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"UNITED WE STAND" 
Be Strong & Courageous... Have No Fear!

Head Coach: Ken Lee

Head Coach Ken Lee 


* Founder of Total Defense System (TDS)

* Pankration Black Belt Instructor

* Taekwondo Black Belt Instructor

* Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor

* Head Coach of the Canadian National Pankration Team

* Head Coach of the Canadian National Sport Jujitsu Team

* President of the ISJA Canadian Sports Jujitsu Association 

* President of the Canadian Pangration Federation 

* 2013 Head Coach of the USA Competition Team (Split, Croatia)

                                                 * 2019 Head Coach of the USA Competition Team (Split, Croatia)

                                                 * 2019 Head Coach of the Hawaii Competition Team

                                                 * 2019 Head Coach of the USA Junior Pankration Team (Rome, Italy)


Coach Ken is the Head Coach of the United MMA Amateur and Professional fight team for youth and adults. Previously, he was the National Head Coach of the Canadian Sport Jujitsu Team, President of the ISJA Canadian Sports Jujitsu Association, President of the Canadian Pangration Federation and National Head Coach of the USA Pankration Team. Coach Ken has taught thousands of students in his 25 years as a martial arts instructor and has personally taught multiple National, International and World Champions.


MMA Coach: Jewelz Lee

Coach Jewelz Lee 



* Co-Founder of Total Defense System (TDS)

* 2nd Degree Taekwondo Black Belt Instructor

* 2-Time Canadian WTF National Silver Medalist 

* 2019 Coach of the USA Competition Team (Split, Croatia)

* 2019 Coach of the Hawaii Competition Team

* 2019 Coach of the USA Junior Pankration Team (Rome, Italy)



 

Coach Jewelz has been coaching alongside husband Ken (Head Coach), for over 25 years. She specializes in teaching the Dragon Warrior program, which is an introduction to martial arts class for children 3-6 years old. As a child, she started training in taekwondo and has always participated in many athletic activities. Together with husband Ken, she has traveled across Canada, winning multiple awards in various tournaments and competitions, as well as representing Team Canada as a 2-time Silver medalist. Today, she is the proud mother of 4 World Champions and continues to coach and organize/coordinate the admin for the United MMA gym and the Competition Team for the Youth and Adults.

MMA/BJJ/Kickboxing Coach: Angela Lee

Coach Angela Lee

* TDS Black Belt Instructor 
* Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor  

* 2012 USA National Pankration Junior Champion (Las Vegas, Nevada)

* 2012 USA National Pankration Senior Champion (Las Vegas, Nevada)

* 2012 WAPF (World Athlima Pangration Federation) World Pankration Champion (Greece)

* 2012 WAPF (World Athlima Pangration Federation) World MMA Champion (Greece)

* 2013 Hawaii State Wrestling Champion 

* 2014 Destiny MMA Straw Weight 115lbs. Champion

* 2016 to PRESENT: 4-Time ONE Championship World Atomweight Champion

                                                     * 2018 World MMA Awards: "Best Female MMA Fighter of The Year"

                                                     * Youngest Professional MMA Champion in History (Guinness Book of World Records 2018)

                                                     * 2019 Coach of the USA Competition Team (Split, Croatia)

                                                     * 2019 Coach of the Hawaii Competition Team

                                                     * 2019 Coach of the USA Junior Pankration Team (Rome, Italy)


Angela Lee Pucci (Chinese: 李胜珠, Korean: 이순주, born July 8, 1996) is an American-Canadian mixed martial artist of Chinese-Singaporean and Korean descent. Born in Vancouver to a Chinese-Singaporean father and a Korean mother, Lee moved to Hawaii at age 7. Her parents are both martial artists, so she began training at a young age and competing at age 6. Her younger brother Christian (born June 21, 1998 in Vancouver) is also an MMA fighter and her two other younger siblings, Victoria and Adrian (born in Hawaii), are also World Champions in martial arts. She has competed in and won numerous World, National, and Regional martial arts competitions such as the World Pankration Athlima Federation World Championships and FILA World Championships.  Angela is the youngest MMA World Champion in history for any major global MMA organization. She is the current ONE Atomweight World Champion, a 2-time Pankration World Champion and a Wrestling State Champion. 

MMA/BJJ/Kickboxing Coach: Christian Lee

Coach Christian Lee


* TDS Black Belt Instructor 
* Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor 

* 2-Time USA National Pankration Junior Champion

* 2012 WAPF (World Athlima Pangration Federation) World MMA Champion (Greece)

* 2013 FILA World Grappling Feather Weight Champion (Croatia)

* 2013 FILA World Grappling Light Weight Champion (Croatia)

* 2013 FILA World BJJ Champion (Croatia)

* 2013 FILA World MMA Champion (Croatia)

* 2013 FILA World Pankration Champion (Croatia)

                                                     * 2013 USFL Pankration National Champion 145lbs.

                                                     * 2013 Star Elite Pankration Champion 145lbs.

                                                     * 2014 Bred-4-Battle Pankration Champion 155 lbs.

