NESF INSTRUCTORS

 

DAVE ROY – BJJ BLACK BELT

Dave Roy
 
HEIGHT: 5’8 – WEIGHT: 155lbs

WINNING COMPETITION EXPERIENCE: Mixed Martial Arts, Submission grappling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Point fighting.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu history:
Blue belt from BJJ legend Renzo Gracie in 1996.
Purple belt from UFC veteran, Kenny Florian in 2004.
Brown belt from UFC veteran, Din Thomas in 2009.
Black belt from Gracie/Almeida Black belt, Chad Beatty in 2012.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Judo brown belt under Yodan, John Lally
Former UFC judge (UFC 27 in 2000)
Former head referee for The DangerZone MMA events
Former head referee for Rhode Island Vale Tudo MMA events
Former head referee for NAGA
Technical editor for the Fighter’s Notebook
Author of the 1001 Submissions book & DVD series
Co-founder of The Underground Forum

Involved in Mixed Martial Arts since November 12, 1993. (UFC 1)

KIRIK JENNESS

Kirik Jenness
 
HEIGHT: 6’3 – WEIGHT: 205lbs

WINNING COMPETITION EXPERIENCE: Mixed Martial Arts, Kickboxing, Submission Grappling, Boxing, Pancrase, Point fighting.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Commissioner of NAGA
Former referee for Reality Fighting MMA events
The certified MMA records keeper for all sanctioned fights in the US.

Co-founder of The Underground Forum and The UG Store
Author of the Fighter’s Notebook

Involved in Mixed Martial Arts since 1994.

CHARLES BISHOP

Charles Bishop
 
HEIGHT: 6’1 – WEIGHT: 240lbs

WINNING COMPETITION EXPERIENCE: Submission grappling, Wrestling

OTHER INFORMATION:
Wrestling Accolades:
Most wins and Most pins 2001
2 Years Captain & MVP for STCC wrestling
NJAA National qualifier
Member of all Academic Wrestling Team
Former coach at STCC
3 years New England All Stars member

Involved in Mixed Martial Arts since 2003.

Thomas Kincaid

Thomas Kincaid
 
HEIGHT: 6′ – WEIGHT: 195lbs

WINNING COMPETITION EXPERIENCE: Taekwondo, Judo, Wrestling, BJJ, and Submission grappling

OTHER INFORMATION:
Martial arts degree from Umass Amherst
2nd-degree black belt in Taekwondo
10+ years kickboxing/boxing experience
Striking coach experience for amateur and professional MMA fighters
NASM certified personal trainer
High school wrestling experience
Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Founder, former captain, and president of Umass Amherst BJJ club
Harvard Invitational HW champion – 2014
Gold medal winner at the junior olympics in Taekwondo – (teen)
Online student of Ido Portal


Involved in Mixed Martial Arts since 2003.