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Meet the head instructor of Valor Martial Arts

In our gym you will get the opportunity to train under world champion Marcio Navarro.  Marcio holds a black belt in Kickboxing and has 21 years of experience.  He retired form professional fighting with a kickboxing record of 40-4 and holds multiple ISKA belts including a world championship. He also has years of MMA experience with a  record of 20-15 while fighting for major promotions such as Bellator, King of the Cage, XFN, and EFC. Marcio has training in both traditional kickboxing and Muay Thai and he integrates both styles into his classes.  He also has extensive training in western boxing, Taekwondo, and Capoeira, which gives him a variety of styles to draw from to make you an effective striker. Marcio Navarro is also the lead BJJ instructor in our gym. Marcio has been training BJJ since 2004 and received his black belt in 2014. MArcio currently competes frequently in the largest BJJ tournaments in the country.