At PTC Combat Fitness our instructors are dedicated to teaching martial arts in a family friendly environment. Our goal is to help every member reach their individual goals. Whether it’s weight loss, general fitness, martial arts competition, or a real fight, we have a path that will take you there.
Professor Pete Snider – Head Coach
A Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Pete Snider has trained under 8 time ADCC Absolute Champion Roberto Traven since 2004. Pete has had success in both MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), retiring undefeated with all wins by submission, and competition BJJ at the international level. With a straight forward teaching style that focuses on simplicity, Pete has been instructing students from the Fayette and Coweta County areas for over a decade.
Sonia Mitchell – Cardio Kickboxing and Boot Camp Instructor
Sonia, a BJJ purple belt and karate black belt, has over 15 years experience teaching Martial Arts and Cardio Kickboxing. She leads a high energy Cardio Kickboxing workout that will have you shedding pounds and inches while learning the Muay Thai style of kicking and punching. Her Boot Camp classes are a mixture of high intensity interval circuits and strength training designed to push your body to the limit!
Eric Bulger, Judo Instructor
A seasoned Judo Black Belt and BJJ Brown Belt, a veteran of numerous Judo competitions, Eric brings his experience to our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program. His competition focus helps prepare our fighters for tournament success.
Esaa Al-Sahalman – Boxing Coach
Esaa is a USA Boxing Level 1 Coach with a long and successful amateur career in his youth, and a courageous return to competitive boxing in his 30’s and 40’s (resulting in numerous amateur titles). Esaa has an infectious enthusiasm for the sport of boxing. In addition to his years of boxing experience, he is also a certified USA Boxing Official, a licensed personal trainer, boot camp instructor and CPR certified.
Joey Boga – Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor
A veteran of numerous local and national level BJJ competitions, Joey has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2010. This native of Fayette County found a passion focusing on practical real world self defense techniques he helps Bully Proof the children of Fayette and Coweta Counties one kid at a time.