Professor Tom Theofanopoulos

Kajukenbo 9th degree, Grandmaster

Under Gaylord method, KAA.

Brazilian jujitsu black belt 4th degree

Under Grandmaster Flavio Behring.

Judo black belt 3rd degree under sensei Christine Lincoln Penick. 

Started training martial arts in 1976.

Started Oakdale MMA 1988.

In 2014, received Califights lifetime achievement award.

Sensei Christine Penick-Lincoln​

Over 45 Years

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Brown Belt).

10 time national champion.

7 time international champion.

Bronze medalist at the first woman’s world judo championships in 1980 in Madison Square, Garden, NY.

First American woman and also the first African-American woman to ever place in American Judo history.

Brooke Cannedy

Started training Kajukenbo 8 years old.

Achieved student black belt at 16 years old.

Received her 1st degree black belt at 18 years old.

She is currently 22 years old and a 2nd degree black belt.

She teaches kids and adults Kajukenbo.

Justin "Bushido Kid" Smitley

Brazilian jujitsu black belt- professor 19 years kickboxing experience 2 time Mma world champion Gladiator Challenge featherweight champion. Art of war featherweight champion. 9 amateur MMA fights 20 professional MMA fights Bellator veteran

Ernesto Rodriguez

15 years’ experience Brazilian jiu-jitsu, received black belt (October 2022)

Teaches adult classes

Rolondo Velasco

19 years wrestling

16 years kickboxing, Boxing

16 years Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Black belt 1st degree, professor title

10 years judo- Black belt shodan 

4 time Mma world champion

Professional record 13-6-1

National collegiate Judo champion 2009

Benjamin Martinez

25 years coaching experience in Folkstyle,

Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling.

Men and Women’s High School and Youth.

Lamar Reed

Jr FILA California Freestyle State champion

Jr FILA California Greco State champion

Jr FILA Greco All-American

2x Collegiate All -American for Cal Baptist University

MMA Camo Northern California Champion

Camo California State Champion

Art of War Pro welterweight Champion

13 years wrestling coach experience

IBJJF no-gi world champion

Ryan Davis

14 years Brazilian jiu-jitsu experience

Black belt – professor

Jerrod Thoni

8 years with Cupertino judo club under sensei Jim Baker

8 years at Oakdale Mma.

Received black belt under sensei Christine Lincoln Penick

Currently Nidan (2nd degree)