Michael Arcuri

Mike Arcuri is former collegiate wrestler who holds a third degree black belt in Kodokan Judo through USJA and USA Judo. He also holds a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt certified through the legendary (8th degree) Grandmaster Joe Moreira. As an experienced competitor, Mike’s knowledge and expertise has proven to be an invaluable asset for his students. As director of the “kids program”, Mike’s innovative and caring teaching style has made it one most popular on Long Island amongst both kids and parents alike.


James Delise

With over 40 years of martial arts experience, James “Jimmy” DeLise is a 3rd degree black belt through USA Judo, USJA, USJF and the Kodokan of Japan. He also has a 1st degree black belt in Go Ju Ryu karate and a blue belt in Brazilian Jujitsu.

With extensive experience in competition and a broad knowledge of Judo, Sensei Jimmy’s style and approachability, coupled with his desire to support those around him in being the best that they can be, he is an asset to the entire team.


Barry O'Brien

Sensei Barry O’Brien is a multi-disciplined martial artist, with 38 years of martial arts experience. He is the Founder of Seizon Ryu Combat Ju-Jitsu; recognized by the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation and WMARA. He holds a 5th Dan in U.S. Ju-Jitsu; a Black Belt in Kajukenbo (Emperado Method), instructed by Steven Sciandra and certified by Vince Black and Bill Schettino. He holds a 4th Dan in Dai Nan Wan Ryu Ju-Jitsu, 2nd Dan in Goshin Ju-Jitsu (taught by Steen Sciandra), 2nd Dan in USA Judo (Taught by Judo 9th Dan Yoichiro Matsumura Sensei), a 3rd Dan in United States Kodokan Judo, and 1st Dan in Miyamoto Muso Ryu Bu-Jutsu. Sensei O'Brien also trains in Dutch Style Kickboxing. Sensei O'Brien sits on the Masters Caucus of the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation, as well as the United Stated Kodokan Judo Caucus. He takes his training very seriously, with experience on and off the mat. He loves to teach.

Thiago Aguiar Bud

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Murilo Santana, Unity Pro Athelete

  • IBJFF Gi World Champion 2018 (Master 1)
  • IBJFF No-Gi Worlds Bronze 2017 (Adult)
  • IBJFF No-Gi Pan-American Silver 2018 (Adult)
  • IBJFF No-Gi Brazilian National Bronze 2018 (Adult)
  • IBJFF No-Gi Pan-American Bronze 2015 (Adult)
  • IBJFF Gi and No Gi Opens multiple times gold, silver and bronze medalist (Adult)
  • UAE New York trial Champion (adult)


Additional Instructors:

PAUL SOLLICITO: Kodokan Judo Black Belt
Eric Hottinger:
Kodokan Judo Black Belt
Kevin Cassidy: Kodokan Judo Black Belt, Kempo JiuJitsu Black Belt
David Chino Leon - Kodokan Judo Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do Black Belt
Charles Easton - BJJ
Brown Belt
Sean Kennedy -
BJJ Purple Belt


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