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Chip
Last Name: Coffey
Nickname: "Gorilla"
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City: Cartersville
State: GA
Country: USA
School: Coffey BJJ and Fitness
www.coffeybjj.com
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1. Submitted by Kevin on Tuesday January 3, 2012 1:31 AM
Chip is an absolute machine. He travels all over the state of Georgia on a DAILY basis to train and teach. Hours of driving to train everyday. Very dedicated to his craft and loves to train others. He holds a black belt under Roberto Traven. Active tournament competitor and multiple time Champion including World Championship in 1998. Currently training MMA as well.


2. Submitted by Chad on Friday February 10, 2012 4:03 PM
Most amazing instructor ever! Chip has a gift for making you just "get" Jiu Jitsu and runs his gym differently than any I've ever tried out. Need more proof, just go read the testimonials on his website!


3. Submitted by Mohammad on Friday February 10, 2012 5:58 PM
One of the best in the world ! Hands down is amazing, pushes you to your limits. An amazing fighter and great coach . I look at him as a role model and my father figure in my life .


4. Submitted by Aaron on Friday February 10, 2012 6:02 PM
Chip is an amazing instructor! Unfortunately I only trained with him a few months. He's always there to help anyway he can! Looking forward to the day I get to train wity him again.


5. Submitted by Kevin on Friday February 10, 2012 6:27 PM
Chip is one of the most technical instructors Ive trained with. What really stands out is how much he loves to teach and train BJJ and he passes that on to everyone fortunate enough to train with him. He is for sure an elite competitor and instructor!!


6. Submitted by Dominic Triga on Friday February 10, 2012 6:59 PM
This man is such a big part of my life. He's like a father to me. Takes care of me, Pushes me beyond my limits. An amazing BJJ Grappler and amazing teacher. Chip has taught me things on and off the mats. Such a great role model, and can't wait to make memories more life with him.


7. Submitted by jesse mayo on Friday February 10, 2012 7:29 PM
First post failed...so let me say this again. I have trained with people from all parts of the world in various arts. Chip is among the very beat I have ever encountered. He is a noble man and honorable in everyday. He is a perfect mix of technical precision, dedication, flawless instructions and a natural leader among warriors. Chip always says he is blessed to "have" Bjj. I say Bjj is blessed to have Chip...as we all are.


8. Submitted by Clint on Friday February 10, 2012 7:59 PM
Chip is a born leader and teacher, his passion for Jiu Jitsu shows in his instructions and interactions with his students. He has a way to break down techniques in a way thats just easy to "get" and understand, and you can tell he truly cares about your success as a Jiu Jitsu practitioner, Im honored to call Chip my instructor, coach, mentor and most of al friend.


9. Submitted by Matthew Turner on Friday February 10, 2012 8:26 PM
Chip is a world class competitor and instructor. Not only is he great at what he does but he changes peoples lives. He is a man of his word and someone to always look up to. I would have no other instructor in the world. Chip is the man and he backs it up by going the extra mile in everything he does. weather it is driving all over georgia to train or teach or just to help some one out. there is no other words to describe him besides world class.


10. Submitted by Steven on Friday February 10, 2012 8:49 PM
Wow. .reading all these reviews not much left to say that hasn't been covered. ...he's a great teacher friend just all around great guy I know he has helped change my life as much as he has helped many others. ..he's awesome


11. Submitted by nana Donna on Friday February 10, 2012 9:34 PM
He has done a fabulous job with the kids. I have seen what his class can do for them in and out off the gym. My grandson and the other kids just love and respect him.


12. Submitted by Haven on Friday February 10, 2012 10:18 PM
This man Loves to teach, he Loves to see people be enthusiastic about jiu-jitsu and you honestly couldn't ask for a better mentor. He's a perfect role-model for kids and adults alike. He says exactly what is on his mind, and luckily for us what is on his mind is always positive. He's a great friend, an amazing martial artist, and always a huge motivation to get to the gym and train as hard as you can. If you let him, he will bring out the best in you.


13. Submitted by Michael Brodeur on Friday February 10, 2012 10:20 PM
Not only is Chip a great instructor, but his passion for this sport is unlike anyone I have seen. He always has a way of capturing his audience when he teaches, weather it is children or adults. He inspires people push themselves individually, at the same time bringing us together as a team. Coffey BJJ is much more than a gym, we are a family!


