SASSOM MMA

James Mangahas

About James Mangahas

Position at SASSOM MMA: 
Assistant BJJ Coach

Biography: 
Always a keen basketball player when I was young, my tiny body didn’t allow me to progress to anywhere significant in the field of sport. When I completed my physiotherapy degree in 2005, I decided that I would start something for myself and that was BJJ.

 

Passion:
Weirdly enough BJJ and as of late have really started to enjoy Olympic Lifting Other standard passions include trying to eat my weight in delicious food.

Favorite Quote:

Hove did that so hopefully you won’t have to go through that

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Year Commenced BJJ:: 2007

Current Rank:: Black Belt

First / Current BJJ Instructor:: Darren McKean, Marcus Collings

Describe Your BJJ Game:: Sweep - Back Control - Choke

Best Competition Result:: Gold, Blue Belt State Championships

Competition Results