Our Instructors


Ryan Hall

Academy owner and head instructor, Ryan Hall, is a 2nd Degree BJJ Black Belt and the only active UFC Fighter in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Read more about Ryan.

Jen Hall

Co-owner Jen Hall is a 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt, head instructor for the adult program and program director for the children's program. Read more about Jen.

Thanh Le

UFC TUF 22 Veteran, 5th Degree TKD Black Belt & BJJ Purple Belt, Thanh is the Director for our Kickboxing program. Read more about Thanh.


BJJ Brown Belt, instructor for the Fundamental I Program and program coordinator for the 25/50 Youth Jiu Jitsu program. Read more about Kenny.

David Terao

NCAA All-American Wrestler, Judo Black Belt, and BJJ Purple Belt, David runs our Adult & Children's Judo & Wrestling classes. Read more about David.

Adam benayoun

BJJ Black Belt and head instructor for the Fundamental I Program and assistant instructor for our Fundamental II Program. Read more about Adam.


Private Lessons & Seminars:    All of our instructors are available for seminars or private lessons.  Please contact us at info@5050bjj.com if you would like to inquire about a specific instructor or our seminar/private lesson rates.