Instructors

Fight and Fitness MMA, the home of World Champion Instructors  

Walter Kimmel

Walter Kimmel

Walter Kimmel is one of the most experienced and well-rounded martial artists in the country. He is a certified black belt instructor under world renowned UFC trainer Duke Roufus and the area’s highest ranking Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under World Champion 6th Degree Ailson “Jucão” Brites. Walter has trained, competed, and taught for over 40 years in grappling tournaments, Pro Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA. Read More…

Tom Triolo

Tom Triolo

Tom Triolo is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt who has been an avid student and instructor studying BJJ for over 10 years under Ailson “Jucao” Brites and Walter Kimmel. He has been an integral part of the Fight and Fitness MMA family since the beginning. Ask any student or training partner, and they will tell you Tom is an all-around great guy and loves working with both kids and adults of all levels. Read More…

Dmitri Ortin

Dmitri   Ortin

Dmitri Ortin is an MMA enthusiast who loves to teach and train every day. He’s great working with kids and bring lots of energy to every class. In addition to martial arts, Dmitri is a natural motivator with a background in physical fitness and personal training who knows how to make class fun while keeping it real. Dmitri is currently pursuing his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and certified under Walter Kimmel as a striking instructor in the Duke Roufus system.  Read More…

George Gossett

George Gossett began his BJJ journey 20 years ago with big names like Marcelo Garcia and Fabio Clemente at Alliance NYC. After taking some time off for family, he is now back to teaching and training with his 2 sons. George is known for his “old school” style of jiu-jitsu and brings with him a ton of knowledge that he is happy to share with his students and teammates. Read More…

Duke Roufus | Roufusport NJ

Duke Roufus

Duke Roufus is an American former kickboxer who is one of the top trainers in the world and head coach of the Roufusport competition team. His vast knowledge paved the way for UFC champion Anthony Pettis, along with many other rising stars in the UFC. He is considered to be one of the top trainers of Muay Thai Kickboxing. *As a member of Fight and Fitness MMA, you will also be a family member of Roufusport. You will have the opportunity to train and get ranked directly under Duke. Read More…

Bud Kiamie

Bud Kiamie  is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under 5th degree Leo Dalla and Walter Kimmel. Known for his pressure and use of advanced fundamentals to overcome physical limitations, Bud is the epitome of perseverance. As a PhD professor at several colleges, Bud is a smart guy both on and off the mats! Read More…

Khristelle Mae

Khristelle Mae

Khristelle Mae has a solid background in teaching and training Muay Thai, as well as MMA Strength and Conditioning. She also has experience fighting and working one-on-one to help prepare other fighters during their fight camps. Having a fulltime job as a grade school teacher, Khristelle knows what it takes to get a student’s attention, hold their interest, and she has the patience to help students until they understand.
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Diego Dumas

Diego Dumas

Diego Dumas began his martial arts training over 40 years ago when karate was the only thing available. Since then he’s trained in numerous styles of martial arts, cornered many fighters, and amassed quite a resume. Diego is currently pursuing his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and certified under Walter Kimmel as a striking instructor in the Duke Roufus system. Read More…