Coaches

We are proud of our world class coaches at Fightzone London. All our coaches are experienced, dedicated and motivated to provide the highest possible level of training. Whether you are a completely beginner or a professional fighter our coaches are here to make sure your technique is continuously  improving, you are always in a safe environment and your fitness is pushed to its limit.

 

As London's premiere martial arts establishment our evening classes can get busy so to make sure everyone gets the help they need we have assistant coaches in all the beginner classes.

 

Marco Canha

Brazilian Jiu Jutsu

Marco Canha is the head instructor of Fight Zone London. An extraordinary grappler born in Rio de Janeiro Brazil,Marco is a direct product of the original Fightzone gym in Rio de Janeiro,having earned his black belt at that same gym from Fightzone owner/headcoach and...

Jackson Souza

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Jackson Sousa, also known as “Jack” or “Jackzinho”, is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Rico Vieira, competitor out of the Fightzone academy in Rio de Janeiro – Checkmat Academy headquarters, and another “child” of Vieira’s social project at the Cantagalo slums...

Rafael Colonhese

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Rafael de Oliveira Colonhese was born on June 27, 1991 in Apucarana a municipality in the state of Paraná, Brazil. At the age of 15 Colonhese joined his first jiu jitsu class, a sport that quickly became his life’s passion.

Jose Varela

Muay Thai

José Varela moved to England 1999. He always had a passion for martial arts, in 2005 he moved and become a member of the Muay Thai Gym KO Bloodline. Along wth his coach Paul Marut he remained there for 8 years, learning and developing his fighting and coaching skills...

 

Marlon

Boxing

Marlon was a prolific amateur boxer both as a juvinile and as an adult. With two decades of experience he has devolped into an amazing coach teching a technical, fast paced class that will not only teach you how to box but will get you in amazing shape too...

Stuart

MMA

Stuart “He Man” Ausin is both Fightzone London’s Judo and MMA coach. Stuart had a long and successful youth carrer in Judo winning everything there is to win and training regularly with and representing the Great British team. As an adult Stuart is a standout in the UK MMA scene having won heavy weight title belts with BAMMA...

Max

Wrestling

Max is a highly accomplished wrestler from the Ukraine. Training since an infant, Max has competed across the world including competing in the World Championships in 2006. Max is few on words but high on skill. As well as Max’s success in wrestling he was also a champion in Judo and Sambo and has now turned his focus on MMA.

Sam

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Samantha Cook is a British born Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Marco Canha, and one of the top Checkmat BJJteam representatives in the sport/martial art’s international circuit. Cook earned her reputation as one of the leading athletes in the female medium heavyweight division (163.5 lbs) by conquering numerous medals...

 

Maiken

HIIT

Born in Norway where she graduated as Level 4 Personal Trainer from the Norwegian School of Sports Science, Maiken Skoie Brustad is Fight Zone's newest coaching member. Maiken has taken our Strength and Conditioning classes a step above thanks to her long history in competitive sports both as an athlete and a trainer...