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Head Professor

Guybson Sá

Guybson Sá, a highly respected Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, began training at age 4. Under the guidance of his father and older brother, he quickly rose through the ranks, earning consecutive state titles. In 2009, he was awarded his black belt, and in 2023 he achieved the rank of third-degree black belt. Today, as the head professor leading Spartan Academy, Professor Guybson Sá inspires students to exceed their limits, unlocking their potential on and off the mats. With technical expertise and unwavering dedication, he fosters discipline, respect, and personal growth, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of those he teaches.

bjj coach john sturgis

BJJ Coach

John Sturgis

Coach John Sturgis is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Professor Sa. He started training in 2016, and received his blue belt after winning gold at the IBJJF Atlanta Spring Open in 2017. 

He began assisting and leading classes at purple belt, and was Professor Guybson’s first student to train under him from white to black belt. 
A student of all aspects of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, John is particularly fond of leglocks and lapel-based guards.
assistant coach kids class chris hayes

Assistant Coach Kids Class

Chris Hayes

Assistant Coach Kids Class

kickboxing coach nate vanbuskirk

Kickboxing / Muay Thai Team

Nate Vanbuskirk

Kickboxing/Muay Thai instructor

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Martial arts goes beyond mere combat; it encompasses a holistic way of life. It instills discipline, cultivates self-confidence, promotes personal growth, and fosters a sense of community.

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