Trainers


Nick
Nick Pasquarella
Head Instructor

Kids and Adult Striking, MMA, Jiu-Jitsu, Women’s Self Defense, and Extreme Cardio

  • Owner/Head Instructor of Southtowns MMA, established in 2009.
  • Trained together with Mike for over 25 years.
  • Nick began his martial arts career at a young age of 8.
  • Nick obtained his first black belt under Soke Gary Castanza at the age of 16. At the time he was the youngest student in the school to obtain a black belt.
  • Nick has been teaching martial arts to all ages since 1998.
  • Nick has many years of experience in various forms of martial arts including: Boxing, Kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Kempo, Tae Kwon Do, Arnis, Iado, Judo, Wrestling, as well as Self Defense.
  • Nick currently holds rank in Isshin-Ryu Karate, Kempo, and Jiu Jitsu.
Nick
Joe Duffy
Striking Coach

  • Began his Boxing experience in the 1980’s
  • Over 6.5 years of training in MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, and JKD under Coach Angel Ortiz
  • Studied Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling under Nick Pasquarella and Mike Bress
  • Striking coach at Southtowns MMA

Fighting Experience
Raging Wolf Fights
1. Raging Wolf V - October 2009
2. Raging Wolf IX - August 2010

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