Kajukenbo 9th degree, Grandmaster
Under Gaylord method, KAA.
Brazilian jujitsu black belt 3rd degree
Under Grandmaster Flavio Behring.
Judo black belt 2nd degree under sensei Christine Lincoln Penick.
Started training martial arts in 1976.
Started Oakdale MMA 1988.
In 2014, received Califights lifetime achievement award.
Over 45 Years
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Blue Belt).
10 time national champion.
7 time international champion.
Bronze medalist at the first woman’s world judo championships in 1980 in Madison Square, Garden, NY.
First American woman and also the first African-American woman to ever place in American Judo history.
Began Muay Thai training in 1992.
Came under the Cheetah Muai Thai Academy in 1996.
Founded the American muay Thai association in 1996.
Lived in the international Muay Thai school in Bangkok Thailand.
Earned the title of Kru in 1999.
Earned the title of Arjan (master level) from master Cheetah in 2011.
He is the official Midwest representative for master Cheetah.
Nominated for Mma striking coach of the year by TXMMA in 2010
Mma striking coach of the year by TXMMA in 2014.
Teachers traditional Muay Thai to adults
Started training Kajukenbo 8 years old.
Achieved student black belt at 16 years old.
Received her 1st degree black belt at 18 years old.
She is currently 22 years old and a 2nd degree black belt.
She teaches kids and adults Kajukenbo.
Children kickboxing instructor
4 years Tae Kwon Do – Black Belt
2 years kickboxing at Oakdale MMA
Manager of Sonora Mma facility
11 years kickboxing
9 years Brazilian jiu-jitsu – Purple belt three strikes
As a child, Chris studied judo, karate and tae kwon do.
25 years kickboxing
12 years Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Kids and adults Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor Brown belt 4 stripes
13 years experience Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Brown belt 3 stripes
Teaches adult classes
12 years training kickboxing and Jiujitsu.
Brown belt four stripes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Amateur MMA record 6-2.
2x amateur flyweight champion
1x Amateur strawweight Champion
Has competed in IKF kickboxing competition all over the country
Nominated Twice for Knock Out of The Year California
2017 Knock Out of The Year California Winner
Originally from São Paulo Brazil.
BJJ black belt 2nd degree
Chief instructor of Merced MMA.
Official I BJJF referee.
Inspector for the California state athletic commission.
Brown belt in judo.
Awarded the “Hands on Hero” award from the Merced County Office of education for his work with children.
AM Adults Muay Thai Kickboxing
Teaches Kids and Adult BJJ and Submission Wrestling
Teaches Kids Muay Thai
Teaches Kids BJJ
19 years wrestling
16 years kickboxing, Boxing
16 years Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Black belt 1st degree, professor title
10 years judo- Black belt shodan
4 time Mma world champion
Professional record 13-6-1
National collegiate Judo champion 2009
14 years Brazilian jiu-jitsu experience
Black belt – professor
25 years coaching experience in Folkstyle,
Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling.
Men and Women’s High School and Youth.
Jr FILA California Freestyle State champion
Jr FILA California Greco State champion
Jr FILA Greco All-American
2x Collegiate All -American for Cal Baptist University
MMA Camo Northern California Champion
Camo California State Champion
Art of War Pro welterweight Champion
13 years wrestling coach experience
College level wrestler.
Former head wrestling coach at Waterford high school, taking his team to win the D VI team section title.
Amateur MMA record 5-1.
Art of war MMA welterweight champion.
Brown belt in Judo.
Brown belt in Behring Jiujitsu.
Jiujitsu by the bay champion.
U.S. Open 2 time bronze medalist.
Winning all competition matches by submission.