The General Manager of Integrated Martial Arts, Richard is the first point of contact for all new students interested in martial arts classes. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility, as well as all marketing initiatives for our martial arts school. Richard uses his 15+ years of business experience to make IMA a thriving community, while striving to embody IMA’s core values. An experienced martial artist, Richard is a Black Belt in Judo and holds rank in multiple arts disciplines including Aikido, Gojo-Ryu Karate, Krav Maga, and Ninjitsu. He is an active member of the IMA community, focusing primarily on the study of BJJ. In addition to his role at IMA, Richard manages the daily operations of CrossFit Prototype. He holds a CrossFit L-1 certificate and is a USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach. Outside of martial arts and CrossFit, Richard is pursuing his doctorate at Boston University in Education.