Charles "MR." Cheeks (Head Coach & Head Instructor)

Owner of PRESS Forward MMA & Fitness

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Health (Licensed Teacher)

  • Collegiate Wrestler

  • Started training in Martial Arts in November 2009

  • Aiki Kempo 1st degree Black belt

  • Gracie Barra BJJ Purple Belt

  • Impact Fighting Championship 155lb Pro Lightweight Champion

  • Fury Fighting Championship 155lb Pro Lightweight Champion

  • Professional MMA fighter since 2011- present

Dominick Castillo (Strength and Conditioning Coach)

Owner of Cast Iron Athletics LLC

(athletic and personal training)


  • Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology (Fitness and Sports)

  • Certified ACE Personal Trainer

  • Certified ACE Fitness Nutritionist

  • Certified ACE Yoga and Pilates trainer

  • Certified in Training for Warriors (level 1)

  • USA weightlifting certificate

  • TRX Instructor certificate

  • Blue Belt in BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)

  • Trained and competed 1 year in the art of SanShou (Chinese Kickboxing)

  • Actively training in MMA since 2008- present

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17130 Townes Rd. Ste. B

Friendswood, TX 77546