The Lighthouse Academy

The Lighthouse Academy

Experience the thrill of MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu events, where our fitness business hosts exciting competitions that showcase skill, dedication, and the true spirit of martial arts.


The Lighthouse Academy has always been well-known for hosting events and podcasts. We provide a hub for tournaments, seminars, and exciting showcases, offering a platform for athletes and enthusiasts to come together, learn, and celebrate their passion. Stay tuned for an action-packed schedule of events that will bring our fitness community to life like never before.

Below are a few of the events we had in the last quarter of 2023 at our facility in Big Bear, CA as well as links to The Lighthouse Academy podcast.

PODCAST - Jimmy Tat

In the upcoming episode of my podcast, I am thrilled to feature Jimmy Tat as our special guest. With his wealth of experience and unique perspective in Jiu-Jitsu, Jimmy brings a refreshing and engaging dynamic to the conversation that is sure to captivate and inspire our listeners.

PODCAST - Kate Buttino

Kate Buttino, a remarkable individual with a profound understanding of martial arts, will be joining us on the next episode of my podcast. As a seasoned practitioner and advocate for self-defense, Kate seamlessly blends her expertise with a passion for empowering others, promising an enlightening discussion on the transformative power of martial arts in both physical and mental well-being.

Steve Kozola

Steven Kozola is a highly accomplished mixed martial artist known for his explosive striking and grappling skills. With an impressive professional record, he has carved a reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the world of MMA. Kozola’s dedication to his craft and his ability to execute devastating techniques have earned him a well-deserved place among the elite fighters in the sport.

Sensei Vega

Sensei Vega is a highly respected mixed martial artist renowned for his unparalleled skill and dedication to the sport. With a wealth of experience in various disciplines, he has earned a reputation as a true martial arts virtuoso. Sensei Vega’s expertise and passion inspire students and fellow fighters alike, making him a standout figure in the world of mixed martial arts.

Master Franjinha Miller

Prepare for an extraordinary experience as Master Franjinha Miller, a seasoned and revered figure in the MMA world, graces our studio with his expertise. Join us for an exclusive training session led by Master Franjinha, where his wealth of knowledge and unparalleled skills will elevate your MMA game to new heights, creating an unforgettable learning opportunity for all enthusiasts and practitioners.

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