Nathan is a brown belt in Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under David Terrell. He has trained with David since 2001, as well as some of the best in the world such as: Cesar Gracie, Nick & Nate Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Jake Shields. It was at Cesar’s academy in Concord he was given the nickname “Nasty” Nate.
He has had many accomplishments throughout his grappling career. He is an All-American Collegiate Wrestler and a 2x Grappler’s Quest Advanced Division Champion, with some of his victories being over Brandon Vera, Keith Jardine, Brandon Ruiz, David Branch and Marvin Eastman. His passion for the sport of MMA (mixed martial arts) and his love for Jiu-Jitsu led him to open Mendo Combat Club in Ukiah, CA.
We offer classes for men, women and children. Each program offered promotes and encourages respect for others, self-control, encouragement in reaching personal goals, self-discipline and building good character & integrity in each student.