At Prevail, we pride ourselves on having authentic and genuine lineages that are not only broad, but deep as well. We bring a diverse set of influences and a far reaching network of relationships. together under the same roof. The teachers listed below are core teachers of Sensei Richard as well as regular contributors to the curriculum at Prevail.
kickboxing, kempo, integrated arts
Master Instructor Terry Dow is a staple of the New England martial arts community and host of the annual Martial Arts Symposium. Among his many degrees, he is a 7th Degree “Superfoot System” black belt and 5th Degree Kempo black belt. He operates The Training Station in Manchester NH.
Checkmate JuJitsu, Integrated Arts
Master Instructor Leigh Rossi is the owner and head instructor at CheckMate Martial Arts in Manchester, NH. He holds 5th Degree Black Belts in JuJitsu under Prof. Dave Castoldi, JuJitsu America, and Small Cirlce JuJitsu. He teaches a dynamic blend of arts forcused on self defense and defensive tactics.
Kickboxing, MMA, Self Defense, Integrated Arts
Shihan Rick Alford owns and runs Defensive Edge in Wakefield, Mass. He is a truly ecclectic modern martial artist with multiple 5th degree rankings, inlcuding Joe Lewis Fighting Systems, Small Circle JuJitsu, and Lysak’s iCAT self defense systems.
Kru john johnston
Kru John Johnston is one of the most accomplished MMA fighters and teachers in New England. A long time student of Kru Mark DellaGrotte and Team Sityodtong as well as coach and trainer of UFC fighters, he retired from MMA undefeated as the CES Heavyweight Champion. He now owns and runs Ironclad Martial Arts in Wilmington, MA.