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14+ Years Experience
Favorite Submissions: RNC and Razor Lock.
Coach Nate began training Jiu Jitsu and mixed martial arts in 2008 at the age of 23 in Santa Fe, New Mexico under Tait Fletcher. Nate dedicated his life to the art and sport of Jiu Jitsu, competing in Jiu Jitsu for 10 years as well as having one mma fight and being the second person ever to do Eddie Bravo’s Combat Jiu Jitsu. He moved to Albuquerque and started 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Albuquerque in 2017. Nate would go on to earn his Jiu Jitsu Black Belt from Eddie Bravo and Tait Fletcher in 2022.
10+ years experience
Favorite Submission: Toe hold
Coach Ferg first began training Jiu Jitsu in the outback of Australia in the gi. He spent several years traveling, training, and competing all over the world before settling in Albuquerque and joining 10th Planet Albuquerque.
10+ Years Experience
Favorite Submission: Armbar
Coach Donnie’s grappling journey began in the wrestling room in his hometown of Okeechobee, FL. He would grow up wrestling and eventually join the U.S Army, beginning his ametuer mixed martial arts career. Pursuing MMA he then made his way to NM where he would find 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu. He heads the 10th Planet Kids program as well as the 10th Planet Beginners program and continues to compete in Jiu-Jitsu.
22+ Years Experience
Favorite Submission: Wristlock
A former Marine, Joseph has nearly two decades of coaching experience amongst different sports and has a Master’s Degree in Sports Management with a concentration in coaching. Joe’s martial arts journey spanned from starting Okinawa Kenpo at age 11, having his first MMA fight at age 16, and joining 10th Planet at age 29. His Jiu Jitsu focuses on control. Joe actively competes in organizations including High Rollerz and ADCC. He is also an ADCC certified referee.