Meet the coaches

chris cleere
head coach: BJJ
Strike Defence
Brazilian JiuJitsu
Chris Cleere is our head Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach, currently holding the grade of Black Belt through the Roger Gracie Academy, awarded in 2015 by Mauricio Gomes and Kevin Capel.

Chris has been involved with Martial Arts since childhood participating in Judo, Boxing and Thai Boxing. He began his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey through MMA giving Chris over 15 years experience in the Martial Art.

You’ll find Chris teaching our adults No-Gi and Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu almost daily here at Genesis Gym alongside running his Juniors BJJ sessions twice a week. Chris is available for private Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training for all ages and all experience levels.

“The reason I believe Chris is a great mentor, comparable to the people who have helped me psychologically and spiritually, is that his teaching is profoundly changing me, realizing and releasing dormant energy that I’d be incomplete without.” Russell Brand - Mentors: How to help and be helped.
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