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Since opening Solarte BJJ in 2017, Jenn has offered a fun and engaged approach to teaching both adults and children. She is a brown belt under Rob Biernacki and Solarte BJJ is the premier U.S. affiliate of Rob’s academy, Island Top Team. Jenn has taught BJJ for nearly 10 years and trained in a number of martial arts before falling in love with Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. She is passionate about creating a quality training environment that is challenging, fun and supportive.
Hylyn (Casey) Hanmer is a black belt under Melissa Haueter and Combat Base Club. She’s been training since 2000, Rigan Machado lineage. She’s a retired long distance runner with MMA and personal training experience. Before moving to Sequim in 2022, Casey was a longtime instructor at Victory MMA and then Kainga Jiu Jitsu in the San Diego area. Her style of instruction is technical while being very fun and down-to-earth.