Instructors

Sifu Jho Moraga

 

Studies/Certifications

  • Hock Hochheim 

    • Combat Kempo
      second degree black belt 

    • Combat Jiu Jitsu
      second degree black belt 

  • Master John Pelligrini

    • Combat Hapkido
      second degree black belt 

  • Sifu John Thompson 

    • Certified Jeet Kune Do Instructor 

    • Combat Kempo
      second degree black belt 

  • Remy Presas

    • Eskrima

Arcadio “Jhojho” Moraga was born in the Philippines and spent most of his early life in Meycauayan, Bulacan. At the ripe age of 13 he developed a liking to the arts and had but banana trees to practice on and movies to teach him the way. He has come a long way since then. 

His parents moved to the USA in the early eighties and he along with two siblings came right after them. This move opened a whole new opportunity for him to learn the arts as he gained access to the world’s most renowned experts: Remy Presas ( Escrima), Hock Hochheim (Kempo), John Pelligrini (Hapkido) and John Thompson, to name a few. Sifu Jho has also attended multiple seminars including a seminar presented by Sifu Jerry Poteet that he had the honor of attending. Sifu Jho's acheivements include a second degree black belt in Jiu Jitsu, second degree black belt in Combat Hapkido, black belt in Eskrima, second degree black belt in Kempo and Certification as a Jeet Kune Do Instructor.

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Sifu Eric Miner

 

Sifu Eric Miner has been involved in sports his whole life. It started in the backyard playing a variety of sports as a kid to many years of Pee Wee Football and Lil' League. Adding Track and Wrestling in Jr. High, he become a four sport athlete in High School. Then later a Collegiate Wrestler and Intramural Champion.

 

As an adult Sifu Eric has competed in a variety of team and individual sports. He especially loves combat/contact sports like Football, Wrestling, Hockey, Boxing, Martial Arts and MMA. Sifu Eric first started coaching as a teenager and that carried on into his fifties. Now he loves to pass on his knowledge to others as a Martial Arts Instructor. 

Sifu Eric started in Martial Arts later in life but it has quickly become his passion. He currently holds belts in Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Jeet Kune Do. He has training in some weapons styles as well. Thanks to his diverse training, Sifu Eric has competed in over 11 different styles of Martial Arts. He has competed across the country in some of the biggest and best Martial Arts Tournaments. He also is a certified Karate Referee.

       

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