Instructors health & wellbeing


We have a variety of athletes and instructors available on our platform to give you and all around insight into your health and wellbeing as well as improving your skillsets all available to you within the Academy.

Ashleigh Grimshaw

BJJ Black Belt

Ashleigh Grimshaw is a former MMA fighter competing Bellator and Cage Warriors who is Currently the BJJ coach at Great Britain Top Team.

Brad Pickett

Former UFC Fighter

Brad Pickett is a former UFC fighter, WEC fighter, Former Cage Rage Champion a true pioneer to UK MMA world co-owner of Great Britain Top Team.

Nathaniel Wood

UFC Fighter

Nathaniel 'The Prospect' Wood, former Cage Warriors World Champion currently fighting within the UFC at the Featherweight division.

Umut Kashif

Sports Therapist

Umut BSc in sports therapy qualified in specialising in musculoskeletal conditions rehabilitation. Sports Therapist at Great Britain Top Team.

Paul Cooper


2019 Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist. 1st Dan Black belt with 25 Years Knowledge and over 10 years Coaching. Bjj purple belt and Freestyle kickboxer. Aspiring to get into the Great Britain master squad and compete at the world championships in coming years.

Yiannis Fleming


Yiannis is our nutritionist specialist. He has been working with Nathaniel since 2017 assisting in fuelling his Cage Warriors Title Defences and sudden rise to the pinnacle of the sport, the UFC providing you with full recipes and guidance with full Marcros.

Jon Gomez

Strength and Conditioning

Jon has trained alongside Company CEOs, elite athletes, leading professional sports stars, award-winning bodybuilders and celebrities. Very simply, he can help you get the results you want regardless of your fitness goals and experience level!

Barry Healy

Professional Boxing Coach

Barry is the boxing coach of Great Britain Top Team, having years of experience as a professional boxing coach. Teaching across all levels, he looks forward to helping mixed martial artists evolve in their stand up game and improving their boxing skills.

Lauren Dye

Sports Yoga

Lauren has been a yoga teacher, sound healing meditation facilitator full time for six years. With over 500 hours training as a registered yoga teacher (525 RYT), alongside many qualifications holding space in various forms.

Lisa Zimmo


Lisa is 8 - 2 in MMA with 10 years of grappling experience. She is the first female to win the IMMAF world championship from England. Lisa also has 3 pro Muay Thai wins and is a purple belt in BJJ