Meet the Instructors

Wayne Marble

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(Click the picture to see professor Marble teaching one of his favorite Judo throws.)


Professor Wayne Marble is the owner and head instructor of Blue Springs Jiu-Jitsu, Inc.


He holds the following ranks:
- Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
- 4th degree Black Belt in Judo
- 4th degree Black Belt in Shingitai JuJitsu
- 3rd degree Black Belt in Missouri Jun Fan Gung Fu
- Level 4 in Kali

Professor Marble teaches the Monday evening and Saturday morning adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes, the advanced children's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo classes, and the Saturday morning children's classes.

Chris Handy

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(Click the picture to see professor Handy teaching a choke from the knee on belly position.)


Professor Chris Handy has been training in martial arts for more than 20 years.


He holds the following ranks:

- Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
- Black Belt in Shingitai JuJitsu
- Brown Belt in Judo
- Brown Belt in Missouri Jun Fan Gung fu
- Level 1 in Kali

Professor Handy teaches the Friday evening Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class. 

Ty Campos

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(Click the picture to see Mr. Campos teaching some double stick, cane and surong techniques in  a Kali class.) 


Ty Campos has been training in the martial arts for over 20 years. His major influence and instructor is Guro Rick Faye, Head Instructor of the Minnesota Kali Group (MKG).  While training at MKG, Ty has earned a Level III Instructorship under Guro Rick Faye, Associate Instructor in Lee Jun Fan Gung Fu & Jeet Kune Do and The Filipino Martial Arts under Guro Dan Inosanto, Khun Kru In Muay Thai under Ajarn Chai (TBA), and CSW Coach Level I under Sensei Erik Paulson.  He also holds the rank of Purple Belt in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo.
Ty teaches the Kali and Gung Fu classes on Monday and Thursday evenings. 

Brandon Cox

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Coach Brandon Cox has a total of 14 years of martial arts experience, holding the rank of Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and 3rd Degree Black Belt in Jun Fan Gung Fu.  


Coach Brandon is the instructor for our adult Fundamentals BJJ class on Monday evenings.

Eric Schmalzbach

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 Eric Schmalzbach holds the rank of Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and teaches the adult BJJ class on Tuesday evenings.

Vince Carrillo

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(Click the link to see Mr. Carrillo teaching the youth class an escape from side control.)


Vince Carrillo has been training here at Blue Springs Jiu-Jitsu for many years.  He holds the rank of Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Black Belt in Tang Soo Do.  Vince teaches the children's BJJ class on Tuesday evenings.

Collyn Allen

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 Collyn Allen holds the rank of Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  He brings many years of wrestling experience to the gym, and teaches our wrestling classes on Sunday afternoons.

Mike Wallace

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Mike Wallace holds the rank of Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and teaches the Wednesday morning BJJ class.

Toni Dunwiddie

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 Toni Dunwiddie is a level 3 practitioner in the art of Kali.  She teaches the Kali class on Wednesday evening.

Eric Carlson

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Eric Carlson holds the rank of Black Belt in Judo.  He teaches the preschool class on Saturday mornings.