Instructors

Adam Sachnoff

Adam Sachnoff

Owner and Head Instructor

Adam Sachnoff Owner and Head Instructor, also known as Big Red, was born in San Francisco. His fascination with martial arts started at an early age. Throughout his lifetime he has trained in Taekwondo, Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, NO-GI Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Muay Thai.

Adam Sachnoff is an established world-class Jiu-Jitsu competitor. His competition accomplishments include three world titles and winning the adcc north American trials for a free trip to China and a chance to compete for $10,000. Adam was awarded his 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu black belt under 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo. In 2012 Adam won 10th Planet Nibiru Warrior of the Year. Adam has also invited participants at the São_Paulo ADCC 2015 World Championship. Adam Has competed against some of the biggest competitions and names in the world. Including ADCC worlds, EBI and IBJJF worlds. Adam has experience  competing against the best in the world including matches against Rodolfo Viera, Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu and  Garry Tonnan.

Adam specializes in creating an atmosphere where everyone can enjoy his class, from the most seasoned athletes to people with no athletic background looking to get into shape.

Accomplishments

 

  • 2018 San Jose Open IBJJF Black Belt NoGI 1st place ultra heavy & Absolute
  • Fight To Win Pro 74 Denver 2018 Win By Decision
  • ONNIT INVITATIONALS 5 HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION 2017
  • ADCC VETERAN
  • EBI VETERAN
  • ADCC NA Trials 2012 – 1st Place
  • Gracie Worlds Light Heavy and Absolute 2012 – 1st Place
  • Gracie Nationals Open Weight 2012 – 1st Place
  • Grapplers Experience San Jose 2009 – 1st Place
  • Jiu-jitsu By the Bay 2010 – 1st Place
  • Grapplers Quest Tachi Palace Intermediate Division – 1st Place
  • IBJJF Las Vegas Nationals 2010 – 2nd Place
  • Gracie Open 2010 Super Heavy – 2nd Place
  • Gracie Open 2010 Absolute – 2nd Place
  • IBJJF NOGI World’s Super Heavy 2010 – 1st Place
  • IBJJF NOGI World’s Super Heavy 2011 – 3rd Place
  • Cupertino 2008 Judo Tournament – 1st Place
  • San Jose Buddhist 2008 Judo Tournament – 1st Place
  • CCSF 2008 Judo Invitationals – 1st Place

 

Kenya Prach

Kenya Prach

Kickboxing Instructor

Master Kenya Prach — the story of “The Black Stone Hands”

Kenya Prach was born in Cambodia. At a very young age he started learning a martial art called Khach-Kun-Boran, which is essentially a combination of different types of martial arts. His first martial arts teacher was a Buddhist monk named Lok Kru Thom, who was head of the temple Wat Atwea, aka Angko, in the city of Siem Reap. At age seven, Kenya began training with his uncle, a superior fighter, in the city of Battambank. His uncle believed in teaching only those who practiced martial arts for the betterment of the self and of the world, and that respect and love were the two most important truths.

Kenya entered his first Khmer kickboxing (Bokator) competition at the age of nine. Unfortunately, Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia shortly after he started competing. Khmer Rouge devastated his home country. In order to escape the killing fields, Kenya was forced to end his Bokator training.

After a long and grueling four years, Kenya finally managed to escape to Surin of Thailand, where he began training and participating in both gloved and barehanded competitions. He entered Muay Thai kickboxing competitions in Thailand at the age of fifteen. Kenya demonstrated his skill in local bars, small entertainment sporting events, and holiday celebration events. He entered fights in almost all cities in Northern Thailand, including Chiang Mai, Buriram, Krabi, and Surin, and he eventually became the youngest local Muay Thai champion after an extensive 152 fights. Because he delivered such powerful punches, local people gave him the nickname “The Black Stone Hands.”

During his 20 years of teaching in the United States, Master Prach has had over 1,000 students, many of whom have become champions in Muay Thai, boxing, Jujitsu, and Taekwondo.

Experience

152 pro fights

20+ years of Teaching in the United States

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