. If you are willing to put in the work, I can help you become mentally strong and physically strong.

I have been training and have trained fighters off and on for the past 6 years. I have won a fighter of the night, a jiu jitsu tournament, and won my only boxing match in less than 2 minutes - if those things matter to you.

I will set the bar high and push you, and prove to yourself how strong you really are.

About Adam

I have a Master's in Teaching and was a certified teacher in North Carolina. The last 5 yrs I worked under the federal TRIO program helping at risk students get to college. I have designed and implemented numerous school programs focusing on college exploration, financial literacy, financial aid, SAT test prep, life skills, study skills, leadership/teamwork skills, job skills (interviews, resumes), etc. Basically, filling in all the gaps.

Personally, I have a lot of experience in wellness. Besides being a Physical Education and Health teacher and ACE personal trainer, I have tried, and even thrived, in about every sport/physical activity imaginable: college football, half marathon at a 7 min pace, league rugby, jiu jitsu, paddle board, etc. I believe in a holistic approach to ...

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