Joshua Pike is a brown belt under Tony Passos. He began training Jiu-Jitsu at the age of thirteen. Josh’s little sister wanted to try Jiu-Jitsu so he and his brothers accompanied her so she would not be alone. Josh loves being able to see the joy that students experience while they are learning.
Below are the most recent competitions Josh has competed and placed in:
- 2016 IBJJF Atlanta Winter Open – 1st Place
- 2015 IBJJF Seattle Open – 1st Place
- 2013 IBJJF New York Open – 3rd Place
- 2011 IBJJF New York Open – 2nd Place
- 2009 IBJJF World Championships – 3rd Place
Josh began teaching in the fall of 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania while attending school at Penn State University. He realized quickly that he had a passion to help others grow and succeed in life through Jiu-Jitsu. Josh loves to train Jiu-Jitsu because “it can allow us to achieve anything in life.” Josh recently graduated with a degree in kinesiology and wishes to continue training to become a World Champion while attending graduate school.