Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Kickboxing and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Here are a few of UFC Legend's, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing , Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, MMA of DFW, Arlington MMA's instructors and other staff members, starting with Master Instructor Francois Nguyen:

Master Instructor Francois Nguyen  (Professional Fighter Management and Promoter)  Send E-mail to Master Instructor Francois Nguyen
*President of TWU MMA Club
*Adjunct Instuctor of Kinesiology at TWU
*Executive Director of Martial Arts After School Program contracted for Arlington ISD Schools
*Student Senator Dept of Agri Science and Nursing Dept WTSU
*President of Indo-Chinese American Student Association
*Advisor for International Student Association at WTSU

Trained, managed and worked with numerous amature, professional,K-1,Pride FC and UFC fighters

Fight Scene Choregrapher for upcoming movie "Migets vs Mascot" took 3rd place at Tribecca Film Festival in New York
Assistant to Bryon Weiss Stunt and Fight Scene Director of Mongolian Death Worm movie for Sci Fi channel

"Coach Francois Nguyen with UFC Legend Pat "THE HEADHUNTER" Smith Fighting out of ARLINGTON MMA vs Butterbean masters main event April 11 2008 "
- Master Instructor Francois Nguyen

Master Instructor Francois Nguyen
Patrick The Headhunter Smith  (UFC Legend 1,2,and 6, K-1 Fighter)
Name Patrick Smith
Record 16 - 13 - 0 (Win - Loss - Draw)
Wins 8 (T)KOs ( 50 %)
6 Submissions ( 37.5 %)
1 Decisions ( 6.25 %)
1 Other ( 6.25 %)
Losses 2 (T)KOs ( 15.38 %)
10 Submissions ( 76.92 %)
1 Other ( 7.69 %)
Height 6'2 (188cm)
Weight 225lbs (103kg)
Style Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing
Birth Date 1963-07-16
City Denver
Country USA

Patrick The Headhunter Smith
Justin Martin  (Arlington M.M.A. Fighter / UFC 12 Judgement Day Fighter)
Name Justin Martin
Record 4 - 2 - 1 (Win - Loss - Draw)
Wins 4 Submissions (100.00%)

Losses 1 (T)KOs (50.00%)
1 Submissions (50.00%)

Height 6'0 (183cm)
Weight 186lbs (84kg)
State Texas
Country USA

Jay Sanchez  (Head Instructor No Gi jiu Jitsu / owner Ground King Jiu Jitsu)
Highlights of my tournaments. I hold 2 belts in two different weight classes! NAGA southwest 2009-Men's Intermediate (130lbs)-Gold Medalist NAGA Southwest 2010-Men's Expert (130lbs)- Championship Belt Winner NAGA Worlds 2010-Men's Expert (140lbs)- Championship Belt Winner -Brazilian Jujitsu

"Hey guys Here is My NAGA Highlights Thanks for competing and putting your hearts on the mat! Julian Sanchez NAGA nogi Grappling Highlights "
- Jay Sanchez

Jay Sanchez
Kru Charles Somsack Tesche  (Muay Thai Head Instructor owner Somsack Muay Thai)
Head Instructor: Kru Charles “Somsack" Tesche

He spent several years in the training and certification program at the Ministry of Education and Sport of Thailand where in 2000 he was certified as “Kru” or instructor of Muay Thai.

Somsack has trained with and spent time honing his Muay Thai skills with many big name fighters, most notably Sangtein Noi aka the “Deadly Kisser” of Baan Muay Thai Gym in Phuket, Thailand

After a lifetime of training and fighting, Somsack decided to open Somsack Muay Thai in 2008 to share his knowledge with those wanting to learn about Muay Thai, the King of the Ring.

Tony Bernal  (Head Coach Mansfield Fight Club Division)
Mansfield Fight Club is also a Division of Arlington MMA students are welcome to train at either locations

Tony Bernal
Wes Chan  (Muay Thai Instructor)
DFW area representative for Muay Thai Allaince of Texas

Wes Chan
Ivan Woodard  (Body Dynamics)
Strength and conditioning coach for Arlington Fight Team
Personal Training

Ivan Woodard
Josh The Butcher  (Pro Fighter and Boxing Coach)
Pro Fighter 5 and 0 record

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- Josh The Butcher

Josh The Butcher
Andy Chui  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter / Current Capital City Combat 125 lb Title Holder)
MMA Record: 6 and 1
Current TAMMA Fly Weight Title Holder
Current Capital City Combat 125 lb Title Holder

Andy Chui
Randy Villareal  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter / Former Texas Amature MMA Bantam Weight Champion)
MMA Record: 7 and 3

Randy Villareal
Tien Nguyen  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter / Current Light Heavyweight Title Belt Holder for First Blood)
MMA Record: 4 and 1

- Tien Nguyen

Tien Nguyen
James Jones  (Muay Thai Fighter)
3 and 0 record Super Middle Weight Muay Thai Champion

James Jones
Josh Hutchinson  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter)
MMA Record: 4 and 1

Josh Hutchinson
Timberlin Shanks  (Junior Fight Team)
2nd Place Naga Expert 17 and 18 Division
1st Place Naga Beginners Division
1st Place Fight to Win Intermidiate Division
1st Place Naga Mens Expert Division

Burt Mc Donald  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter / owner Texas Fighting Syndicate)
MMA Record: 3 and 1

Billy Morgan  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter)
MMA Record: 2 and 1 Will be fighting for 145 lbs Extreme Fighting Championship Title Belt in October 08 in Joplin, Missouri

Billy Morgan
Joe Chapa
USMTA 'Cruiser Weight' Champion

Joe Chapa
Ivan Wright
Muay Thai 2-0

Ivan Wright
Myles Myle
Age 14 Lightweight Division/ Skill Level - Expert First Place NAGA Southwest Grappling Championship Age Group 14-16

Myles Myle
Shana Danger Dobson  (Arlington Fight Team Fighter)
125 lb Women's SCS Champion

Women's kickboxing
For more information about the UFC Legend's, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing , Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, MMA of DFW, Arlington MMA staff or training programs, please contact us at 817-300-8524 or by clicking here.