Orange County Fight Club

Orange County Fight Club is dedicated to inspiring and uplifting our students through discipline and creativity. Formed by 4 best friends and long-time training partners, Orange County Fight Club cares about the greater Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai and martial arts community. We understand that this community is what helps all students and practitioners grow and develop together. Our aim is to have everyone in that community push one another to greater heights of their own individual potential. Nothing is more important to us than the well-being and continued growth of our students.


Dedicated Instructors

Professor Mike

Professor Mike is a U.S. Army Infantry veteran, he served in multiple campaigns in his career and is the recipient of the highly coveted Combat Infantry Badge & other decorations. He served in the USAF Security forces. He started training in 2013 and received his Black Belt from Professor Brian Schutzer in 2021. Mike has competed and medaled in some of the most prestigious tournaments such as ADCC, Abu Dhabi World Pro and IBJJF. Mike is also a former law enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor with a NYS Methods of Instruction certification, certified ASP©️ and has instructed nearly 10,000 law enforcement officers and military from various agencies.

Professor Stephan

Receiving his Black Belt in 2021 from Professor Brian Schutzer, Professor Stephan is an experienced instructor who has been teaching Jiu Jitsu since he was a blue belt in 2013. He has always pursued deeper knowledge and different styles of training. Through traveling and learning from many instructors and training with many prominent people in both the MMA and Jiu Jitsu community, he has experience with a ton of different and high level styles of grappling. He brings a very dynamic and versatile style to the academy that will encourage a lot of creativity in your own game.

Professor Brian

Receiving his Black Belt in 2015, our instructor Brian Schutzer has a wealth of knowledge in the sport of Jiu Jitsu. With over 20 years of experience, he has a deep and sophisticated comprehension of the martial art. He has learned from many instructors over his course of training and this is what has helped to forge and sharpen his understanding of Jiu Jitsu. Professor Brian brings a strong and consistent level of knowledge to the academy that will help your own understanding grow!

Coach Gabriel

Gabriel Salas has been studying the art of Muay Thai Kickboxing since 2015. He received his instructor rank from mixed martial arts and Chute Boxe legend Luis Azerado. Gabe places a strong emphasis on precise striking technique as well as intense physical conditioning. From overcoming severe obesity in his late teens and going on to step into the cage later in his life, he’s had a personal journey that can relate to many and motivate anyone. Whether you’re an aspiring fighter or you’re just trying to attain your personal fitness goals, Gabe will be a great instructor for you.