14. Submitted by Tony Metcalfe on Friday February 10, 2012 10:27 PM
Chip has World class skill, but his greatest gift is the ability to pass this knowledge on to others. He has a deep respect and appreciation for BJJ, and you see these same virtues instilled in his students from day one. Whether you're a pro fighter tightening up your ground game, or an elementary school student building self confidence, having the opportunity to train with Chip Coffey will make you a better Martial Artist, and more importantly a better person.


15. Submitted by Dustin Shelton on Friday February 10, 2012 11:49 PM
I'm new to training in this sport/way of life, in my short time around Chip, I've learned so much in training. From day one, he has treated me with upmost respect as if I was already a Black Belt. I've had the privilege to be around some great leaders, Chip is at the top of the list, if you don't believe it, just come to our class and you can feel the respect/energy in the room when he walks in. Awesome!!


16. Submitted by Alex Smart on Saturday February 11, 2012 12:43 AM
Chip Coffey is the best instructor in the state of Georgia if not the southeast... We are the monster products of our instructor... Our aggressive styles and "shoulder pressure"...


17. Submitted by Houston on Saturday February 11, 2012 8:43 AM
We put our daughter (5 years old) in Chip's gym & have been extremely impressed with how well things are run & the way he & his team interact with the kids. We feel blessed to be part of the Coffey BJJ family!


18. Submitted by Allan jordan on Saturday February 11, 2012 1:31 PM
Very good instructor and a very good man. Works hard to teach honor and discipline to the young student and the adult students, takes a very old school approach to teaching and instills confidence in all of us!


19. Submitted by Cain Letner on Saturday February 11, 2012 2:57 PM
Never before have I seen anyone as dedicated to what they do as Chip Coffey is to jiu jitsu. Not only does he make class fun but you leave every class feeling great! Chip knows how to push you past what you thought your limits were and makes you achieve greatness. when you join his gym you join his family.


20. Submitted by Markus Gebert on Saturday February 11, 2012 8:45 PM
Chip is a great instructor, athlete, and role model to look up to. Whatever reason you have for doing BJJ, whatever level you want to acheive, you will always be his favorite student. Put simply, he loves Jiu-Jitsu and loves spreading his knowledge of it. His attention to detail in his teaching methods shows just how knowledgeable he is, and his positive influence on the people he comes in contact with is something you wont find many places. It's an honor to train with Chip, but he would probably say the honor is his.


21. Submitted by Josh Webster on Saturday February 11, 2012 9:19 PM
Chip is a great person all around. Not only is he a great role model, but he's an amazing teacher. I have learned so much and it has been an honor training under him.


22. Submitted by Rick Gomez on Sunday February 12, 2012 6:48 AM
So I'm 47. Before looking into Coffey BJJ, I never had a lick of martial arts training, nor a wrestling background. I have a desk job, a busy schedule, and a paunch that's fighting hard to make a permanent settlement on my mid section. Most guys my age are dropping their kids off at the Kid-Jitsu classes. So what the heck is a guy like me doing here? That's easy. Jiu Jitsu is a metaphor for life: sometimes you cruise along, sometimes it throws you for a loop, and no matter what your age or how well you do, it's always humbling. Every time I train I'm reminded that life requires equal measures of mind, body and soul; blood, sweat and tears; planning, preparation and creativity. So, who cares if I'm 47? I'm not dead yet! And so long as I live I want this daily, metaphorical reminder of how to roll with life's blows. It goes without saying that without excellent instruction, the above mentioned would just be an exercise in frustration. Chip Coffey, Sean Dyer, and Manu Ntoh are the best of the best. They're refined technicians, champion practitioners, passionate about their sport, and extraordinary teachers. With their help (and the help of my outstanding team mates), I'm staying healthy, learning a great set of skills, and having loads of fun. Like I said before, Jiu Jitsu is a little slice of life and Chip Coffey expresses his world through it. He does it naturally, organically. He couldn't help it even if he wanted to; it's in his blood and it's who he is. Every day I walk out of a training session, I take a little of his Jiu Jitsu with me out into the world. I'm stronger, less stressed, and I roll with life's ups and downs a little more easily than I did before. If Jiu Jitsu is like life, Chip Coffey wants to make sure yours is a good one. Come roll with us. Rick Gomez Current Student


23. Submitted by Terry Colburn on Sunday February 12, 2012 8:33 AM
Chip is a class act and excellent motivator. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first day white belt or an experienced grappler, Chip makes you feel like your lesson that day is important to him.


24. Submitted by hristy on Sunday February 12, 2012 9:44 AM
Professor Chip is without a doubt the most motivating instructor I have ever had the honor of training with. His love and passion for Jiu Jitsu is contagious and evident in everything he says AND does!


