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Spero’s Martial Arts Academy

Train like a martial arts warrior at our school.

Spero’s Martial Arts Academy Kids Martial Arts classes are the most amazing tool to prepare students to be their best in life and invest in your child’s bright future. The benefits of Martial Arts and Fitness classes are endless. From confidence and self-esteem to discipline and empowerment, whether you’re enjoying our Kids Martial Arts classes or our Adult programs, you’ll start seeing improvement in mind, body, and spirit in only a few short classes.

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Chief Instructor is Master David Spero

Learn from the best Spero’s Martial Arts Academy instructors in the Plaistow area who are dedicated to providing a stable, family environment where you can excel in your personal goals and find a varied and supportive community. Whether your plan is to compete, lose weight, meet new like-minded people or increase your day-to-day life, we will help you get there faster than you ever thought possible while having fun doing it!

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The benefits of Martial Arts and Fitness classes are endless. From confidence and self-esteem to discipline and empowerment, whether you’re enjoying our Kids Martial Arts classes or our Adult programs, you’ll start seeing improvement in mind, body, and spirit in only a few short classes.

Q About Owner/Head Instructor

Dave has been involved in Martial Arts for over 26 years. First enrolling in Karate at age 15, Dave progressed to Jeet Kune Do, and then Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Dave is currently a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Daniel Gazoni (Brazilian Top Team) and a certified Kru under the tutelage of Ajarn Nelson Siyavong. Some of Dave’s past achievements are:

2011 Grapplers Quest World Championship Division Winner No-Gi
2011 Grapplers Quest World Championship Absolute 3rd Place
2011 Grapplers Quest Boston 1st Place Division No-Gi
2011 Grapplers Quest Boston 3rd Place Absolute
2010-2019 6-2 MMA Record
2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt under Professors Daniel Gazoni and Joao Amaral at Brazilian Top Team
2017 Achieved level 1 Kru Muy Thai Coach Ajarn Nelson Siyavong
2019 170 lb. Combat Zone MMA Champion
2019 #1 Ranked NH 170 MMA Competitor (#3 in New England)
At the age of 29, Dave successfully established a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program at Keene State University (the first of its kind), and had overseen it for 3 years. In 2009, Dave tried out and was selected for the Premier Martial Arts National Fight Team.

Dave has studied under or trained with many great Martial Artists including, UFC fighters, Murillo Bustamante, John Howard, B.J. Penn, Jim Miller, Rafaello Oliveira, Rousimar Palhares, as well as Renzo Gracie, Rafael Correa, Roberto Correa, Takeo Tani, Caio Terra, Jeff Jimmo, Dave Ginsberg, Roberto Maia, Abmar Barbosa.

Q About BJJ Program

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Q About Kids Program

Spero’s Martial Arts Academy’s Kids Martial Arts classes are the most amazing tool to prepare students to be their best in life and invest in your child’s bright future.

Q About Brazilian Top Team

Brazilian Top Team is a world renowned name in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the sport of MMA. The team and its coaches have helped pioneer BJJ and MMA into the forefront of combat sports.

BTT Boston is the first Brazilian Top Team in the United States. The academy offers a variety of classes ranging from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Muay Thai. The program is directed by head coach and instructor Daniel Gazoni. Professor João Amaral ( Brazilian Top Team Boca Raton ), 5th degree black belt and Prof. Daniel, a 4th-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu opened BTT Boston in 2003.

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