Enrique Muniz was born in Mexico City, Mexico . A byproduct of a broken home, he sought out martial arts as a way of coping with a negative family environment and as a way to change his life. He started martial arts at age 15 in the Polinesyan Martial Arts. From there he moved on to train at the IMB Academy Mexico City under Guro Jerry Arrechea where he learned Filipino stick/knife fighting, Muay Thai and Jiu jitsu/grappling. There he fell in love with Jiu-Jitsu, which has been his passion and lifestyle ever since.
He has trained at renowned academies such as Alliance, CheckMat, Marcelo Garcia Academy, Gracie Barra, under many Jiu jitsu greats and World Champions.
Enrique is a black belt and trains at M-Theory Martial Arts under Professor Ishmael Bentley of the Pedro Sauer Team. He has also competed at a high level, having won several national and state tournaments.
-2018 Fight2Win Pro 78 winner brown belt main event
-2018 IBJJF PanAms 3rd place masters 3 brown belt
-2017 Fight2Win Pro 50 winner brown belt 175 lbs
-2010 IBJJF PanAms 3rd place masters 2 purple belt
-2010 NAGA Chicago 2nd place masters purple belt
-2007 NAGA Chicago 1st place adult blue belt
-2007 NAGA Chicago 1st place masters blue belt
-2006 NAGA Chicago 3rd place gi blue belt
-2006 NAGA Chicago 3rd place no gi intermediate
Assistant Coach Nik Seu
A native of Honolulu, Nik began his BJJ journey in 2009 while attending college at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, and received his brown belt in 2019 from Edmund Li ( Sapateiro Bjj), a Nova Uniao black belt. In 2017, Nik moved to Minneapolis to attend the University of Minnesota, and started training at Southside BJJ. It was here that he discovered his passion for teaching as a way to not only empower others but also as a way to give back to an artform that has taught him so much throughout life. Nik recently graduated with his Masters in Security Technologies in 2018 and now works full time for a local security consulting agency here in the Twin Cities. Nik brings with him years of life experience and BJJ techniques, and can relate to students from the university looking to train as well as longtime learners of BJJ looking to get back into the sport.