Fernie Martinez

Fernie is from Juarez, Mexico. He moved to the El Paso, Texas when he was six, then to Boulder with his family when he was thirteen. He went to high school at Boulder High, and is currently studying at Metro University in Denver. He has…


Alex Yablong

Coach Alex Yablong grew up in Winnetka, IL, playing competitive hockey and baseball. He studied at the University of Denver, where he graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. When he isn’t coaching or training at Easton, he loves to snowboard and splitboard in the…

Terrence Moore Portrait

Terrence Moore

Coach Terrence Moore is from Amarillo, Texas, where most of his family still resides. He moved to Boulder in the winter of 2013. Since arriving here, he has built his life around ETC Boulder, first as a student, and now as a coach. You can…

Danny Wilson - Striking Coach

Danny Wilson

Coach Danny Wilson is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, but has lived in the Boulder and Denver area since he was a teenager, and considers Colorado home. He went to Johnson and Whales University, where he earned his degree in Culinary arts and Nutrition. He currently…

Amal Easton - BJJ Black Belt

Amal Easton

Professor Amal Easton began his martial arts journey over 30 years ago with the study of Muay Thai under the tutelage of Ajarn Chai Sirasuti and Kru Doug Pandorf. He has studied Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu extensively since 1992. After earning his degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine,…

Mike Tousignant - BJJ Black Belt

Mike Tousignant

Professor Mike Tousignant grew up in Chelmsford, MA, andĀ moved to Colorado to attendĀ the University of Colorado Boulder. He has been the General Manager of ETC Boulder since 2009, and received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Professor Amal Easton in June of 2014….


Steve Eisman

Coach Steve Eisman is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but moved to the Boulder area just before starting high school. He recently graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in Film and English, but for now prefers teaching people to be ninjas to writing academic…

Sean Madden

Sean Madden

Coach Sean Madden grew up in Colorado Springs. He has an older sister, and a younger brother who trains BJJ at Easton. Sean started college in San Diego, then moved to Boulder to finish school at CU, where he graduated with a degree in finance….


Patricio Rodriguez

Patricio was born and raised in Boulder Colorado. He started training in Jiu Jitsu at Easton not long after graduating high school. Outside of the world of BJJ, Patricio enjoys the outdoors and dining out with good company. Patricio was first drawn to Jiu Jitsu…