KENNY JOHNSON

Kenny Johnson

 

Age: 47

Height: 5’7”

Weight: 185

High School: Washington Park (Racine, WI) 1988

College: University of Iowa 1993

Club: BOLT Wrestling Club, Black House MMA

Overall Wrestling Record: 1268-89

MMA: 1-1

Jiu Jitsu: 79-4


 

Accomplishments

 

High School All-American

College All-American

Wrestled for Iowa under Dan Gable on Undefeated National and Big 10 Championship Teams

Trained for 7 Olympic Games

USA Wrestling NECP Gold Level Certified Coach (1 of only 40 people in the world)

Coached for 4 seasons At Northwestern University while training for the 1996 Olympics

Resident Athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center 1997-2000

Brown Belt in Jiu Jitsu under Rigan Machado and Ricardo Arrivabenne

(Gi and No-Gi ) Pan Am, National and World Champion

Resident Wrestling Coach at Black House

Wrestling Coach on Season 8 of The Ultimate Fighter (Noguiera vs Mir)

Wrestling Coach on Season 2 of The Ultimate Fighter (Brazil) (Werdum vs Noguiera)

Wrestling Coach on Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter (Latin America) (Werdum vs Velasquez)

Wrestling Coach on Season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter (Brazil) (Anderson Silva vs Shogun)

Creator of the BOLT Wrestling



 

Instructors / Coaches

 

Dan Gable - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)

Kevin Jackson - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)

Bruce Burnett -  (Olympic Team Coach)

Steve Fraser - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)

Dave Schultz - Wrestling (Olympic and World Champion)

Andy Rein - (Olympic Champion)

John Azvedo - (Olympic Champion)

Andrew Fenderson (High School Coach

Steve Case (High School Coach)

Lyle Schubel (High Scool Coach)

Sergei Belaglazov - Wrestling (Olympic Champion)

Rigan Machado - Jiu Jitsu (World Champion Considered the Greatest Jiu Jitsu Athlete ever)

Ricardo Arrivabene - 3rd Degree Black Belt

Marco Barbosa – Top BJJ Instructor in the world

Brian Popejoy - Muay Thai (World Champion)

Danny Inosanto - (Martial Arts Legend and Bruce Lee’s Coach)

Marv Marinovich - (Top Strength and Conditioning coach in the world)

Troll Subin - (Top Strength and Conditioning coach in the world)

Rafael Cordeiro - #1 Muay Thai/Striking Coach in the world

Fabio Gurgel -  Fouder of Alliance Jiu Jitsu

Daniel Woirin – Muay Thai

Cobrinha –World & ADCC Champion



 

Wrestling

 

I was a resident athlete at the United States Olympic Training and have trained with or coached with almost every Olympic, World and National Champion from the U.S. in the past Thirty years.

 

I trained for 7 Olympics Games.

 

Students

 

I started working with Fighters in the early ‘90’s when MMA was first taking off in the U.S.

I have trained some of the greatest fighters that have ever lived including:

 

BJ Penn (UFC Champion, World BJJ Champion)

Anderson Silva (UFC Champion)

Rodrigo Noguiera (UFC & Pride Champion)

* Wrestling Coach - Team Noguiera on The Ultimate Fighter Season 8

Dan Henderson (Pride Champion, 2x US Olympian)

Fabricio Werdum (Strikeforce Champion)

Lyoto Machida (UFC Champion)

Rich Franklin (UFC Champion)

Shogun (Pride Champion, UFC Champion)

Ninja

Matt Linland (Olympic Silver Medalist)

Robert Drysdale (ADCC Champion, BJJ World Champion)

Rapheal Feijo (Strike Force Champion)

Andre Galvao (BJJ World Champion)

Jacare (BJJ World Champion, Strike Force Champion)

Bibiano (BJJ World Champion, Dream Lightweight Champion)

Lucas Leite (BJJ World Champion)

Leo Vieira (BJJ World Champion)

Eduardo Pamplona

Paul Daley

Dan Hardy

Ryan Bader (TUF Season 8 Champion)

Efrain Escadero (TUF Season 8 Champion)

Benson Henderson (UFC and WEC Lightweight Champion)

Jose Aldo (UFC and WEC Featherweight Champion)

Junior Dos Santos (UFC Heavyweight Champion)

Rafael Dos Anjos (Lightweight UFC Champion)

Melvin Manhoef

Andre Winner

Dean Amasinger

Vitor Belfort (UFC Champion)

Wandelei Silva (Pride Champion)

Roger Gracie (ADCC Champion, BJJ World Champion)

Victor Estima

Romulo Barral

Cobrinha (BJJ World and ADCC Champion)

Babalu

Pedapano (BJJ World Champion)

Tiago Alves

Luanna Alzuguir (BJJ 4x World Champion)

Alan Jouban

Tarec Saffadine (Strike Force Champion)

Pedro Munhoz

James Moontasari

Kevin Casey




 

BJJ Accomplishments


 

1st OTM Submission Grappling Tournament - 2006 – Long Beach, CA

1st OTM Submission Grappling Tournament - 2006 *Absolute Tournament – Long Beach, CA

1st Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2007 – White Belt

2nd  Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2007 – White Belt

1st  No-Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2007 – White Belt

1st Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2008 – Blue Belt

1st  No-Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2008 – Blue Belt

1st Gi Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2009 – Blue Belt

1st Gi National Jiu Jitsu Championships 2009 – Blue Belt

3rd  Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2010 – Blue Belt

1st Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2012 – Purple Belt

1st  Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2012 – Purple Belt

1st  No-Gi World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2012 – Purple Belt

2nd  Gi Pan-American Jiu Jitsu Championships 2013 – Brown Belt

1st  Gi  Masters World Jiu Jitsu Championships 2014 – Brown Belt

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