Meet the Instructors
My Nguyen is a founder and head Judo instructor at SJJA. She has more than 20 years of teaching Judo for beginners and competitors. She can build you as a Judo champs.
She was issued her 4th degree black belt by USA Judo in 2020, and she became a Judo champion at 17 years old in VIetnam in 1985. She is a National Judo Coach, local and national Judo referee. In addition, she is also training Bjj under Professor Marcio Moreira and Vinicuis Draxcler, in which she has earn blue belt. She currently has won GOLD medal at Golden State Vii Gi, silver medal at Golden State Vi Gi, and Silver medal at Pacific Cup Gi.
Nancy Nguyen, trained Judo at SjjA since she was 5. She is an electrical engineer 2nd year at SJSU and she is training Judo there. She earned black belt 2nd degree. She is a Judo National/International Champs. She has more than 15 years of Judo competition experience. Her medals are uncountable! She has her own amazing takedown techniques that you can benefit from her class!
More than that, she is also a coach and a referee for local and national Judo tournaments. She is teaching judo for competitors at SjjA.
Andrew Mukai, trained Judo at Steveston Judo Club, Vancouver, Canada. He is the 3rd generation judo black belt. He earned black belt in 1994.
2001, he earned bronze at 81kg Canadian Senior Nationals; At Judo BC Athletic of the year; at Pac Rim Championship Los Angeles-5th.
2000, He earned silver- 81kg Pana Nikkei Games Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1997, Judo Exchange Program Tokai Univerisity, Japan.
1995, 1996, He had 2 times won silvers at Canada Junior Men Nationals.
NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program-Canada- Level 2 Judo Coach.
Vinicius Draxcler, is a professor of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He was born and raised in Rio De Janeiro. He earned 2nd degree black belt under Gordo Jiu-jitsu. He masters the performance and efficiency on mat/ground work. His Bjj techniques are amazing. He has his own dynamic Bjj that suitable for everyone can train and every level can get benefits.
Besides, he also teaches Muay Thai, Kick Boxing and Conditioning classes. Especially, he has open Women Self defense class for women to workout. He would like to serve the people who come and train at SJJA.
Special, He also has class for special kids. Please give him a call to schedule the class!