Instructors

Instructors

 

Here at Elements Martial Arts Brighton & Hove, we boast some of the best coaches the UK has to offer all under one team.

As well as highly knowledgeable instructors, our team of coaches  from the top down actively compete at the highest levels so that we can offer you the most updated version of our constantly evolutionary sport.

Rest assured whichever class you choose to attend, you will be received by a highly attentive and supportive instructor.

 

 

YOUSUF NABI

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt First Degree
  • Owner and Head coach of Elements Martial art Brighton and Elements Network
  • Ranked number 1 overall Black Belt athlete under UKBJJA 2017
  • 4x British Open Gold medallist
  • Polaris Pro Veteran
  • Checkmat team Representative under Marco Canha
  • Active competitor since 2005

BLACK BELT LINEAGE

Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Ricardo De La Riva > David Onuma > Yousuf Nabi

COMPETITION RECORD
All achievement are at Black belt masters unless stated otherwise

  • 2017- UKBJJA English Open. London, UK. 1st place. GOLD
  • 2017- UKBJJA British Open. Coventry, UK. 1st place. GOLD
  • 2017- UKBJJA British Open. UK. ADULT Absolute 2nd SILVER
  • 2017- National Masters. Hereford, UK. 1st place. GOLD
  • 2017- UKBJJA British Open. Coventry, UK. Absolute. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2017- IBJJF European Masters & Seniors. Barcelona, Spain. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2017- UKBJJA English Open No GI. Dartford, UK. 1st place. GOLD
  • 2017 – IBJJF Rome Open. Rome, Italy. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2017 – IBJJF Europen Nogi. Rome, Italy. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2017 – UAEJJF London Pro Grand Slam Tour, London, UK. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2017 – IBJJF European Championship, Lisbon, Portugal. 3rd place. Bronze
  • 2016 – UAEJJF Scottish Pro, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. 1st place. GOLD
  • 2016 – IBJJF London Open Absolute, London, UK. 3rd place. Bronze
  • 2016 – IBJJF London Open, London, UK. 3rd place. Bronze
  • 2016 – NAGA European championship, Amiens, France. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2016 – NAGA European championships No Gi, Amiens, France. (Pro division) 2nd place. Silver
  • 2015 – UKBJJA English Open, Datford, UK. 2nd place. Silver
  • 2015 – UKBJJA British Open Championships, Coventry, UK. 1st place. GOLD
  • Amateur MMA record 4-1

DOMINIC DILLON

  • BJJ Brown Belt
  • Head MMA coach
  • Assistant BJJ instructor
  • Kids jiu jitsu coach
  • Ranked #10 at u75kg pro k1
  • ECFF K1 champion
  • ISKA champion
  • IBJJF London open 2016 Purple belt silver medal
  • Black belt in Multiple disciplines
  • Junior instructor in sambo
  • Pro MMA 5-3-0
  • Pro K1 4-1-0

Kim Greaves

 
  • Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Jitsu Black Belt
  • Assistant BJJ instructor
  • 15 years Grappling experience
  • English open Gold medalist at Brown Belt

TONY HAMBOS

  • BJJ Black Belt
  • Assistant BJJ instructor
  • 10 years grappling experience
  • 2017 British Open Brown belt masters champion

YOUNIS NABI

  • BJJ Brown Belt
  • Kids jiu jitsu coach
  • Assistant BJJ instructor
  • Over 7 years Grappling experience
  • Ibjjf London open 2015 Purple belt- Bronze

NINA HULTIER

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt
  • Woman’s only, fundamentals & kids BJJ Instructor
  • Sports Massage Level 3 and 4t
  • English open 2015 blue belt- Bronze
  • British open 2015 blue belt- Bronze

KRISTIAN WILD

  • BJJ Brown Belt
  • Adult BJJ fundamentals coach
  • Kids BJJ assistant coach

ROMAN SCHNECKER

  • BJJ Blue belt
  • Judo Brown Belt
  • Judo fundamentals coach.

DAN ALLISTON

  • Level 3 Advanced Personal Trainer
  • Strength and Fat loss Specialist – over 10 years experience.
  • Nutritional expert – healthy living, fat loss and strength training.
  • ADPF – Kettlebell Coach.
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt.

DANI VLAD

  • Freestyle Wrestling coach
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt
  • Former Romanian Free-Style Wrestling National Champion and national team member
  • International Wrestling Coach
  • Chief Instructor for the Vlad Wrestling Association
  • Over 20 years experience
  • Level 2 UK Fitness Instructor
  • UK Ambassador for Knockout Bullying Campaign
  • Owner of Web and App Development Agency
  • 1-2-1 Wrestling 4 MMA/BJJ Training

TOMMY CUFF

  • Level 4 Sports Massage Therapist.
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer Diploma.
  • Power-lifting Specialist.
  • Nutrition/dietary advice Professional.
  • Core stability coach.