                                                     * 2016 Youngest Professional MMA Fighter in History

                                                     * 2019 ONE Championship World Lightweight Champion

                                                     * 2019 Youngest Male Professional MMA World Champion in History

                                                     * 2019 Coach of the USA Competition Team (Split, Croatia)

                                                     * 2019 Coach of the Hawaii Competition Team

                                                     * 2019 Coach of the USA Junior Pankration Team (Rome, Italy)


Christian Lee is an Instructor at United Mixed Martial Arts in Hawaii. Lee is a five-time Junior Pankration World Champion. He was voted ‘Most Outstanding Athlete’ at the 2013 FILA World Championship after winning five World Titles across the disciplines of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Pankration, MMA, and Submission Grappling. Christian is also the youngest member of the famed Evolve Fight Team in Singapore. Christian made his professional debut in 2015 and has competed 15 times for ONE Championship. He quickly established himself as the most prolific finisher in ONE history and is the current ONE Championship World Lightweight Champion.                                            

Muay Thai Kickboxing Coach: Haru Shimanishi

Coach Haru Shimanishi 

* Studied Martial Arts for over 40 years in the form of Nihon Kempo, Boxing, Muay Thai and Submission Wrestling. 
* Former competitor and presently a respected trainer, teaching all over the world. 
* 1991 established American Martial Arts Center (AMC), where he has successfully trained World Champions. 
* 1996 received the WKA "Trainer of the Year" award 
* 2005 received ICON SPORTS "The best MMA trainer of the year" award 
* 2005 established a new school, Hawaiian Martial Arts Center, aka - HMC.
* Fighters trained under Haru Shimanishi: 
Maurice Smith, Matt Hume,Curtis Schuster, Kim Messer, Josh Barnett, Dennis Holman, Satoshi Ishi, Dennis                          Alexio, Matt Brown, Chris Leben

MMA/BJJ Coach: Bruno Pucci 

Coach Bruno Pucci 

 

* 1st Degree Brazilian JuJitsu Black Black Instructor

* 2006 FILA Brazilian National Wrestling Championships 3rd Place

* 2009 IBJJF World N0-GI Champion: Purple Belt

* 2009 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals Champion: Blue Belt

* 2010 IBJJF World NO-GI Champion: Purple Belt

* 2010 IBJJF World Championships 3rd: Purple Belt

* 2011 UAE JJF World Championships 3rd: Purple Belt

* 2011 IBJJF World NO-GI Championships: Brown Belt

* ONE Championship Featherweight Contender



BJJ Coach: Mike Fowler 

Coach Mike Fowler 

* 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor 
* 2003 IBJJF Pan American Champion 
* 2003 IBJJF American National Champion 
* 2003 US Open Champion 
* 2003 Grapplers Quest Champion 
* 2004 Grapplers Quest Champion 
* 2005 CBJJO World Cup 3rd Place (2005 brown)
* 2005 IBJJF American National Champion 
* 2006 IBJJF American National Champion 
* 2006 IBJJF Pan American Silver Medalist 
                                                        * 2007 IBJJF Asian Open Champion
                                                        * 2008 IBJJF Asian Open Champion 
                                                        * 2009 IBJJF Asian Open Champion
                                                        * 2009 IBJJF American National Champion

MMA/BJJ Coach: Jared Miyamoto 

Coach Jared Miyamoto 


* TDS Black Belt Instructor 

* BJJ Brown Belt Instructor

* 2014 Man-Up, Stand-Up Muay Thai Champion 

MMA Coach: Marc Keomalu 

Coach Marc Keomalu 

* TDS Black Belt Instructor 
* BJJ Purple Belt Assistant Instructor
* Star Elite 135lb. Champion 

MMA Coach: Jhon Gwak 

Coach Jhon Gwak


* TDS Black Belt Instructor

* BJJ Purple Belt Assistant Instructor

MMA Coach: Victoria Lee 

Coach Victoria Lee 


* TDS Black Belt Instructor 

* 15X NAGA Expert Champion 

* 2019 Hawaii Wrestling Silver Medalist (Honolulu, Hawaii) 

* 2019 USFL National Pankration Champion (Ontario, California)

* 2019 IMMAF World Pankration Champion (Rome, Italy)

* 2019 WMAG (World Martial Arts Games) No-Gi World Champion  (Split, Croatia)

* 2019 WMAG (World Martial Arts Games)  Gi World Champion  (Split, Croatia)

* 2019 WMAG (World Martial Arts Games)  Sport Jujitsu World Champion  (Split, Croatia)

* 2019 WMAG (World Martial Arts Games)  Amateur MMA World Champion (Split, Croatia)

                                                                   * 2019 WMAG (World Martial Arts Games) Best Female Grappler (Split, Croatia)

                                                                   * 2019 WMAG (World Martial Arts Games) Best Amateur MMA Fighter (Split, Croatia) 

MMA Coach: Spencer Higa 

Assistant Coach Spencer Higa 


* Professional MMA Fighter

* BJJ Purple Belt Assistant Instructor

* 2018 X-1 Hawaii State Champion