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Assistant Instructor

Lisa Hill is the assistant instructor at Hill Jiu Jitsu Academy and wife of head instructor Joe Hill. Lisa began training jiu jitsu in 2015 under Bill Jones, a black belt under Master Pedro Sauer and earned her purple belt in 2020 under Joe Hill. Lisa began assisting after Hill Jiu Jitsu Academy opened in 2019 and starting teaching on her own in 2020. She has a strong passion for helping new students and making them feel welcome. She especially loves seeing women and children gain confidence and become empowered by learning self defense. She always takes time to explain moves in a way that makes sense to each student and works with them until they understand the various techniques. 



Head Instructor

Joe Hill is the head instructor and founder of Hill Jiu Jitsu Academy. Joe began his martial arts training in 2006, in which he practiced Kali, Jeet Kune Do, and Silat. In 2011 he began training jiu jitsu under Bill Jones, a black belt under Master Pedro Sauer. Around 2013, Joe was given the opportunity to help teach kids jiu jitsu classes. In addition, He then progressed to teaching adult classes. Joe has a strong passion for teaching kids and seeing their confidence and abilities grow. He takes time to make sure all students understand the movements and explains things in a way that makes sense to them.

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