Wayne Spinola

Wayne Spinola


Wayne Spinola

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 also has Black Belts in American Kempo and Japanese Jiu Jitsu under 7th Degree Black Belt Robert Hansen, and trained in various other martial art disciplines including:

Boxing – with legendary boxing trainer and cut man Al Gavin at Westbury Boxing.

Kickboxing – with 3 time world champion Bobby Campbell at Campbell Kickboxing.

Muay Thai – with Doug Cota at the Evolution Combat Club. Doug is a WMTC certified Muay Thai instructor, a USA Boxing certified coach.

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.