About Us

We are proudly part of The Ares Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association.

The Thomas family has been involved in competitive grappling for the last 16 years. It started with their passion for competitive Judo, and has continued with their love of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Dave and Shanoon with tournaments medals

Tournaments Accolades

David Thomas: 

BJJ Black belt/ Judo Black belt 

2015: #2 72kg Master in the nation USA Judo/ Silver medalist Senior Nationals USA Judo

2019: BJJ Arizona State champion / Bronze medalist Master Worlds IBJJF

2022: Bronze Medalist Nationals IBJJF

Shanna Thomas:

BJJ Brown belt/ Judo Black belt

2015: #1 57kg Master in nation USA Judo/  Silver medalist Senior Nationals USA Judo

2018: Silver medalist Pans IBJJF
2019: AZBJJF Top 3 Purple Belt Competitor of the year.