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About Us

André Simões

BJJ Black Belt Professor


Professor André Simões comes to us from the world renown Barbosa BJJ in Sao Paulo Brazil. He has competed successfully on world championship levels and is considered one of New England's top competitors. 

“The physical, mental and spritual well- being of our students on and off the mats is our number one priority."


Micheal Varner

Owner of MAXX Training Center.

gary Lorimer

Cardio Combat / S&C Coach


Gary studied strength and conditioning and now uses what he learned in conjunction with his passion for combat sports and martial arts resulting in some of the best functional  training regiments on the South Shore. 

Joe Nho

BJJ Purple Belt Coach

Joe is an active BJJ competitor and coach. Joe has successful competed many international and pro competitions around the North East. Joe is one of the head coaches for our children's BJJ program MAXX Monsters

Michael Varner

Head Coach


Rank 39th in the world (IBJJF) in his class, Mike is a former pro boxer, MMA Welterwieght World Champion (CFFC) and a former deputy boxing commisioner. Mike's overseas all programs at Maxx Training Center

rUssell Burns

MuayThai/Kickboxing Coach


Russ bring high energy drills and techniques that sharpen our striking skills. Russ also practices the ancient art of Muay Boran. 

OUR MISSION

TO provide a professional, safe, clean and fun environment in which we can push our mind and body to our fullest potential 

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Mike Cappiello

Head Boxing Coach
Mike "Little Rock" Cappiello is a former pro boxer who finished off his career with a record 33-13, 13 KO's. Mike comes from the family lineage of the great Rocky Marciano and continues the boxing legacy today.