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Hayden Martz is the head instructor at Flow Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He began training over 8 years ago and is one of the founding members of the school. Hayden currently holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Hayden started his BJJ training under black belt Bill Thomas and Professor Aaron Blake.

Hayden takes a concept based approach to teaching, and believes that building a strong foundation grounded in the fundamental principles and concepts of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the key to a student’s long term success and full development as a martial artist and athlete.

The curriculum Hayden uses in designing classes at Flow Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers a balance of self-defense and sport techniques, and offers opportunities for both the casual hobbyist and serious athlete to thrive.