about lin hughs
Owner of Sinister BJJ
Lin started his BJJ journey in 2009 at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Certified Training Center where he trained in boxing, muay thai, Gi and No Gi. In 2011 he earned his Blue Belt from World Champion Alfred Tompkins from Gracie Barra. In 2014 he earned his Purple Belt followed by 2015 receiving his Brown belt both from Professor Sean Cooper at Cooper MMA. In addition to boxing, muay thai, Gi, and No Gi, Lin also trains in Judo with Chad Haas of Haas Judo and teaches Basic BJJ classes. Lin has also been an assistant coach for the UT Police dept cadet training, an assistant coach to a few women technical self defense courses, and the owner of atxbjjboard.com a local Austin based community board for Jiu Jitsu.
Beside running Sinister BJJ Lin is a full time sponsored BJJ athlete as well as an active competitor. Leading by example and never asking anyone to do what he hasnt already done.
As a competitor he has done many tournaments throughout his different belt levels. Including ADCC Pro Trials, IBJJF, F2W and many others. Being a Professional Sponsored athlete by doing many PRO BJJ Submission Only doing Submission Hunter and Fight 2 Win Pro promotions. At this moment holds a 3 - 0 record with F2W PRO and gaining Submission of the night. Each day is another day to get ready for the next tournament or Pro BJJ fight for himself and his squad members.
To this day, Lin continues his training in many areas of martial arts to not only improve his own knowledge, but to help others to do the same. He has currently attended seminars from the following people: Grand Master Royce Gracie, Master Cleber Luciano, Rolles Gracie, Clark Gracie, Jean Jacque Machado, Dean Lister, Alan Shebaro, Thiago De Souza, Rener Gracie, Royler Gracie, Diego Moreas, Tammy Greigo, Michael Leir Jr, Ricardo Miller, Royce Gracie, Bruno and Nathalia Amaral, Roberto Traven, Nina Cutro Kelly, Chris Hauter, Kurt Osiander, and Ocatvio Couto.
Our Head Prof is Jean Dalua from A Force affiliation
Chad Haas Judo Lins Judo Sensei Website bio : http://teamhaasjudo.com/judo_haas.html
Check out the personal interview from First Person Fighter.com. Thanks to Amy Winters and her pod cast. Click the link below for the direct interview.
Update: As of 8-11-2018 is an Official Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt.
Official IBJJF Listed Black Belt
White Belt ----> Prof Alfred Tompkins ---> Prof Sean Cooper ---> Prof Sean Cooper ---> Prof Jean Dalua
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Sinister Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - 1914 West Howard Lane suite H , Austin TX 78728