Rich & Chef have been involved with & competing in combat sports and martial arts at the highest level, from an early age. Together they founded FightFit Militia early in 2006 and embarked on a journey to create Africa’s premier Mixed Martial Arts Community & Africa’s most successful mixed Martial Arts team, producing numerous champions.
They are also Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belts & owners of Gracie Barra Sunninghill Brazilian Jiu-jitsu School under direct lineage of Professor Luiz Saldanha & Master Carlos Gracie Jnr. They maintain a constantly evolving, progressive & dynamic coaching methodology based on modern techniques and old world martial arts culture where learning & community forms the core of FightFit Militia values. Chef & Rich are highly regarded as the best coaches on the African Continent being undefeated champions themselves. They have travelled the world training, competing, learning & teaching, bringing knowledge home to their academy to enrich all students and community members, investing in future generational planning, Gracie Barra future champ kid’s programmes, community classes and elite level combat athlete development etc.