Coach Sid runs our Fitness Boot Camp and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor. He is a Black Belt in BJJ and has years of experience and training in MMA. Sid is passionate about helping others achieve real fitness results by way of diet, nutrition, and exercise and is available for personal training and nutritional advice here at GBSL.
David Acosta is a professional MMA fighter and a purple belt in BJJ. His passion is teaching health and fitness onto others. David started teaching in 2010 at several gym in the Houston area. His passion was to teach youth and adults. Through out his years David has taught at Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California and at Urijah Faber’s UFC Gym in Rocklin, California.
Rachel Beach began her career in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu during her residency in Connecticut under professor Luigi Mondelli of American Top Team CT.
With 3 months into training, she began competing and gathered experience through many tournaments. In 2009, Rachel became an instructor for American Top Team CT Future Champions and continued her training as a competitive athlete.
After moving to NY, Rachel then began her training under the guidance of Kore BJJ/American Top Team CT affiliate, Professor Steve Olivier at Apocalypse Jiu-Jitsu.
Being a competitive athlete (proud Mission 22 & Tap Cancer Out Ambassador) in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), has enabled her to be living a life dedicated to health and fitness!
Inspired by the improvements of her own health through diet and lifestyle choices, she became eager to learn more about the amazing healing capabilities of the human body through nutrition, and became a certified health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), and through her training, she is now able to combine both passions of nutrition and her love for the martial arts to offer a complete program of health & fitness!