25. Submitted by Lucky in Cartersville on Sunday February 12, 2012 9:59 AM
We are so lucky to have Chip Coffey in Cartersville GA. Most people have to drive into a big city to find someone with the credentials of Chip and that doesn't mean they will have the same passion and love for teaching Jiu Jitsu like Chip does. We are really lucky and spoiled. If something happened to Chip, I don't think I could train under anyone else. I would probably quit Jiu Jitsu.


26. Submitted by hill billy delux on Sunday February 12, 2012 10:21 AM
well there isn't much that i can say that hasn't already been said but, chip is one of the greatest guys i know, he is one of the most inspirational people and like others have said he's like a father figure figure to me. he drives me every time i see him to give my best and push as hard as i can. like when i am competing, the only thing i can hear is him saying "lets go Garrett push it don't slow down lets go. he doesn't just instruct jiu jitsu, he engages with all his students and friends and makes the gym a home away from home and when the gorillas at Coffey BJJ say that we are a family they're not exagerating at all. i don't know where i would be with out him and look forward to learning more from him.


27. Submitted by Tracy Synan on Sunday February 12, 2012 11:19 AM
I am a 43-year-old, female white belt. I must say Chip is PATIENT! How many extraordinarily skilled practitioners would take the time and be interested is such a lost cause! He lives and loves his art, and it shows. A year after a small, female group training session with him, we are still using his terminology , like "frame up" and "bad intentions!". We all know what that means--a whole set of technical skills, and a joke imbedded in there, too.....


28. Submitted by Nat Bomar on Sunday February 12, 2012 12:22 PM
Chip Coffey is an incredible instructor, mentor and person. His passion for BJJ and helping people advance in this field is contagious. In many schools there is a disconnect between the belts, but he creates an environment of openness and help to all students. He takes a personal interest in each student and works with them individually. There is an immediate connection with any new students as they are welcomed to the school and treated as though they were family. Having trained in several martial arts and worked with quite a few instructors, I feel extremely lucky to have found such a great place to study these martial arts, like Coffey BJJ. Thank you Chip for your hard work and dedication to your students.


29. Submitted by Mo on Sunday February 12, 2012 12:52 PM
The best ever, nd has amazing striking too !


30. Submitted by peaches on Sunday February 12, 2012 12:53 PM
Chip is an awesome instructor and in my book is one of the best in the world. Always very helpful and willing to take the time to help anyone out.


31. Submitted by Jesse on Sunday February 12, 2012 1:12 PM
Chip presents Jiu Jitsu techniques in a format that i can learn and apply while i am training evrybody knows he is a world class competitor in bjj but on intruction level he makes bjj for everybody no matter what physiacal level, age or ,gender. He actual cares about his students and makes sure that there independent goals are met, no matter if its to compete, self-defens, or just get into shape. he is the best bjj intructor i have every trained with.


32. Submitted by Astor Machado on Sunday February 12, 2012 1:27 PM
I have been doing grappling since age 6-7 and had many different instructors. Chip is a new breed of professors that focus on the students and not their own names. Chip has a way to always know his students in a way that he can apply his teaching to each individual case. Even in big classes, he is quick to identify when a certain body type is struggling with a certain technique, and immediately apply "twitches" to make the certain move work to each and everyone of us. His positive energy has been changing peoples lives everyday in and out of the mats. Chip, eu te amo meu irmao!!!


33. Submitted by Remington Bryant on Sunday February 12, 2012 2:32 PM
Mr. Chip is the BEST instructor.


34. Submitted by DMA on Sunday February 12, 2012 8:17 PM
Chip Coffey has a genuine passion for teaching. His instruction is top notch and his enthusiasm is infectious.


35. Submitted by Cory W on Sunday February 12, 2012 8:26 PM
I have trained at other gyms and been on other teams but I've never felt more at home as when I stepped onto the mats with Chip. His instruction is one of a kind and his classes force you to leave with a positive attitude. He has helped me through hard times as a friend and as an instructor. Chip is one of the best that there is.


36. Submitted by Moose on Sunday February 12, 2012 8:57 PM
I can't say anything that hasn't already been said about Chip. I am honored to call him my instructor and friend. I have been training for several years and have been at Coffeys for the last 3 months. I have never experienced this level of training or the feeling of being a part of a jiu jitsu family. I have never seen an "ego" problem with anyone at this gym. I have always been treated with respect and absolutely love it here. I look forward to many years training here.


