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Richard Arreola

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Nogi Jiu-Jitsu

Our founder, Coach Richard Arreola brings 17 years of coaching experience (Wrestling & Jiu-Jitsu). A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt. Richard's goal is to be of service to his students and help them excel both on and off the mats. His philosophies are "consistency" and "lead by example" in a positive way. A graduate from California State University Fullerton with a degree in Kinesiology (education focus and athlete development).

IBJJF Masters World Champion

3x IBJJF Nogi World Champion

5x IBJJF American National Champion

3x IBJJF PAN Champion

B.S. Kinesiology - CSUF


Stanton Cochran

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Nogi Jiu-Jitsu

Stanton is the newest addition to our Hybrid family. has been with Hybrid Academy from the very beginning. A well accomplished Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, Stanton has an exceptional amount of competition experience in Jiu-Jitsu. The current IBJJF American National Champion. We’re excited to have Stanton as one of our knowlegable Instructors at Hybrid Academy. 

Fundamentals Instructor

IBJJF American National Champion

IBJJF Nogi Worlds Bronze Medalist


Francisco Lopez

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Nogi Jiu-Jitsu

We are proud to have Francisco on the Hybrid coaching staff. A purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a seasoned wrestler. Francisco has been training since he was child and is well experienced as an intsructor. We are excited to have Francisco bring his style of Jiu-Jitsu and passion for coaching to Hybrid Academy.


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Anthony Martinez


We’re proud to have Anthony Martinez as our head boxing coach at Hybrid Academy. Anthony, a well respected coach and former high level boxing prospect. Brings his valuable in-ring experience (15 plus years) and unique style of coaching to our students. Also, Anthony is famous for his professional hand wrapping skills. He's wrapped the hands of many pro boxers and MMA fighters. We are excited to have Coach Anthony at the helm for our boxing program.

Head Boxing Coach

Professional Hand Wrapping Specialist

(Boxing & MMA)

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