BJJ / Kickboxing / Self-Defense
Wayne began his martial arts journey in 1992 under Martial Arts Hall of Fame instructor Sensei Chris Scura. In 1998, he received his Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do from Sensei Scura and went on to win 2 National Free Fight Championships.
Wayne’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training started with Grand Master (9th Degree Red Belt) Francisco Mansor at Kioto Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Sayville, NY. After reaching the rank of Blue Belt, he moved to train with former UFC World Champion Matt Serra. Wayne achieved his Black Belt in BJJ in 2016 under Professor Geoff Balme at Open Guard BJJ in Apex, NC..
For over 6 years, Wayne trained and taught for the Serra BJJ Academy and had the opportunity to train with several world champions including, Matt Serra, Nick Serra, Chris Weidman, Frankie Edgar, Renzo Gracie and dozens of current and former UFC fighters.