37. Submitted by Rich Nagel on Sunday February 12, 2012 10:59 PM
Chip has so much to offer his students and families related to students. Chip enriches lives across the board. As you learn his techniques and his respect for the sport you see a raw passion and love for all things Jiu-Jitsu. Chips dedication and respect for the sport overflows onto the people of the sport which in turn builds a great environment to train. Even after one session, his students grow leaps and bound above other gyms.


38. Submitted by Michael on Monday February 13, 2012 7:24 AM
Wow, how can you doubt Chip is the man when you read all the above! I totally agree with all of it!


39. Submitted by Daniel Norton on Monday February 13, 2012 2:09 PM
Chip instantly became my favorite instructor I have ever trained with. He is an amazing instructor and presents everything in a way that its easy to retain and I have more respect for his way of leading than any other I have trained with. Beast.


40. Submitted by Denise on Monday February 13, 2012 2:10 PM
I have had the honor to train under Chip Coffey for almost two years now and would never think about training with anyone else by choice. Chip is professional and passionate about teaching and it shows with his following of students. The only person that i will listen too :-) which means a great deal.


41. Submitted by Jesse on Monday February 13, 2012 3:44 PM
The man knows what he is doing and has an obvious passion for passing this knowledge onto others while constantly improving himself as well.


42. Submitted by Corey J. Ranic on Monday February 13, 2012 7:52 PM
Chip is a great role model and a brilliant teacher.


43. Submitted by Dylan on Monday February 13, 2012 10:27 PM
Chip keeps no secrets when he shows technique. He is always tweaking moves and helping us to consider different angles and progressions of moves. Since I started BJJ with Chip, my grappling style has evolved. One time "concepts" are now actual implemented tools in my game. Plus, I've eaten one of his big right hands while listening to Otis Redding, and rolled three or four ten minute rounds to the music of Led Zeppelin. Where else do you get that? Really?


44. Submitted by Chad on Tuesday February 14, 2012 8:00 AM
I'm surprised no one has commented on how strong Chip is! He is the reason his logo is a Gorilla! The scale says he weighs 175 pounds but when he's in side mount you'd swear he weighs 600 pounds! He effortlessly man handles everyone in the gym, even guys 100lbs heavier than himself.


45. Submitted by Nicole Farmer on Tuesday February 14, 2012 8:43 AM
I have never met an instructor more dedicated to the sport he loves & his students all in one. His positive attitude radiates through out his gym and through his people. Each and every time I walk away from one of his classes I feel that I have ended my day with a positive, uplifting message. He is not a man that has to demand respect. People just simply want to respect Chip for who he is. I look forward to many more years training under Chip Coffey. I wish every day could start and end with one of his classes.


46. Submitted by Kim Bryant on Tuesday February 14, 2012 12:14 PM
THE BEST!!! Don't need to say anything else.


47. Submitted by Ren on Tuesday February 14, 2012 12:18 PM
I had the honer to get my blue belt under Chip Coffey. He is by far the best BJJ instructor! I learned a lot from Chip.


48. Submitted by Scott White on Tuesday February 14, 2012 12:48 PM
I have been privileged enough to train with some good instructors in the past and being around the sport for a little while I've heard of Chip Coffey and his school, so when I recently moved to Cartersville I immediately wanted to meet with him and give his school a try. From the first time I spoke with him you can see not only his knowledge and how humble of a person he is, but also the respect he gives to the art and everyone that is around him. I can honestly say from the most recent student all the way to the staff on hand that I've personally met, Chad and Sean, you immediately see the very high quality of everyone, the respect everyone gives each other and how close everyone is. I believe it is a direct reflection on the instruction that's given. Chip seems to have a way of rubbing off on people to where they have a desire to do their best, not only for themselves but for him and for every teammate because of the standard he sets. I feel very blessed to be a part of this program and to have someone with the quality of a person on and off the mat as Chip to be around and learn from.


49. Submitted by Joe on Tuesday February 14, 2012 2:32 PM
an unbelieveable person with an amazing story and a gifted teacher!


50. Submitted by tom pennington on Wednesday February 15, 2012 4:11 PM
Prof. Coffey is one tough guy. He rolls hard and teaches no nonsense technique...no fluff! If he shows you something, it will work at every level. I always learn something valuable every time his teaches. You can't go wrong training with him.


51. Submitted by Robi Ramey on Wednesday February 15, 2012 9:56 PM
The ladies want to romance him and the guys want to bromance him! What can I say about Chip that has not already been said here? He is one of the most down to earth, respectful, and humble guy you could ever meet. BJJ is his life and if you have the opportunity to train with him it shows. He is all about the details and strong as a donkey!


