Brenden

Troster

Coach Brenden Troster has been training in the martial arts for over 20 years, and holds two
National Coaching Certifications through USA Wrestling, as well as instructorships in Jeet Kune
Do, and Filipino Martial Arts.​ USA Wrestling Coaching Certification requires extensive education, annual background screening, and training in US Olympic SafeSport policies, to
protect, empower, and support athletes so they may attain their full athletic and human potential.
In 1998 after years of study and training in JKD and other arts he began accepting his own
students and has enjoyed teaching a diverse student body that has ranged from youth, military
members, and even a former nun! Brenden has a dynamic hands on style of instruction and a
unique ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each student. Brenden’s coaching
philosophy is to guide people to achieve their personal best, on and off the mat, through

integrating the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle.  

In addition to his martial arts training Coach Troster has an extensive education that gives him
insight into how human beings learn, develop, and retain information. Coach Troster holds a
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and completed a practicum at Mayo Clinic's addiction treatment clinic for his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. Brenden works full-time as a
Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist at a local residential behavioral health clinic
for children and adolescents and is completing a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology.

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 Mats will be sanitized after use. Gi must be washed after every practice. Students need to shower immediately upon returning home. Shirts under the Gi are required. Hand sanitizer on hands and feet before entering class. Masks are encouraged off the mats. Drop off with no one congregating in the hallway. must fill out Covid screening form. If the student, or someone in their household has symptoms, they need to stay out of class for 2 weeks or present a negative Covid test. we Encourage a healthy diet and sleep habits to maintain a healthy immune system. The instructors will be taking these same precautions.

COVID PREPAREDNESS PLAN

Youth Martial Arts Ages 5-8

Coach Brenden Troster 

Our youth martial arts program is driven by the core values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Self-Control. Opportunities for competition in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu / Submission Wrestling tournaments will be presented twice per year but is not a required part of the program.

Ages 5-8 focusing on building athleticism through drills, games, and free play. Children will build agility, balance, and coordination. The focus of this age group is on having FUN and developing passion for long-term learning. Youth will train Submission Wrestling and Jeet Kune Do.

Monday's 

Ages 5-8

6:00-6:50pm

Cost $40/month

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**Youth should bring a water bottle and wear athletic clothing until they receive their uniform.

Please order uniform within 2 weeks of beginning the program**

Youth Martial Arts Ages 9-12

Coach Brenden Troster 

Our youth martial arts program is driven by the core values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Self-Control. Opportunities for competition in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu / Submission Wrestling tournaments will be presented twice per year but is not a required part of the program.

Ages 9-12 focusing on building Fundamental Movement Skills. This age group focuses on learning skills through routine, repetition, and having fun in a positive environment. Youth train in Submission Wrestling and Jeet Kune Do. 

Monday's 

Ages 9-12

7:05-7:55pm

Cost $40/month

Join Anytime

**Youth should bring a water bottle and wear athletic clothing until they receive their uniform.

Please order uniform within 2 weeks of beginning the program**

Youth Martial Arts Ages 13-18

Coach Brenden Troster 

Our youth martial arts program is driven by the core values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Self-Control. Opportunities for competition in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu / Submission Wrestling tournaments will be presented twice per year but is not a required part of the program.

Offering two different skills classes for ages 13-18:

 

Option 1/Submission wrestling: 

Submission wrestling program focuses on building athletic skills and proper technique. A unique submission grappling program that teaches the fundamentals of folkstyle wrestling, freestyle wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques and concepts, and Catch-as-Catch Can wrestling. Youth will develop self-confidence and discipline while building athletic skills, and proper technique.

 

Option 2/Freestyle Martial Arts:

focusing on the science and concepts of Jeet Kune Do and the Filipino Martial arts. Students will develop their speed, timing, footwork, coordination, and power through drills that combing Kickboxing, Boxing, Savate, Wing Chun, Kali, Thai Boxing, and Grappling.

Wednesday's

Ages 13-18

Join Anytime

Submission Wrestling

7:00-8:00

Cost $45/month

Freestyle Martial Arts

8:00-9:00

Cost $45/month

OR BOTH CLASS OPTIONS

$65/month

**Youth should bring a water bottle and wear athletic clothing until they receive their uniform.

Please order uniform within 2 weeks of beginning the program**

Adult Martial Arts

Coach Brenden Troster

Our martial arts program is driven by the core values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Self-Control. Opportunities for competition in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu / Submission Wrestling tournaments will be presented twice per year but is not a required part of the program.

Offering two different skills classes for adults:

 

Option 1/Submission wrestling: 

Submission wrestling program focuses on building athletic skills and proper technique. A unique submission grappling program that teaches the fundamentals of folkstyle wrestling, freestyle wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques and concepts, and Catch-as-Catch Can wrestling. Adults will develop self-confidence and discipline while building athletic skills, and proper technique.

 

Option 2/Freestyle Martial Arts:

focusing on the science and concepts of Jeet Kune Do and the Filipino Martial arts. Students will develop their speed, timing, footwork, coordination, and power through drills that combing Kickboxing, Boxing, Savate, Wing Chun, Kali, Thai Boxing, and Grappling.

Wednesday's

Join Anytime

Submission Wrestling

7:00-8:00

Cost $65/month

Freestyle Martial Arts

8:00-9:00

Cost $65/month

OR BOTH CLASS OPTIONS

$85/month


Link for Escrimas: https://www.awma.com/productdetail/1259-rattan-escrimas.asp

**You should bring a water bottle and wear athletic clothing until you receive your uniform.

Please order uniform within 2 weeks of beginning the program**

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