About Us

Jeff Boudreaux is an amazing instructor. Very detailed on the techniques. The atmosphere is very welcoming. I love training with this group. I highly recommend this academy.

Randall Miles (Student)

Our Instructors

Jeff Boudreaux

Owner/Head Instructor

Jeff is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt. He is a 3x Pan American Champion and a 2x World Championship medalist. He is an avid competitor who believes that a good Strength and Conditioning program is the basis of all athletics and the key too being successful.

He is a National Strength and Conditioning Association CPT with a background in Power Lifting and Olympic Lifting. Jeff is also a professional Mixed Martial Artist and has been the strength and conditioning coach for many top level fighters in organizations such as the IBJJF, UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator. Jeff has also trained many professional and collegiate athletes from the MLB, UBA, South Eastern Conference, Atlantic Coast Conference and the WWE. Jeff has experience training for film as well, having trained members of the SAG as well as the DGA. Jeff‘s background in collegiate sports and the U.S. Army has helped mold him into the Strength and Conditioning Specialist he is today.  Jeff is a no nonsense type of trainer who prides himself on getting a level of performance out of his clients that they did not know existed.

Ryne Pilcher

Ryne Pilcher

Kickboxing, Youth Program, and Assistant BJJ Instructor

Ryne is a Brown Belt under Professor Jeffery Boudreaux. He first found his passion for fitness in middle school when he was recognized as the first student to run a mile in under 6 minutes. That passion soon led him to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu just after graduating.

Coach Ryne has always enjoyed helping kids and quickly began assisting in our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals class as well as our youth Jiu-Jitsu program. He has coached our youth program for 6 years now. His demeanor and personality helps him relate to kids while capturing their attention so they can get the most out of every class. He has an incredible talent for relating to and teaching beginners & children, displaying patience and enthusiasm while breaking down techniques into easily understandable steps. Always enthusiastic, more than anything Ryne enjoys helping children and adults find the same joy of physical fitness that he’s found and encouraging them to become better versions of themselves.

Coach Ryne has also been coaching our Kickboxing program for almost 10 years now. His extremely high energy makes his classes infectious and exciting. He is a sticker for technique and makes sure you progresses each day both technically and physically towards your goals.

Elise Boudreaux

Elise Boudreaux

Nutritional Advisor & Program Developer | Kickboxing & Assistant BJJ Instructor

Elise, being a life long athlete in soccer, track and field, and CrossFit found Kickboxing 5 years ago. She immediately brought her passion for physical fitness and health into coaching Kickboxing. She has been coaching Kickboxing at Unit 2 for 2 years now and has brought her passion for high intensity training into coaching Kickboxing. Coach Elise can also counsel and help members put together a proper fitness regiment and nutrition plan.

Coach Elise is also a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has been training for 2 years now. She assists us in our BJJ Fundamentals class, our youth program, and our Women’s Only classes. She has accomplished quite a lot in 2 years:

  • 1st Place Last Vegas
  • 1st Place Atlanta Open
  • 1st Place Charlotte Open
  • 1st Place Portland Open
  • 3rd Place Foley Open

Her high energy keeps her able to focus on helping her students accomplish their goals and her own passion for developing her skills as a coach all while she finished up her degree at Georgia Tech University in Bio-medical Engineering and is currently finishing her Masters in Anesthesiology at Emory Medical School.

Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

Assistant Instructor

Richard is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. More bio coming soon.

Craig Shelton

Craig Shelton

Sales Staff and Assistant BJJ & Kickboxing Instructor

Craig is a Black Belt in BJJ under Professor Jeffery Boudreaux. More bio details coming soon.

Nick deKay

Nick deKay

Muay Thai Instructor

When Nick isn’t training or teaching, you can find him rock climbing, backpacking, racing cars or motorcycles professionally, or SCUBA diving.  Nick deKay is a professional stunt man in film and television and has been in 20 feature films and over 50 different TV show episodes.

He also is an active competitor in martial arts events including Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  He spent months in Thailand honing his Muay Thai skills and also fought professionally while there.

Nick holds a BA in management from Georgia State University and has been a Muay Thai trainer since 2006.


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185 Sams St, Suite A
Decatur, GA 30030

We are located in Decatur on Sam St, just off E College Ave & near the Talley Street Upper Elementary School.

  • 10,500 Sq Ft
  • 14-20 ft ceilings
  • Lots of natural light
  • UVC light system for cleaner air
  • Lounge/Seating Area
  • Free WiFi