Originally from the Northeast, Mike earned his Bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University in upstate New York, where he first discovered Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. After graduating, Mike began competing in Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, and submission grappling. After turning professional as a Mixed Martial Artist, he decided to change his focus and return to school. Mike attended Stony Brook University in Long Island, where he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After graduate school Mike moved to Los Angeles. During this time he earned the rank of black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and became recognized as a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. Mike currently lives in Sacramento and works with a variety of athletes as a Sports Physical Therapist.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist
Functional Release Practitioner
Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu