Scott has a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a Second Degree Black Belt in the full contact martial art of Kyokushin Karate. As a BJJ competitor, he has won four IBJJ World Master Championships and a Pan American (Pans) Championship.
Since starting Budo in 2011 with his training partner and friend, Mike Hansen, his time and focus is now shared between his goals as an athlete and passing on his knowledge and passion for martial arts to his students. Scott enjoys teaching BJJ and Kickboxing to a new generation of competitors, helping them to develop their potential as athletes and individuals.
Co-founder of Budo Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Mike has trained BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing since 2009.
A competitor and a 2014 NAGA Champion, he competes regularly at the IBJJF World Masters and Pans. He has trained with some of the most respected names in the BJJ world, including Ricardo De La Riva, Rubens "Cobrinha" Charles, and Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu. He believes that martial arts are a great way to build confidence and get in shape and his goal is to share this belief with his students in a fun and friendly training environment.
A life long martial artist, Dan earned his first black belt in Tae Kwon Do while also an active member of his high school wrestling team. He has trained in Shotokan Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing and Muay Thai and started his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey in 2005.
Dan began sharing his passion for martial arts through teaching BJJ in 2010 and earned his BJJ black belt in 2015 under Don Whitefield. He has invested in his own training, constantly learning from and training with the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors and clubs in the world.
Chris began in Shotokan Karate at the age of six, training for three years before switching to Tae Kwon Do and achieving his Black Belt.
He joined Budo in 2012 as a student, training Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kyokushin Karate receiving his Kyokushin Brown Belt in 2015. His mixed stand-up style is the result of his training under instructors Scott Boudreau, Laszlo Antal, and Mike Hansen. Now an instructor, Chris trains BJJ and enjoys teaching Kickboxing and BJJ classes to kids and adults.
Anthony has been with Budo since 2012, training Kyokushin Karate and Muay Thai Kickboxing for two years until discovering an interest in grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Teaching since 2014, he now has his BJJ Brown Belt and enjoys sharing his passion for martial arts with the students. As a competitor, Anthony has successfully competed in numerous local tournaments and has also competed at the Worlds (Gi & Nogi) and Pans.
Julius started his martial arts journey at the age of eleven, first learning the art of Yaw Yan (Filipino Kickboxing) and then Boxing in later years.
Before Julius started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu he trained in Japanese Combat Jiu-Jitsu, which emphasizes self-defence. Training BJJ since 2009, Julius is now a Brown Belt and teaches BJJ and Kickboxing.
Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Budo since 2013, Uriel now teaches BJJ and Kickboxing classes to kids, teens and adults. Uriel is enthusiastic about training and competition and has had success competing in both Gi and Nogi tournaments.