Michael first fell in love with the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2010. He has since dedicated his life to studying and sharing the beautiful art to as many people as possible, in the process founding both the Origins Youth Program and Origins Athletics in San Juan. Constantly seeking to test himself…

BJJ/Fitness/Yoga

Mara has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2011. She is a competitive BJJ athlete and also a former member of the Philippine National Team for Jiu Jitsu. Aside from competition, she currently teaches Origins BJJ’s kids class. Sharing her passion and knowledge of the sport has been…

Paolo first started training Jiujitsu in 2012 at sixteen years old when his older brother Michael convinced him to try out the martial art. He quickly became fond of the highly competitive nature of the sport. In the years since, he has immersed himself in competition becoming one of the most…

Fitness and Teens' BJJ

Pia started her career in body work in 1995 when she moved to Las Vegas from Southern California. She has dedicated her field of study in therapeutic manual therapy, health and fitness in the last decade earning the highest level of certifications in Fascial Stretch Therapy and Neurokinetic Therapy…

Asst. Kids BJJ

Jing Jamlang started training jiu jitsu in 2016 and has been a regular fixture on the Origins BJJ mats ever since. As a white belt, he bagged gold in the 2017 Philippine Friendship Games, and won gold in both gi and no-gi in the 2019 Origins Championships. Now a blue belt, Jing has…

Asst. Kids Muay Thai & Asst. Kids BJJ

Ged started his passion for teaching in the classroom and on the mats during his college years. He pursued a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (2010) and a Masters Degree in Education (2019) in Ateneo De Manila University. His thesis for his Masters Degree is a proposed curriculum of…

Aleah has been a lifelong athlete, being involved in numerous sports including basketball, softball, football, track and field, and Taekwondo growing up– but no sport sparked a passion in her quite like Muay Thai. Her career began in 2014 under Muay Thai Ateneo of Team Jaakphukao…

Taekwondo, Judo

A lifelong martial artist, Coach Dani holds the relatively rare distinction of holding black belts in both Judo and Taekwondo. Having competed extensively locally and internationally in both disciplines, she now channels her energy, passion and focus into teaching the…

Christian has dedicated his life in the study of the martial arts not just in technique, but in philosophy as well. Tracing his roots in full contact Karate, Christian mixes elements of Muay Thai, boxing, western kickboxing and Jeet Kune Do to create a unique striking style that has been tested in…

Leo experienced severe bullying in school at a very young age which made his parents make him try various martial arts as early as as 7 years old. Falling in love with boxing at 11 years old, he was chosen to represent NCR for the Batang Pinoy National Championships. After suffering a…