Gabriel Apilada
Gabriel Apilada

Instructor, SHBJJ


Gabriel Apilada

BJJ Purple Belt


Gabriel has been a life long martial arts enthusiast since a young age and first began teaching martial arts classes at the age of 18. Starting first with an early background in traditional karate and Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Gabriel later began training in MMA before finally focusing training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gabriel is now a purple belt coach under the tutelage of professor Yunus Emere. As a coach Gabriel focuses on developing students abilities in Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals. He is especially enthusiastic about teaching beginner students, and is especially motivated by seeing the enthusiasm and joy of self discovery and new confidence and accomplishment of new students. Furthermore Gabriel strongly believes that Jiu-Jitsu training is a powerful force for all peoples wholistic positive self development; and that Jiu-Jitsu training can be for everyone!