Charles Martinez | Bio
Charles Martinez has been training in the martial arts since 1996 and teaching for nearly two decades. After completing his Naval service, Charles set up home base in San Diego and has coached numerous Amateur and Professional competitors in MMA and Muay Thai. He works with athletes to improve their fighting skills and mental toughness, while constantly exposing them to the most effective and current training methodologies. Charles also specializes in teaching Filipino Martial Arts, where he has achieved Guro ranking.
Jiu Jitsu / MMA
FMA / MMA / Muay Thai
Jiu Jitsu / MMA / Wrestling
Kickboxing / MMA
Filipino Martial Arts
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The Arena’s Pro Muay Thai fighter James Ewton has been perfecting his skill with Coach Charles Martinez for nearly a decade, progressing from gym member to professional fighter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIV1eQg8z60
MMA and Kickboxing Coach Vince Salvador has some simple words to follow. “Slip the jab, and destroy!” He not only says these words, but he lives them too. Check it out!
Robbie began boxing at The Arena with Coach Joe Vargas a couple years ago and fell in love with the sport. Check out what he has to say about his time at the gym, and come experience it for yourself. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Robbie Gabriel: I’m