- Tim MaciasInstructor
Tim Macias began training martial arts at age 17 in Riverside California. While attending the Dave Hopkins Kung Fu San Soo Association, he was exposed to American Kick-Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Kung Fu San Soo. In 2012 Tim was awarded his black belt in Kung Fu San Soo by Master Dave Hopkins and currently holds a 6th degree black belt in the art. During his martial arts career Tim has demonstrated across California and in Europe at seminars and exhibitions. In addition to Kung Fu, he has trained with professional Kick-Boxers, MMA, and Muay Thai fighters as a sparing partner and pad holder. Tim has spent a significant time teaching team sports, martial arts, and even yoga. His students include children as young as 4 and adults as old as 69. Tim has also taught law enforcement professionals and women’s self-defense. After moving to Humboldt County, Ca. to pursue a Masters degree at HSU, Tim began training at Humboldt Jiu Jitsu with the legendary Carlson Gracie team where he is currently a blue belt with the organization.