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Jesse Cordova

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  • Brown Belt 3 Stripe

Meet Coach Jesse Cordova - A Martial Arts Enthusiast and Dedicated Public Servant

Introducing Our Chief Instructor at Calvert MMA - Coach Jesse Cordova: A Fusion of Martial Mastery and Service Dedication

At the heart of Calvert MMA stands Coach Jesse Cordova, a figure synonymous with both martial arts excellence and an unwavering commitment to service. His journey through the realms of law enforcement at various levels - local, state, and federal - over more than twenty years, has been marked by a dedication that mirrors his passion for martial arts.

As a valiant Army combat veteran who served in OIF 1, Jesse's patriotism and resilience shine through in all his pursuits. His martial arts voyage, particularly in Jiu-Jitsu since 2014, has seen him ascend to the prestigious rank of Relson Gracie Brown Belt, a testament to his enduring dedication and mastery over years.

At Calvert MMA, Jesse's role transcends that of an instructor; he is a pivotal figure shaping the academy's ethos and enhancing its training programs. His expertise spans both gi and nogi Jiu-Jitsu, making his sessions a source of deep learning and enthusiasm for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu aficionados.

Jesse's repertoire extends beyond martial arts. As an adept instructor in firearms and Defensive Tactics (DT) tactics, he ensures a well-rounded development for his students, combining physical prowess with strategic acumen. His track record of success in regional competitions across Louisiana, Mississippi, and Maryland underscores his martial expertise.

With a keen focus on safety, Jesse also imparts crucial life-saving skills as a CPR/First Aid Instructor. His continuous quest for knowledge is evident in his upcoming certification as a Krav Maga LEO instructor, promising to add another dimension to his already impressive skill set.

Step into a world where martial arts is more than just skill acquisition; it's an immersive experience that shapes character and spirit. Under Coach Jesse's leadership at Calvert MMA, students are not just learning techniques; they are becoming part of an esteemed lineage and a community that values growth, resilience, and camaraderie. Join us to embark on a transformative journey with a mentor who embodies the true essence of martial arts and dedicated service.