Meet the Instructors
Blake Grice, Owner & Founder
With over 20 years martial arts experience, Blake is a Muay Thai instructor under Arjan Scott Hicks (Sit Quan Tong Muay Thai). Blake has been active in the Mixed Martial Arts/Muay Thai scene since 2000. In addition to having a dozen fights himself, he is one of the top MMA and Muay Thai referees in the world.
Blake is a 3x Ironman Finisher and a 3x Ironman 70.3 finisher.
Blake is an ABC Referee and Judge Trainer.
Alex Ninan, BJJ Coach
Alex has been studying BJJ under Alliance black belt Rafael Rosendo Dos Santos for over 8 years. Alex earned his BJJ black belt from Rafa in 2017 and leads all of ECMMA's Jiu-Jitsu classes for kids and adults. Alex travels with all BJJ competitors and also corners our MMA fighters. Alex is a world class grappler and has built an amazing program here in Anderson, SC.
Crossfit Level 1 trainer and active EMT for the Electric City. Jackie Dillon runs our Saturday classes!
A member of 10 years, Ben coaches all of the kids Muay Thai classes and leads our beginner adult Muay Thai program. Ben was promoted by Arjan Scott Hicks in 2021.
Logan has lived in Anderson his entire life. He’s been doing CrossFit for over 5 years and has been coaching for 2 and a half with a CF-L1 and a USAW-L1.