Head Coach Jason Georgianna
Jason teaches our Competition Team Mixed Martial Arts, Fitness, Jiu Jitsu, and Advanced Boxing classes at Art of War, and offers private/small group training sessions as well. He has an MA in Physical Education, a Certified Functional Strength Coach Credential, a Jiu Jitsu Black belt, and over 20 years of experience in martial arts and fitness. Jason was a professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter with 24 career bouts who posted a 15-8-1 combined pro-am record before retiring. He has faced some of the worlds best fighters, including UFC vets Joe Benevides, Michael MacDonald, and Ian Loveland. In addition to Jiu Jitsu, Jason has studied Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai Kickboxing extensively. He has been training in martial arts since 1995, and currently coaches a successful team of amateur and professional MMA fighters.
Jason teaches Mixed Martial Arts, Fitness, Jiu Jitsu, and Boxing classes at Art of War. With an MA in Physical Education, a 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Black belt, and over 20 years of experience Jason offers personal fitness training for weight loss, general health, and sports performance.
Jason is an experienced professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter with 24 career bouts and a 15-8-1 combined pro-am record. He has also been a Mixed Martial Arts coach for 20 years. His bouts have been aired on Comcast Sportsnet and he has faced some of the worlds best fighters, including UFC vets Joe Benevides, Michael MacDonald, and Ian Loveland. Jason is a 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, and has also studied Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai extensively. He has been training in martial arts since 1995, and has studied under several excellent coaches during that time including: Paul Grilley (Rickson Gracie Purple Belt), National Collegiate Wrestling Champion Matt Paulsen, Allan Manganello (Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jujitsu Black Belt), Gerald Strebendt (10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Black Belt), Brent Alvarez (10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Black Belt), USA Olympic Boxing Coach Andy Mincer, Muay Thai Kru Thongsay Sanhtytham, and MMA Veteran Olaf Alfonso. Jason has trained numerous amateur and professional MMA fighters.
Jason also has an MA in Physical Education, the Certified Functional Strength Coach Credential, and 20 years of experience as a fitness instructor.
Kru Thongsay Sanhtytham
Thongsay, aka “Kobb”, teaches the gym’s Muay Thai Kickboxing classes and is the Art of War competition team Muay Thai coach. He has been practicing Muay Thai since childhood, has experience competing in Muay Thai, and has 27 years of coaching experience. He has been awarded “Kru” status, the Muay Thai equivalent of a black belt. Training with Kobb you will always get a great cardio workout and benefit from his enthusiasm, expertise, and positive energy. Kobb is considered an elite world class Muay Thai trainer within the Muay Thai community.
Christopher San Jose
Christopher San Jose first joined Art of War under head coach Jason Georgianna in 2010. As an amateur, he achieved an impressive 6-1 record holding two titles in the bantamweight division. He is now a professional fighter holding a record of 8-1 and is the current CageSport bantamweight champion. In addition, Chris holds the CFSC certification (Certified Functional Strength Coach), a Jiu Jitsu purple belt, and offers private training in martial arts and fitness. Chris also teaches Boxing classes at Art of War.
Adam is a professional MMA Fighter holding a 7-2 pro record and is the current Pure Combat and X1 170 Champion. Adam also won numerous MMA and Muay Thai titles as an amateur, is a Jiu Jitsu brown belt, and wrestled collegiately. Adam teaches Muay Thai, Intro MMA, and Intro Wrestling classes, and also offers private and small group training.
Eric Lundgren has been competing and coaching wrestling for over 20 years. He was born and raised in DuBois, Pennsylvania where he competed at both the team and individual PIAA state tournaments. He finished up his competitive years at Mercyhurst University, a Division II program in Erie, Pennsylvania between 2008-2013.
Andrew teaches the Friday AM Jiu Jitsu and is a Jiu Jitsu purple belt with 4 years of training.
Jake is a professional Muay Thai fighter with a 5-1 amateur record and a 8-2 professional record. He began his training under Kru Thongsay at Art of War then traveled to train at the Ya Kiatpetch gym in Buriram, Thailand in 2014-15. During this time, he did several professional fights in Thailand. He’s now returned to Art of War as an instructor and continues to train and fight as well.