Faculty

Saad Khayoom

AcademyFitPro founder, Saad Khayoom is a certified Master Fitness Trainer and one of India’s leading fitness professionals with credentials from the acclaimed American College of Sports Medicine, American Council on Exercise, Desert South-West Fitness, Human Kinetics, IDEA Health & Fitness, International Sports Sciences Association, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association, and the National Federation for Professional Trainers..  Read More

Sawood Ur Rahman

Sawood is the national master trainer for all AcademyFitPro programs. He was among the first internationally certified fitness professionals in India and brings in a wealth of experience nearing two decades.

A science graduate, Sawood’s commitment to learning and teaching fitness and health is unparalleled. His attention to detail, understanding of biomechanics, and method of teaching key principles make him a sought-after coach and faculty in the fitness industry.

Samuel Lalrozâma

Kru Samuel is one of the most successful martial artists in India. He is a black belt instructor in ten different martial arts styles: Karate – Shito Ryu, Karate – Shotokan, Taekwondo – WTF (Kukkiwon), Taekwondo – ITF, Tang Soo Do, Muay Thai & Muay Boran (Red-Yellow Mongkon), Kickboxing, Sport MMA, Japanese JuJitsu and Hapkido. He has fought or competed in at least a major event (state level and up) in all of these arts.  Read More

Lachlan Conway

AcademyFitPro guest faculty Lachlan Conway is a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Kane Gehling, one of Australia’s top competitive Black Belts fighting out of Adelaide Jiu-Jitsu Academy under the guidance of Bonsai Japan. Lachlan has been training and competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for ten years. Lachlan has won over 40 medals in the Sport internationally with over 25 being gold.

He currently oversees the Grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program at Gado MMA, Bangalore.

Dr.Jayaraman Chandru

Dr. Jayaraman Chandru has been a physiotherapist for over 15 years. He has significant experience in Sports Physiotherapy, worked extensively with athletes and gained experience with Indian Football Teams (Youth Development Teams like U-16, U-19 & U-23 Teams: 2007-2011). Read More

Alan Fenandes

AcademyFitPro guest faculty Alan Fenandes is one of the pioneers of MMA and BJJ in India, from being India’s first ever MMA fighter to compete in International MMA [UK 2004] to being featured on the main event at Martial Combat Singapore against TUF famous Ray Elbe, Alan Fenandes has been involved with all major developments of the sport of BJJ and MMA in India. Currently a brown belt with over a decade of BJJ training under experts like Marcus Olivera, Pedro Schmall and Carlos Santos.

Alan Fenandes has conducted our flagship MMA Ground and Pound Coach programs for several years in Bangalore, guiding over a hundred mixed martial artists, many of whom are successful as pro athletes and fighters today.

Salomao Lima

AcademyFitPro guest faculty Sensei Salomao Lima is a 2nd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, 4th degree Judo black belt, and is a certified MMA and Grappling Coach.

Born and brought up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sensei Salomao has taught MMA, Judo and Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil and moved to Thailand to teach Muay Thai for 4 years and then moved to Malaysia and started the Samurai Academy in 2014. He has been practicing the art since he was 10 years old.