Women's Self Defense Seminar
Aug
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Women's Self Defense Seminar

Join our Women's Self Defense Seminar Saturday, August 19th from 12-2pm with Cat Davidson and Nic Van D. We'll be focusing on more ground oriented defense and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu moves in this class, and you'll learn some essential self-defense moves. Suitable for all levels, and open to the public!

Students, bring a friend and the class is FREE, Non-Students get $10 off when you bring a friend. Sign up below or at the dojo! 

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Track Attack with Coach Nic
Aug
5
3:00pm 3:00pm

Track Attack with Coach Nic

Come learn proper technique for warmups and track work as well as our competition sprint protocol during these 3 classes with Coach Nic! Learn with us, which will then give you the skills to continue this effective training on your own. 

$20 per session or $50 for all three. 

Track locations + times TBD.

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Track Attack with Coach Nic
Jul
22
3:00pm 3:00pm

Track Attack with Coach Nic

Come learn proper technique for warmups and track work as well as our competition sprint protocol during these 3 classes with Coach Nic! Learn with us, which will then give you the skills to continue this effective training on your own. 

$20 per session or $50 for all three. 

Track locations + times TBD.

Sign up at the dojo! 

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Track Attack with Coach Nic
Jul
8
3:00pm 3:00pm

Track Attack with Coach Nic

Come learn proper technique for warmups and track work as well as our competition sprint protocol during these 3 classes with Coach Nic! Learn with us, which will then give you the skills to continue this effective training on your own. 

$20 per session or $50 for all three. 

Track locations + times TBD.

Sign up at the dojo! 

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Kenny Johnson + Bolt Wrestling Seminars
Apr
29
to Apr 30

Kenny Johnson + Bolt Wrestling Seminars

Join us Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, the 30th for a weekend of great seminars with Kenny Johnson of BOLT Wrestling, ownerhead coach at Black House MMA. Kenny works with world class fighters and trainers across the land and is bringing some knowledge to share with us in ATX.

Reserve your spot online here!

Students: $30 early or $40 day of.
Non-students: $40 / $50

2 seminars each day:

  • Saturday: NoGi from 10-12 and Gi from 1-3pm
  • Sunday: Bolt Wrestling for MMA from 10-12 and from 1-3 Black House MMA Seminar 

Packages:

Students: All 4 seminars – $100 prepaid
Non-students: All 4 seminars – $150 prepaid

Kenny Johnson
Rolling Hills, CA

Age: 45 Height: 5’7” Weight: 170
High School: Washington Park (Racine, WI) 1988
College: University of Iowa 1993
Club: BOLT Wrestling Club

Overall Wrestling Record: 1268-89
MMA: 1-1
Jiu Jitsu: 72-3

Accomplishments

  • High School All-American
  • College All-AmericanWrestled for Iowa under Dan Gable on Undefeated National and Big 10 Championship Teams
  • Trained for my 7 Olympic Games
  • USA Wrestling NECP Gold Level Certified Coach (1 of only 40 people in the world)
  • Coached for 4 seasons At Northwestern University while training for the 1996 Olympics
  • Resident Athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center 1997-2000
  • Brown Belt in Jiu Jitsu under Rigan Machado, Ricardo Arrivabenne, Luiz Panza
  • (Gi and No-Gi) Pan Am, National and World Champion
  • Head Coach and Owner Black House MMA
  • Wrestling Coach on Season 8 of The Ultimate Fighter (Noguiera vs Mir)
  • Wrestling Coach on Season 2 of The Ultimate Fighter (Brazil) (Werdum vs Noguiera)
  • Wrestling Coach on Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter (Latin America) (Werdum vs Velasquez)
  • Wrestling Coach on Season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter (Brazil) (Silva/Noguiera vs Shogun)
  • Creator of the BOLT Wrestling System

Instructors / Coaches

  • Dan Gable - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)
  • Kevin Jackson - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)
  • Bruce Burnett -  (Olympic Team Coach)
  • Steve Fraser - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)
  • Dave Schultz - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)
  • Andy Rein - (Olympic Champion)
  • John Azvedo - (Olympic Champion)
  • Sergei Belaglazov - Wrestling (Olympic Champion)
  • Rigan Machado - Jiu Jitsu (World Champion Considered the Greatest Jiu Jitsu Athlete ever)
  • Ricardo Arrivabene - 3rd Degree Black Belt
  • Luiz Panza – Elite, active BJJ Athlete and Coach
  • Marco Barbosa – Top BJJ Instructor in the world
  • Brian Popejoy - Muay Thai (World Champion)
  • Danny Inosanto - (Martial Arts Legend and Bruce Lee’s Coach)
  • Marv Marinovich - (Top Strength and Conditioning coach in the world)
  • Troll Subin - (Top Strength and Conditioning coach in the world)
  • Rafael Cordeiro - #1 Muay Thai/Striking Coach in the world
  • Fabio Gurgel – Founder of Alliance Jiu Jitsu

Wrestling

I was a resident athlete at the United States Olympic Training and have trained with or coached with almost every Olympic, World and National Champion from the U.S. in the past twenty years.

I have trained for 7 Olympics Games.