52. Submitted by Gabe. Brown on Wednesday February 15, 2012 10:22 PM
Chip is an amazing teacher but he's way more than that he's an amazing role model of what a real martial artist should be. His classes are fun and informative!! His school so amazing I'm about to get the logo Tatted on me. You have to visit this gym


53. Submitted by Alex on Thursday February 16, 2012 12:22 AM
In other words folks Chip is the best...


54. Submitted by Professor Arman Antonio Barros on Thursday February 16, 2012 2:02 PM
Professor Chip Coffey is by far one of the greatest men I know PERIOD!!! I have had the pleasure of speaking to Professor Coffey frequently and can tell you that his heart and souls is committed to being the best Jiu-Jitsu Instructor possible. It also speaks volumes that his academy Coffey Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Cartersville, GA is an amazing family full of talent, potential and achievements. Congratulations on all your success Professor the world is watching to see which mountain you will conquer next.


55. Submitted by randy Bryant on Thursday February 16, 2012 2:17 PM
Proud to have my son train under Chip. He is learning not only Jiu Jitsu, but many skills he will need in life to be sucessful. Two thumbs UP.


56. Submitted by Bobby Brown on Thursday February 16, 2012 5:25 PM
Chip is one of the best instructors I have ever trained with, he makes it fun to do the sport Jiu Jitsu. I currently live in Alabama but look forward to make the 3 hour drive just to get some training in with him. I would also like to add that he is a beast!!! I suggest if you are in the Cartersville area to stop and check him out.


57. Submitted by Chinchilla on Saturday February 18, 2012 10:34 AM
He got that jiu jitsu swag !


58. Submitted by Junior Assuncao on Saturday February 18, 2012 6:24 PM
Great athlete! Great friend! Great teacher!


59. Submitted by Anonymous on Saturday February 18, 2012 6:48 PM
First off just a great down to earth guy. Who knows how to be a teammate, friend, and teacher. A person who excepts people for who they are never judges them. A man with passion and faith my friend Chip Coffey!


60. Submitted by Alex on Sunday February 19, 2012 1:13 AM
I am a 370lb. GORILLA!!!!!


61. Submitted by COOKIE on Sunday February 19, 2012 1:06 PM
A GREAT LEADER INSPIRES GREATNESS IN OTHERS..


62. Submitted by Charles on Monday February 20, 2012 7:23 AM
Great guy on and off the mats. I think he is the best coach you could ask for.


63. Submitted by Charles on Thursday February 23, 2012 4:53 PM
Best person for this sport. For the many years I have trained, he is by far the best.


64. Submitted by Rico on Thursday February 23, 2012 4:55 PM
He has been a great person and instructor. I would recommend him to anyone.


65. Submitted by Teressa on Friday February 24, 2012 7:59 AM
Chip is an amazing instuctor, genuine and respectful man. He is an instrustor at my gym and our program has grow because of him. We are so blessed and honored to have him a Part of Warrior Legion MMA, in Alpharetta GA.


66. Submitted by Stuart Mulligan on Friday February 24, 2012 8:44 AM
Chip first and foremost has great people skills and is genuinely caring about his students. He has a passion for BJJ and this is so very evident in his teaching and willingness to travel to teach. Every time I train he shows me some new skills, tips or tricks with which to tighten up my game. I'm very fortunate to have landed in the right place at the right time with Warriors Legion and I'd recommend anyone to train under him, you will learn. Thank You for your help and guidance Sir.


67. Submitted by gymrat on Friday February 24, 2012 9:58 AM
Chip is hands down one of the best Bjj instuctors/competitors around..his passion and talent is only topped by the cleanliness. f his gym.hands down cleanest gym in ga match w world class instruction


68. Submitted by Another gorilla on Friday February 24, 2012 10:03 PM
Best professor ever


69. Submitted by Rocky on Saturday February 25, 2012 6:31 PM
Chip is an awesome instructor! I respect what he stands for on and off the mat. He makes himself a role model who practices what he preaches. I wish everyone could be so lucky to train under Chip Coffey!!


70. Submitted by Lance on Sunday February 26, 2012 6:21 PM
I was introduced to Chip by a friend who said to me "You are about to meet the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor in the South East" That was seven years ago. If you wanna learn Bjj & make a friend for life. Look up Chip Coffey.


71. Submitted by Anonymous on Monday February 27, 2012 11:48 AM
I wish I could train with Chip. AlwAys hear nothing but amazing things.


