Dave is a first Degree Black Belt underneath 5th Degree Black Belt Cristiano Riberio, Cristiano got his black belt underneath Royler Gracie. Dave has been training for 13 years and is the Head Instructor at Fluid Motion Jiu-Jitsu. He has trained mixed martial arts for 7 years, but his passion has always been Jiu-Jitsu. He is very passionate about helping people grow in Jiu-Jitsu and life outside of Jiu-Jitsu. He has been teaching for over 7 years and is a knowledgeable and patient instructor.
Head Youth Instructor
Our head youth instructor is Diane Dodd. Diane is a Black Belt under Cristiano Riberio who got his black belt under Royler Gracie. She has been teaching kids and adults for over 5 years. Diane has been training Jiu Jitsu for over 13 years. Diane also teaches woman self-defense classes. Diane has been learning and training under a sport that she has almost always been the smaller opponent. Being the smaller person has given her great perspective on how to move under larger opponents.
Ben received his black belt under Cristiano Ribeiro who received his black belt under Royler Gracie. Ben also trained in MMA for 7 years and fought in an amateur MMA fight. Ben wrestled in high school as well, this with his MMA experience has given him a great perspective at Jiu Jitsu and self-defense. He has been training Jiu Jitsu for over 13 years. Ben loves to teach and share his knowledge.