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 been an avid student and instructor studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over a decade 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 a great all-around 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…

Jimmy Harbison

Jimmy Harbison is one of the best competitors to ever come out of NJ. He is an extremely high-level black belt competitor with big gold medal championship wins in the IBJJF Worlds, Europeans, Pan Ams, and more. You can see him on TV as a UFC coach for several fighters and a guest coach on The Ultimate Fighter. Jimmy has trained around the world for years with top competition teams such as American Top Team, Alliance MMA. 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…

Jose Pele Landi

Jose “Pele” Landi

Jose “Pele” Landi is an old school MMA and Vale Tudo fighter. He has 2 Muay Thai wins over Anderson Silva who was widely regarded as the best striker in MMA, and he has fought and defeated some of the biggest names in the sport–including former UFC welterweight champions Matt Hughes and Pat Miletich. In his prime, Pelé possessed one of the most exciting and fan-friendly styles in MMA. 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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