Bay Area Boxing Instructors

Take a look at our instructors:

Ali Nabipour- Instructional/Bayfit Boxing

Ali has trained in Western Style Boxing for the last 10 years or so. He has trained primarily under Oscar Rivadeneira at HitFitSf where he has amassed quite the boxing repertoire. If you are looking to get a killer workout with detailed instruction regarding boxing mechanics, Ali is your man! He teaches every Tuesday at 6:15pm and you can catch him teaching the instructional boxing as well.  [Read more…]

Mauricio Magdaleno- Bayfit Boxing

Mauricio started as a member of the Boxing/Muay Thai program at Bay Area Boxing in 2015. Since then he has won multiple amateur Muay Thai matches and he hopes to transition to MMA and fight before the end of 2019. He has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all combat sports and you can catch him at the gym teaching one of our Bayfit Boxing classes or sharpening his own skills.
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Gavin Chase-Beginner BJJ Instructor

Gavin has been a member of Bay Area Boxing since 2013. From his journey from white belt to brown belt, he has been one of the most committed members of the gym and obtained a wealth of knowledge on the mats. When he’s not teaching, he’s training for the next BJJ tournament! You can catch Gavin teaching the beginner Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class every Monday and Wednesday at 4.

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Nick Cody – General Manager, Beginner BJJ, Crossfit

Nick started training at Bay Area Boxing when it first opened in 2010. He began in BJJ and after a few years started Muy Thai where he fell in love with the “Art of Eight Limbs”. With his amateur Muy Thai and MMA competition experience, Nick brings an intense and high level of energy to all of the classes he teaches. You can find him at the gym Monday through Friday where he can assist with any questions you might have, whether it’s about the facility, classes, or pricing. You can also catch him teaching the beginner BJJ and crossfit classes daily! [Read more…]

Jake Tipton – Assistant Manager

Jake holds the rank of blue belt in BJJ under Brian Fernandez and has been training Muay Thai under Daniel Agid.

Come in Saturday and Sunday and talk to Jake about signing up and knock the boring out of your fitness routine!

Jake is also an assistant manager and part of our sales staff.

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Olivia Valencia – BayFit Boxing

Olivia specializes in group training and high intense cardio and resistance training workouts. She also teaches at our sister gym, Bay MMA & Fitness in Hayward, where she has continued to add combat fighting skills to her repertoire.

Come take one of Olivias no nonsense classes every Thursday at 5:15pm!
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Tenshow Streets – BayFit Boxing & Kickboxing

Tenshow started his path to Muay Thai at Bay Area Boxing in Belmont when we first opened in 2010. Fresh out of high school, Tenshow moved to San Luis Obispo to attend Cal-Poly. During his time in SLO he refined his skills at Elite Muy Thai/Paragon BJJ. He quickly rose up through the ranks in the CA Muay Thai circuit where he obtained an amateur title, boasting a record of 5-1. You can find Tenshow teaching the Saturday kickboxing classes every weekend!  [Read more…]

Israel Rodriguez – BayFit Boxing

Israel has over 7 plus years of boxing/kickboxing/MMA experience with two amateur wins in MMA. He has trained all over California, from the East Bay to So-Cal and now here in the Peninsula. With his unique style in boxing and kickboxing and restless grinding wrestling Izzy should have a bright future in MMA. Come down and try his high-energy class, he will be there with you every possible moment to make sure you have the motivation you need to get through your workout! Izzy teaches every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 6:15 am. [Read more…]

Alexey Bulankov – Head Boxing instructor

With 15+ years in European style Boxing Alexey specializes in teaching basic boxing techniques and boxing conditioning.

Come check out one his classes every Monday and Wednesday night 7:45 pm and Saturdays at 10am!

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Angela Lou – BayFit Boxing

Angela started Kickboxing in 2013 and soon added Western Style boxing and TRX to her repertoire of training.

As a certified group class and kettlebell instructor Angela brings a high level of love and passion to her classes. Come check out one of her high paced intense boxing classes every Thursday at 5:15 pm! [Read more…]

Jake Deiaco – General Manager/ Head BayFit CrossTrain instructor

Jake DeIaco grew up in Tucson, AZ and moved to California in 2007. Jake developed a passion for fitness at a young age and since has made a career in fitness sales, management and personal training. Jake has managed some of the top fight and fitness clubs nationwide and looks to continue his passion here at Bay Area Boxing. Mr. DeIaco is dedicated to providing a fun and safe environment for people of all fitness levels to train Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA and Jiu-Jitsu. If you are interested in more info on our staff or instructors give us a call at (650)520-8113. [Read more…]

Brian Fernandez – Head Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu instructor

Brian was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been training martial arts for the last 20+ years. In 1994, Brian Received a black belt in Judo from Willy Cahill. After many years of training and competition Brian added a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu to his resume under Ralph Gracie in 2007. Now retired from competition, Brian looks to further his love of BJJ as the head instructor at Bay Area Boxing. His classes are 1 ½ hours long and consist of BJJ warm ups, technique and full contact sparring. Being a black belt in Jiu Jitsu Brian can belt our students up to his ranking. [Read more…]