Affiliates

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Affiliates

Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu Academy is located in Byron Center, Michigan. Chad Pomeroy is the owner and Head Instructor at Black Lion. Chad is a 9 years Army veteran who started training in martial arts as a kid. Over the years he has competed in kickboxing winning the battle of the Great Lakes amateur kickboxing championship and point karate tournaments. After discovering jiu jitsu in 2006 after his second deployment to Iraq he has participated in many Brazilian jiu jitsu tournaments such as the Hoosier open, The Michigan open, Elite federation on grapplers, Michigan BJJ championships and becoming the Budokon international judo champion. Chad also has MMA experience and is a well rounded mix martial artist.  After receiving his purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu in 2010 chad went on to winning the Michigan BJJ open. Chad continues to grow as a fighter and instructor at Black Lion Jiu Jitsu Academy under the instruction of Kroyler Gracie.

 Chad Pomeroy representing Kroyler Gracie Association in Byron Center Michigan

Chad Pomeroy representing Kroyler Gracie Association in Byron Center Michigan

Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu Academy 

Kids Jiu-Jitsu

Self Defense and Fight Sim

Black Lion currently offers the following classes: 

Mondays and Wednesdays: 

5:00pm-6:00pm   Kids Jiu-Jitsu

6:00pm-7:00pm   Adult Self Defense 

7:00pm-8:00pm   Adult Advanced Jiujitsu

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

6:00pm-7:00pm   Combat Cardio

Fridays:

5:00pm-6:00pm   Open Mat

Saturdays:

9:00am-10:00am Team Training

Black Lion is Located at 2237 84th st, Byron Center, MI 49315

Contact Chad at 616-550-2610 or visit www.blacklionjiujitsu.com/ for more information. 


Snyder's Dojo

Snyder's Dojo is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Nathan DeCamp is the Head Instructor for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program at Snyder's Dojo. Nathan has been training since 2004, during the last 14 years he has trained in Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai and Wrestling. In 2011 Nathan was awarded his Black Belt in Judo by Snyder, and has been training under Kroyler Gracie since 2014 and currently holds a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Nathan is an avid competitor with having competed over 30 times (over 90 competition matches) and only not finding himself in the podium 3 times. Nathan is also an IBJJF absolute champion. Nathan is also a very talented instructor and has been teaching Judo for over 4 years and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over 2 years. Nathan also is the Head Instructor of the Judo Program at Kroyler Gracie Jiu-Jitsu HQ.

 Nathan DeCamp representing Kroyler Gracie Association in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 

Nathan DeCamp representing Kroyler Gracie Association in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 

 Nathan with his Judo Black Belt

Nathan with his Judo Black Belt

Snyder's Dojo currently offers the following classes: 

Monday: 

5:30pm-6:30pm   Kids Judo

6:30pm-8:30pm   Adult Judo

Tuesday:

5:30pm-6:30pm  Mixed Martial Arts

Wednesday:

5:30pm-6:30pm  Kids Judo

6:30pm-8:30pm  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Thursdays:

12:00pm-1:00pm  Adult Judo

2:00pm-3:00pm  Retirees Training

5:30pm-6:30pm  Adult Judo

6:30pm-8:30pm  Grappling

Fridays:

5:30pm-6:30pm  Mixed Martial Arts

Saturdays:

9:00am-10:00am Toddlers Judo

10:00am-11:00am Kids Judo

Snyder's Dojo is Located at 6545 Stadium Drive Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Contact Snyder or Nathan at 269-365-3667  or visit www.snyderdojo.com for more information.