Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
HJJ Owner, instructor of Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Self Defense Combatives, Jeet Kun Do, Muay Thai, Kali
Monty first trained martial arts under North Coast Self Defense Academy ( now HJJ) founding instructor Hal Faulkner in 1997. Under Faulkner he trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Jeet Kun Do, Muay Thai and Kali Escrima.
He continues to train and teach Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Gi, NoGi and Self Defense Combatives under black belts Marcelo Daflon and Master Professor Ari Galo from the legendary Carlson Gracie team, Rio de Janeiro. His class BJJ Fundamentals and Beyond is comprised of unifying classic fundamentals of BJJ and intermediate to advanced technique. He also teaches women’s self defense seminars and private lessons. Monty has twin daughters whom have also trained Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2008.
Monty is a BJJ Black Belt and is always excited to continue to learn, teach and pass on knowledge to the current and next generation of martial artists as he continues with his own progression in martial arts.