Our Team

Northland Grappling Club
Head Instructor/Owner
Alan T. Johnson

Alan is also the owner of Northland Fitness Boxing and has been actively involved with the martial arts disciplines of judo, sambo, and grappling for over 20 years. 

Alan holds an advanced black belt certification in Kodokan Judo and Shingitai Jujitsu.  He has coached and competed in multiple Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo, and Grappling tournaments.  Alan has coached several MMA fighters and was successful at MMA himself.    

Alan is the President of Defensive Tactics 101 and has taught defensive tactics to agencies across the county.  Alan is a charter member of the International Law Enforcement Educators Trainers Association (ILEETA).  He possesses a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Central Missouri State University and a Master's Degree in Management from Baker University.  Alan has held various management and training roles in the criminal justice field; with an extensive background in classroom instruction.  He was a Special Agent with the Missouri Criminal Investigation Bureau for five years.

We pride ourselves in maintaining a small-club feel by treating each member with care and consideration.  


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Northland Grappling Club