Ippon has a team of 8 experienced BJJ, MMA and Muay Thai trainers who are among the best in the area. Each trainer has years of fighting and training experience, all over the world. All have had long fighting careers and have won the most prestigious titles of the sport they instruct in.

The trainers are led by Jeff Lawson who is the founder and Head instructor at Ippon Gym. We offer variety of programmes to meet everyone’s needs and level of experience. You can read more about our classes here.

Every trainer is also available for private lessons.

Jeff Lawson
Head instructor and Founder

Bernie Mendieta
Muay Thai Instructor

Ben Dyson
BJJ Instructor

Harry Baker
Muay Thai Instructor

Andy Kerr
MMA Instructor

No Gi Instructor

Giuseppe Vitolo
Capoeira Professor