Coach Seth Caron (1st Degree Black Belt Professor) has been training Gracie Jiu-Jitsu since 2005. Since opening our second location (Lineage BJJ in St. Mary's County), Seth has stepped up, anchoring our Calvert location full-time. As a black belt Seth is an active competitor in BJJ and is the captain of our competition team. In addition to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Coach Seth Caron has always had a passion for fitness from boxing to lifting weights with his father as a young man. In high school, Coach Seth Caron helped to start the weight lifting team where he went on to set school records in all categories (bench, squat, and dead lift). Coach Seth Caron is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who served at Joint Base Andrews (JBA) in Camp Springs, MD and was deployed to Iraq. As a physical fitness trainer, he is also a certified personal trainer through ISSA and CrossFit. Additionally, Coach Seth is the owner and founder of Sculpted Fitness Studio, a personal training studio located within the Calvert MMA Academy, that gives people a private training environment that helps people from all walks of life achieve their fitness goals.