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MEET THE TEAM

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Georgie

Sambo & Judo Instructor

Georgie was born in Guisa, Cuba and began his martial arts journey in Judo and Sambo at the young age of 7. By his late teens, Georgie received Black Belts in Judo, Ku-Fung and Krav Maga.

 

In 1998, Georgie moved to the United States where he continued training and competing in Judo, Sambo, MMA, No Gi Grappling, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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Ashley

Personal Trainer, Women's Self-Defense, Kickboxing, Bootcamp and Spin Instructor

Ashley, a native of the Buffalo, NY area and graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology, was introduced to Muay Thai while attending FIT. It was then that she fell in love with Martial Arts. From there, she continued to train and now has over 15+ years of experience in various disciplines.

 

Her background includes Muay Thai, Krav Maga (Orange Belt), No Gi Grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Purple Belt), Sambo, and Judo (Yellow Belt).

 

She is also a Certified Spinning Instructor and a Certified Personal Trainer under National Academy of Sport Medicine (NASM).

Ashley hopes to inspire and empower other women to learn and train in Martial Arts.

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Wilfredo

Head Judo Instructor

Wilfredo was born on the island of Puerto Rico in 1961.  At the age of 13 he started his Judo journey at a local YMCA under the instruction of Sensei Reynaldo Pol.

 

During his college years Wilfredo was part of the University of Puerto Rico’s (Mayagüez Campus) and later the University Inter Americana’s (San German Campus) Judo teams.  In 1986, after graduating from college, Wilfredo enlisted in the United States Air Force and continued practicing Judo in Zaragoza, Spain and in Aviano, Italy where he was instructed by former Italian Judo champion and Olympian, Marino Marcolina. 

 

In 1992, Wilfredo obtained his Black Belt in Judo from the Federazione Italiana Judo Lotta Karate Arti Marziali.  After his eight-year tour in Europe, he returned to California where he joined the Harbor City Judo and studied under the instruction of world and Olympic-class Judo judge, sensei Gary Takemot. While stationed in Georgia, Wilfredo practiced at the Atlanta Judo Academy under sensei Bob Byrd.  He also was a member of the Guam Judo club while serving an eighteen-month tour in Guam. 

 

Back in the USA, Wilfredo obtained his USJA certified Yodan (4th degree Black Belt) while stationed in Florida, where he retired after twenty years of service.

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David

Personal Trainer, Founder of GoRollBJJ & Associate Instructor

David, a native of Peru, currently lives on the east coast of Florida.  He is a mechanical technician by trade, having worked in his home country for several years in that capacity before moving to Florida in 2019.  

 

David is a Certificated Personal Trainer under the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and holds a Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a Yellow belt in Judo.

 

Here in the United States, David created GoRollBJJ to share and enjoy with you part of his daily life; to inspire you to make the first step toward your new version of you.

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