Edward "Scissorhands" Anthony - Head Professor Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Strength and Conditioning Coach and Owner of  Atlas Jiu Jitsu

  Edward is a 1st degree black belt under 6th degree Brazilan Jiu Jitsu Black belt Julio "Foca" Fernandez. Edward started his BJJ Journey in NYC at the legendary Renzo Gracie school where he trained under John Danaher. He is also a Brown Belt in Judo Under former Olympic Hopeful Nick Kossor. Edward is an active competitor and has competed all over the country in many prestigious tournaments. He is a multiple time Pan American gold medalist and was ranked #1 in the world in his division as a Purple belt, Brown belt and Black Belt in his age category by the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. As a Black Belt Edward has competed and Medaled in Berlin, Dublin,Boston ,Paris , Mexico City , Barcelona, New York , San Antonio, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Paris, Seattle, Toronto, Chicago, London, Cincinnati and recently won the No Gi Pan Ams as a Black Belt in New York. In 2017-2018 Edward was Ranked top 9 in the world out of all Black Belts and all weight classes in his Division and number 1 in the world in His weight Class by the IBJJF. 

    Edward is also a NASM certified performance enhancement specialist. He is certified in TRX, Kettlebell, Medicine Ball, and prehab/rehab just to name a few. He has managed and directed numerous personal training facilities in New York City and has been in the industry for over a decade. Edward started as a personal trainer and within 4 years worked his way up to becoming the director of one of the most successful gym chains in New York City holding multiple industry records. He is also an expert on supplementation and diet which he has researched and experimented with for 16 years. Using this knowledge he created the Discipline Diet.

Joseph "Josferatu" Zakriski

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor Glens Falls- Brown Belt

Joe "Josferatu" Zakriski has trained many style of martial arts, but his main focus is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Joe holds a BS in Physical Education and an MS in Health Education. He uses his knowledge of teaching to his advantage as he teaches students of any age.  

Joe is currently a Brown Belt under Edward Anthony.

Nick Kossor

Judo Coach Albany- Black Belt

Nick Kossor is a black belt in Judo under Olympic Silver medalist Jason Morris. Nick was ranked number 1 in his division in the united states for over 3 years and was an olympic hopeful in the 2012 and 2016 games. Nick has won countless Judo tournaments world wide and is now focusing his skill on teaching.  

Michael "Gentlemen" Martinez

Tiny Titans Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/ Cardio Kick Coach Hudson

Michael started at Atlas when he was just 16 years old. He has grown up within the walls of 

Atlas Hudson and has become Atlas's most successful MMA champion. At just 18 years old Michael Became the KTFO 135lb champion! This Past year the Gentlemen won the Cage Wars 135lb belt.

  MMA is not Michaels only success he has also won almost every BJJ tournament he has entered. Michael is Currently a Purple Belt under Edward Anthony.

Kenny Pompei

Head Striking Coach All locations

Kenny has fought all over the world and has been a local legend for over 30 years. He is known all over the capital region for his excellent striking and his ability to teach. Kenny has has been a champion for decades and still will go toe to toe with anyone on the circuit. 

Aidan "Master Blaster" Sericolo

Tiny Titans Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach Albany

Aidan started Jiu Jitsu at Atlas 3 years ago and quickly became one of Atlas's top competitors. Competing alongside Edward Anthony, Aidan has traveled the country learning the ins and outs of Bjj competition and coaching. He has medaled at multiple IBJJF tournaments and has won many local competitions.  The one thing  that makes Aidan happier then competing is watching his students compete.  Aidan is currently a Purple belt under Edward Anthony.

Stephen "Booya" Flannigan

Tiny Titans Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/ Cardio Kick Coach Hudson

Stephen Has been Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over 4 years and is an active competitor, He has won many IBJJF tournaments and local competitions. His true love However is teaching kids and his daughter on the mat!

  Stephen is a great kids instructor and an amazing motivator. Cardio Kick class truly gets a push with Coach BOOYA!! Stephen is currently a Blue Belt under Edward Anthony.

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Atlas Jiu Jitsu located in Albany, Glenns Falls and Hudson New York