Professor Jason Dodd, Owner/Head Coach

About Jason

Jason is a multidisciplinary advanced black belt in combative martial arts and holds such ranking in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Japanese Ju Jutsu, Muay Thai, and Full-Contact Japanese Karate. He has competed and instructed around the world, and is the head coach at Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, part of Mat Life Training Center in Gainesville.

Teaching Credentials:

  • 5th Degree Black Belt, Yushimon Shorinji-ryu Karate

  • Rank of Renshi (Refined Teacher), Yushinmon Shorinji-ryu Karate

  • Rank of Shihan (Teacher of Teachers, Yushinmon Shorinji-ryu Karate

  • Black Belt, Japanese Ju Jutsu, under Professor Alex Heyman

  • Rank of Renshi (Refined Teacher), Japanese Ju Jutsu, under Professor Alex Heyman

  • First Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, under Robert Drysdale of Zenith BJJ

  • Red/Black Prajiad, Advanced Instructor Ranking in Muay Thai Kickboxing, under Stefan Butin Bik