Coach Chris began his fitness journey as a collegiate athlete competing in Tennis and soon discovered Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Human movement and various forms of exercise became his passion. Chris graduated with a BS in Kinesiology, Exercise Science. One of the first fitness professionals to become a Performance Enhancement Specialist via NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and using the OPT (Optimum Performance Training) paradigm for safe and effective performance training. He soon discovered the martial arts of JKD, Kali, Silat, Muay Thai, French Savate and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that consumed his time. Chris’s mission is to further his own journey as a martial artist and teaching at the highest levels.