Marcus Hicks is a Mixed Martial Artist with over 15 years experience in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Boxing, Wrestling, Muay Thai and all aspects of strength and conditioning training. He has successfully competed at the highest levels of the sport. He is a world champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as a professional boxer, who as fought on the some of the world’s largest stages, such as, Madison Square Garden.
I love helping people reach there goal and giving them the confidence to know they can protect themselves in any situation
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
All new students are evaluated to determine their fitness and skill level. We always start with a solid foundation & build from there.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I'm a 2nd Degree Black Belt in JiuJitsu. I am also a professional boxer and MMA fighter. I competed for the WEC at the highest levels & won the Dallas Golden Gloves Open Division. I am also certified to teach Muay Thai, wrestling, strength & conditioning and self defense.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
Prices vary on a several factors:
1) Art being taught
2) length of lesson
3) number of sessions purchased
How did you get started teaching?
I got started in jiujitsu to learn self defense for myself & my daughter. My only goal was for her to be able to protect herself in any situation.
What types of students have you worked with?
I've trained students from all walks of life and all ages.
1) children with ADHD & autism
2) moms getting back into shape after giving birth
3) fighters who need help making weight
4) strength & conditioning for professional athletes
5) older adults with Alzheimer's & parkinsons
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
I'd say find someone that cares and that wants to help you improve, not just make money.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
What are your goals?
Does the person have a proven record with people in your situation ?