Matthew Bryers

Reality Based Self-Defense Instructor

My name is Matt Bryers, I am the owner and head instructor of the Jiu-Jitsu and Strength Academy in Cromwell, CT. I am also the CEO of Soul Fighters Academy.

I am a Soul Fighters Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, a Kobukai Ju-Jitsu Blackbelt and co-founder of TRITAC-Jitsu. He has been training Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Unarmed Combatives, Full-Contact Karate (Kyokushin), Wrestling, and many other martial arts for over 25 years.

My full-time job is teaching and training students, competitors, Police Officers, Corrections Officers, Security Professionals, etc. at my school the JSA and our Online Academies,

I have competed in many wrestling, submission grappling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, amateur strongman tournaments, full-contact karate and a professional mixed martial arts fight.

My goals are to always try to improve and refine all aspects of Jiu-Jitsu, hand to hand combat, and martial arts skills. I train regularly with my peers, students, and teachers to improve myself both as a teacher and martial artist.

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