The Academy of Martial Arts proudly serving Monument since 2017

The Academy of Martial Arts has Classes in Monument, Perfect for Kids, Teens, and Adults Martial Arts Lessons.

Who we Are And why You Should Train Here

Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members. We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.

We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life..

Get To Know Our World Class Instructors

Tom and Christa Lynn

Tom & Christa Lynn

The Owners of The Academy of Martial Arts. They both are retired Emergency Medicine Physician Associates. Tom & Christa opened the Academy doors in 2017 to serve the town of Monument through teaching martial arts. 

Tom is also a former University Professor of Medicine and is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 2nd degree black belt under Michel “Buiu” Pereira (Carlson Gracie Lineage) and a 5th degree Taekwondo Kukkiwon black belt. He was on the US National Taekwondo Team (2000/2001) and Collegiate National Team (1998). Has also competed in international Kickboxing as well as professional MMA. 

Michel "Buiu" Pereira

Michel "Buiu" Pereira

A 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & the leader of Team Ghost Squad under the lineage of Carlson Gracie. Professor Buiu owns and runs Carlson Gracie Miami in FL and Ghost Squad Castle Rock in CO. 

 

black belt Johnny

Johnny Lujan

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt under Professor Tom Lynn. He teaches the competition classes at The Academy. Professor Johnny is also the head BJJ instructor at our affiliate academy True Martial Arts Center in COS. He has also competed in pro MMA. 

Sergio Valbuena

Sergio Valbuena

Sergio is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Michel “Buiu” Pereira. He is a extremely knowledgable and oversees the daily kids and adult classes at The Academy. He is also currently an active competitor. 

 

Matthew Parker Judo Monument

Matthew Parker

Olympic Training Center Athlete for Team USA. He is a Judo black belt and competed for the US National Judo Team. He teaches Judo at the Academy. 

Dartanyon Crockett

Dartanyon Crockett

Judo Black Belt and 2x Paralympic Bronze Medalist: 2012 London,, 2016 Rio. 2014 World Champion. 5x National Champion Visually Impaired. Dartanyon teaches Judo at The Academy. 

kids martial arts coaches

Kids Martial Arts Coaches

Many of our kids coaches are products of our kids programs and are continuing to teach the next generation while they learn to be better leaders themselves. Good leaders create more leaders. All of the coaches are all students and teachers. They are learning to be confident and patient leaders, while also teaching those skills to the younger generation. 

yoga in monument

Yoga

Tawny and Tony are your yoga teachers here at the Academy. Tony teaches Saturday morning at 7:15am. Tawny teaches Vinyasa Yoga Sunday mornings at 9am. 

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