Students

I started working with Fighters in the early ‘90’s when MMA was first taking off in the U.S.
I have trained some of the greatest fighters that have ever lived including:

  • BJ Penn (UFC Champion, World BJJ Champion)
  • Anderson Silva (UFC Champion)
  • Rodrigo Noguiera (UFC & Pride Champion)
  • * Wrestling Coach - Team Noguiera on The Ultimate Fighter Season 8
  • Dan Henderson (Pride Champion, 2x US Olympian)
  • Fabricio Werdum (Strikeforce Champion)
  • Lyoto Machida (UFC Champion)
  • Rich Franklin (UFC Champion)
  • Shogun (Pride Champion, UFC Champion)
  • Matt Linland (Olympic Silver Medalist)
  • Robert Drysdale (ADCC Champion, BJJ World Champion)
  • Rapheal Feijo (Strike Force Champion)
  • Andre Galvao (BJJ World Champion)
  • Jacare (BJJ World Champion, Strike Force Champion)
  • Bibiano (BJJ World Champion, Dream Lightweight Champion)
  • Lucas Leite (BJJ World Champion)
  • Leo Vieira (BJJ World Champion)
  • Paul Daley
  • Dan Hardy
  • Ryan Bader (TUF Season 8 Champion)
  • Efrain Escadero (TUF Season 8 Champion)
  • Benson Henderson (UFC and WEC Lightweight Champion)
  • Jose Aldo (UFC and WEC Featherweight Champion)
  • Junior Dos Santos (UFC Heavy Weight Champion)
  • Melvin Manhoef
  • Vitor Belfort (UFC Champion)
  • Tito Ortiz (UFC Champion)
  • Wandelei Silva (Pride Champion)
  • Roger Gracie (ADCC Champion, BJJ World Champion)
  • Victor Estima
  • Romulo Barral
  • Babalu
  • Pedapano (BJJ World Champion)
  • Luanna Alzuguir (BJJ 4x World Champion)
  • Alexander Schlemenko
  • Alexander Volkov (Former Bellator Heavyweight Champion)
  • Andrey Koreshkov (Welterweight Bellator Champion)
  • Alan Jouban
  • James Moontasari
  • Kevin Casey
  • Justine Kish
  • Ruebens Cobrinha

BJJ Accomplishments

  • 1st OTM Submission Grappling Tournament - 2006 – Long Beach, CA
  • 1st OTM Submission Grappling Tournament - 2006 *Absolute Tournament – Long Beach, CA
  • 1st Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2007 – White Belt
  • 2nd  Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2007 – White Belt
  • 1st  No-Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2007 – White Belt
  • 1st Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2008 – Blue Belt
  • 1st  No-Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2008 – Blue Belt
  • 1st Gi Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2009 – Blue Belt
  • 1st Gi National Jiu Jitsu Championships 2009 – Blue Belt
  • 3rd  Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2010 – Blue Belt
  • 1st Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2012 – Purple Belt
  • 1st  Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2012 – Purple Belt
  • 1st  No-Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2012 – Purple Belt
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Stay Motivated Workshops
Jan
7
to Jan 28

Stay Motivated Workshops

We all get motivated in the new year, but the biggest challenge is keeping it that way, so we’re offering 4 free workshops to help you stay motivated throughout January! 

  • Saturday, January 7th at noon and will focus on Diet & Nutrition and how to stay healthy as we head into 2017.
  • Saturday, January 14th at noon, we'll focus on Self Therapy for recovery and strength when training.
  • Saturday, January 21st at noon and will focus on stretching for working out those muscles and recovery to supplement your training.
  • Saturday, January 28th at noon, we'll have a very special class on Holistic Brain Healing featuring patterned breathing techniques.

    Free and open to the public. Join us!
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Holiday Fit Challenge
Dec
1
to Dec 22

Holiday Fit Challenge

Every Tuesday and Thursday through December 21st, join the Holiday Fit Challenge at The Void! 

Join us for 30 minute fitness classes from 7:30 to 8pm, for only $75 for the entire month. 

Maintain discipline through the holidays and learn tips and tricks for diet, self healing, and quick workouts. Open to the public!

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No Gi Yo Gi Jiu Jitsu Yoga Integration
Oct
18
to Nov 17

No Gi Yo Gi Jiu Jitsu Yoga Integration

Come join Cat Davidson (BJJ Brown Belt under Rigan Machado / Tim Credeur) for a five week Jiu Jitsu and Yoga integrated specialty class at The Void. No Gi required!

Tuesday and Thursdays from 1-2pm
From October 18th through November 17th

FREE and open to the public, for all levels of experience!

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Jiu Jitsu Quarterly Seminar w/ Master Hughes
Oct
8
12:00pm12:00pm

Jiu Jitsu Quarterly Seminar w/ Master Hughes

12-1pm – Kids – $25
1-2pm – Adult Beginners (students and guests) – $25
12-2pm – Advanced who desire BJJ belt and striping – $50

Master Hughes will be reviewing Kore and Iron Mantis techniques to check people's progress in the grappling program. All students are welcome as well as guests. Bring your Gi. Stick around for some rolls afterwards!

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Kung Fu Seminar w/ Master Hughes
Sep
17
12:00pm12:00pm

Kung Fu Seminar w/ Master Hughes

At the next Iron Mantis Quarterly Seminar on Sept 16th you will learn new forms, work on forms correction and applications of the forms. We will also work on Migong (iron body training). There are 9 work forms you learn first, then the 10th form is a Shaolin breath set, after that the 14 roads then our oldest form Bong Bo (Crushing Step). After learning the empty hand forms you have the opportunity to learn the 12 weapons forms in the Iron Mantis program. The four fundamental weapons are the staff, saber, sword and spear. 

$60 or $50 early registration. $75 for both seminars that day, if you pre-register. Non-students, call to register. 

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September Open House / Bring a Friend Month
Sep
1
to Sep 30

September Open House / Bring a Friend Month

For all of September we're having an open house – existing students can explore other classes outside of their designated program for no extra cost.

Also for the month of September, existing students can bring a friend to up to two classes for free, and if they sign up, you'll get one month free. 

Check out our schedule online here

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