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Team JesusStrong

JesusStrong Martial Arts; Budo/Bujutsu. Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, K1 Kickboxing, Grappling (Sambo, Judo), Kobudo; Kenjutsu, Kendo, KickFit, and Kali/Escrima.



Renshi/Shidoin Chris Sackett 

4th Degree Black Belt

Yeshua-Do Budo/Bujutsu

Head Sensei

Board Director for Yeshua-Do

Renshi/Shidoin Chris Sackett has trained in the martial arts for 36 years in Budo/Bujutsu, American Kenpo, Washin-Ryu, Full Contact Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, MIxed Martial Arts, Tai Chi, and other styles. He trained in American Kenpo Karate in the late 80's and early 90's under Kyoshi Steve Lavallee and Sensei Jeff Iannuzzo at Lavallee’s Sport Karate Studio. In the 90's he trained in Washin-Ryu under Sensei John "Terry" Mulhauser. During the late 80’s and early 90’s, Chris grew in experience as a tournament fighter and amateur kickboxer participating in several local and regional tournaments. In the early 2000's, Chris worked in professional wrestling and continued training at the Old School Dojo under Marc Mandrake and at the Tyger's Den under Tyger Smith; sharpening his grappling (SAMBO) and kick boxing skills as well as adding elements of taekwondo and Muay Thai, while working in the independent wrestling scene throughout Buffalo and Rochester NY, and in Canada (2001 to 2007).  He has also attended and trained in many clinics including clinic training with Ernie Reyes Sr. and Ernie Reyes Jr.. Chris is a member and Board Director of the Christian Martial Arts Association International; Yeshua-Do. He continues to receive training and mentorship under Kaiso Vitold Jordan and Hanshi Stuart Gray.

Renshi Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Leadership and Ministry from Ohio Christian University and was affirmed a Pastor in 2012.  He also serves as the Provost Marshal General for the Supremus Militum Britannic Holy Order of the Knights Templar of the United States and Canada.

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Sensei Caitlin Phillips
1st Degree Black Belt
Yeshua-Do Budo/Bujutsu
U.S. Army Private
"Baby Stamp"

"Baby Stamp" Caitlin Phillips began training in kickboxing as a teenager before coming to JSMA; joining as an instructor for the A.M.P. Kickfit program. Her experience in American Kickboxing advanced her training in Budo/Bujutsu and Muay Thai. She quickly rose in the ranks, training 5 to 6 days a week, becoming the first Certified Black Belt Graduate under Renshi Chris Sackett. She spent some time away joining the ranks of the United States Army but a medical discharge saw her return to JSMA. Now more focused than ever - she competes outside the dojo in K1 Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA looking to one day go Pro!

Sensei Caitlin is also a Knighted Dame under the Supremus Militum Britannic Holy Order of the Knights Templar of the United States and Canada.
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Caitlin Phillips - Certificate of Member
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Coach Glen Britton
Fight Team Training Coach

1st Degree Black Belt

1st Degree Black Belt
Yeshua-Do Budo/Bujutsu
Green Belt - GoJu-Ryu
Purple Belt - Isshin-Ryu
U.S, Airforce Veteran Operation Desert Storm
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Sempai Hunter Sackett
"The Mighty Chihuahua"
Junior Apprentice
Apprentice Black Belt 
Yeshua-Do Budo/Bujutsu

American Kenpo
Sambo (Grappling)
Miss Becky Sackett
Support Services
Travel Logistics 
Assistant Coach/Chaperone
for the JSMA Templar 
Fight Team
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