John has been been an instructor at Valley Fight Club since 2012. When starting is MMA career, he saw Muay Thai as a very functional style. His goal for his students is to learn technique, discipline, integrity and have a good foundation in Muay Thai. He feels this style of martial arts can be very applicable in many situations like self defense and can instill work ethic.
His martial arts influences include Matt Hughes, Anderson Silva and Brandon Vera.