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    M-Theory Martial Arts

    5700 W 36th St.
    St. Louis Park, MN 55416
    Phone: (952) 920-8984

    Second Location

    3500 Dodd Rd.
    Eagan, MN 55123
    Phone: (651) 340-4349

    The value of the man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
    - Albert Einstein

    • Jiu-Jitsu for Fitness
    • Jiu-Jitsu for Sport
    • Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense
    • Jiu-Jitsu for Life
    At M-Theory Martial Arts, we offer world class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction for all body types and all ages.  We offer this in a world-class training facility where the student is the focus.  Our goal is to help you achieve your goals.  We believe everyone can benefit from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and we welcome anyone interested in learning the art.  Everyone has a different journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and we want to help you on that journey.
    Team Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    M-Theory Martial Arts is a proud member of Team Pedro Sauer.  Pedro Sauer is an 8th degree red and black belt.  Pedro received his black belt directly from Helio and Rickson Gracie.  Our head instructor, Ishmael Bentley, is a 3rd-degree black belt under Pedro Sauer.  As a black belt under Pedro Sauer, Ishmael has a direct link to the origins of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and ensures the standards of the art are maintained.
    Ishmael Bentley – Head Instructor
    Ishmael Bentley is a 3rd-degree black belt under world-renowned red & black belt, Pedro Sauer. He began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1999. After moving to Minneapolis in 2000, he started training at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy under Greg Nelson, eventually becoming an instructor himself. An active competitor for several years, Ishmael received his black belt from Pedro Sauer and also holds a black belt in Kenpo Karate.
    Over the years, he has been fortunate enough to train with many of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’s greatest practitioners. Recently, from 2012 to 2013, Ishmael lived in California training with three-time World Champion Fabio Leopoldo. Ishmael holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Bioengineering. He is married with two daughters and continues to be involved in the Minneapolis medical community.
    Thao Le​
    Thao has been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2002 and is a black belt under Ishmael Bentley. He is a competitor who has competed and medaled locally and nationally. An active student and instructor at M-Theory, Thao believes that Jiu Jitsu is not just a hobby, it’s a way of life. He is focused on using the art as a vehicle of change in his student's life. In addition to his contribution on the mat, Thao is a software consultant and entrepreneur.

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