MEET our instructors
SIFU STEVE VENTURA
SANDA, SHUAI JIAO, BOXING
Steve Ventura has been practicing, training and competing for over 26 years. Certified by the National Academy of Sports medicine, USAWKF, ACSM, NASM, USABoxing and NYSAC, just to name a few. Former Head of World Sport Fighting Association and President US Wushu Federation. He is a Nationally and Internationally recognized authority on fighting and self-defense winning both forms and weapons competition full contact title for three straight years in his weight class.
SIDAI JIO TAPIA
KIDS KUNG FU, TAI CHI, CHI GUNG
SiDai Jio has earned the coveted position of "Inner Gate Student" under Master Rubio. He is well versed in Kung fu, Tai Chi, & Chi Gung. He empowers students with both martial and life skills that are indispensable to living with balance in this chaotic world. Both children and adults feel accomplished and successful in his classes as he guides them patiently to reach their goals and beyond.
COACH MONICA MIGUEL
Monica is an Instructor in Muay Thai Kickboxing. She is passionate about bringing out the best in students and setting them up for success. Her inclusive attitude makes new students feel comfortable especially during the awkward first week of training. Her classes are fun as well as challenging and progressive. She is living proof that Women make great Warriors!
INSTRUCTOR jojo nunez
Jojo has earned the coveted position of "Outer Gate Student" under Master Rubio. His passion for the martial arts is only rivaled by his love of teaching. His enthusiasm is contagious. He is very disciplined which makes both adults respect him and kids love him. We look forward to seeing his continued growth and responsibility with MMAF over the years.