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Golden State BJJ Instructors

Professor Dane Molina (left) and Professor Mike Farrell (right)

Professor Dane Molina

Dane has been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over 10 years and is a first degree black belt in the art. He received his black belt in 2014. He is a well known name in the BJJ scene and has achieved numerous accolades through competition. He has been teaching for over 8 years and has helped countless students in achieving their goals, both personally and in competition. Dane is committed to making his students better. He teaches a very technical, and detailed class that both beginners and experienced practitioners will benefit from. Born and raised in Torrance, Dane is very excited to share his knowledge and style of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in his hometown.

Notable tournament accolades: 

  • 2x Eddie Bravo Invitational Veteran

  • 2x Five Grappling Champion

  • 2x Naga Champion - Expert Division

  • Grapplers Quest Champion - Expert Division

  • 2x NABJJF Champion - Brown/Black Belt Division 

Professor Mike Farrell

Mike also holds a black belt in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been practicing the art for over 10 years. In 2017 he received his black belt. He has a real knack and passion for teaching kids. Mike has been working with kids for over 15 years starting with coaching youth sports in the City of Torrance and now teaching kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over 6 years. Like Dane, Mike was also born and raised in Torrance and is excited to provide a positive resource for people in the community. 

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