Instructors | Central PA Mixed Martial Arts


CPAMMA has the most certified and tested instructors in the area.  All instructors have been certified by accredited associations.  All Youth Martial Arts instructors have been certified from the Youth Martial Arts Association to have all criminal and child abuse background checks done.  Hover over the Instructor tab at the top of the page and select an instructor to learn more.

Mike Dessino

MMA Record - 3-0 College Wrestling Record - 105-43 45 pins High School: Was a three-time district champion…Won a regional championship and advanced to NJ states three-times…Two-time state placewinner…Career record of 145-22 with 98 falls….Was a three-time letterwinner in football. Personal: Son of Mike and Denise Dessino Favorite Place to…

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Ryan Gruhn

Read testimonials from Ryan's classes Here Certifications: Muay Thai - Full Instructor (TBA) Jeet Kune Do - Full Instructor Filipino Martial Arts - Full Instructor Dog Brothers Martial Arts - "Guro" / Full Dog Brother Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Four Stripe Brown Belt Combat Submission Wrestling - Certified Coach USA Boxing -…

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Jon Weaver

Started training martial arts in 1991. 3.5 years of Aikido, 8 years of Filipino Martial Arts, 7 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Currently teaches Filipino Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Submission Wrestling. Competed in Dog Brothers Gathering (2009), Beat the Crap Out of Cancer (2010 & 2011) & NAGA Competitions. Apprentice…

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