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.

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