72. Submitted by The Feliciano Family on Monday February 27, 2012 1:39 PM
BJJ black belt instructor Chip Coffey has an exemplary character.He is enthusiastic and passionate about his career,a dedicated professional,honest and committed to excellence. Instructor at Warrior Legion "All American" Brian Stann Gym in Alpharetta GA and we're glad to have the best BJJ instructor in the world.


73. Submitted by Travis B on Monday February 27, 2012 5:59 PM
I met Chip in 2009. I was coming to Macon, and I had low hopes of finding a jitsu gym that would fill the shoes left in Boston. After a web search, I came upon Coffey Jiu-jitsu may fill those shoes. Barnesville is about 45 minutes from Macon, but there were no jitsu places in Macon, and no authentically trained black belts from a renowned Brazillian for sure. I called the gym to stop by for a trial and i knew i hit a homerun when chip took a few minutes to talk to me. he loves the sport. he lives it and breathes it, and for that, he respects anyone who shows interest in the sport. he was just so plain enthusiastic and passionate about jiu-jitsu. the gym itself is absolutely beautiful and sparkling clean (a must when you need to avoid staph and ringworm). the students ranged from white belts to black belts, but what was so noticeably encouraging was the lack of attitude. too many gyms nowadays are full of hotheads, but you don't learn anything there except maybe how you can try to kick someones butt at the local bar. chips students welcomed me, shaking my hand, and encouraging me plentifully during our rolling drills. unfortunately, due to scheduling for my work and location of the gym, i was unable to join. but from someone who has been to so many MMA gyms, you can tell right off the bat when you've found a good one.


74. Submitted by Robert on Monday February 27, 2012 6:16 PM
Very intuitive If something does not work for you he will help you make it work. The best instructor in the country.


75. Submitted by Aly Ranic on Wednesday February 29, 2012 5:28 PM
Chip is an amazing instructor!


76. Submitted by Lance Boggs on Friday March 2, 2012 3:37 PM
Chip is a great teacher. Not only is his technique amazing, but he is a top notch guy who obviously cares deeply about his students growth and progression. I leave each class feeling pumped up and just in a great mood. I would highly reccomend him as an instructor.


77. Submitted by Justin on Friday March 2, 2012 10:51 PM
Coming from a wrestling background I felt comfortable on the mat, but complete lost as a Jiu Jitsu fighter. In just a short amount of time Chip had made me feel very confident and has patiently worked with me as I've made my bit of progression. He is an awesome instructor and great man to look up to. I never walk through his gym doors without feeling better at what I've done by the time I've left!


78. Submitted by Jason on Friday March 9, 2012 11:30 PM
Chip is an awesome instructor! I have trained in other gyms with high level instructors but they don't compare to Chip. His teaching style and attention to detail is what helps me the most. You feel like you are a part of a family in his gym. I can't say enough about Chip, and I'm so happy I found Coffey BJJ!


79. Submitted by Josh D. on Thursday March 15, 2012 1:00 AM
Chip is an Amazing instructor, he is soooo patient and is ALWAYS willing to go over techniques again and again to make sure you understand and if not he will take you aside and work with you personally, i will never train elsewhere as long as i live in Ga.


80. Submitted by SKINNYHAWK on Saturday March 17, 2012 10:19 AM
CHIP COFFEY IS A BLESSING TO THE SPORT. HE HAS A VISION FOR WHAT HE WANTS OUR TEAM TO BE AND HE'S NOT STOPPING TILL HE ACHIEVES IT. WHAT MAKES A INDIVIDUAL STAND OUT IS NOT HIMSELF BUT HIS TEAM. CHIP'S MADE OUR FOUNDATION SOOO STRONG THAT NO MATTER WHAT THE SITUATION, OUR TEAM WILL ALWAYS SHINE. THIS IS WHAT SETS HIM APART FROM OTHER COACHES. WITHOUT A DOUBT, HE IS THE BEST.IT'S AN HONOR AND A BLESSING TO REPRESENT COFFEY BJJ.


81. Submitted by Preston cheek on Monday March 19, 2012 4:50 PM
Chip is the best bjj instructor anyone can ask for in proud to look up to him


82. Submitted by Abi on Monday March 19, 2012 9:35 PM
Chip is a fantastic role model and never ceases to teach us more and more every class. He is always very enthusiastic when he teaches and us kids are always very motivated to learn more. My dad, my sister and I have been going to CoffeyBJJ for about a year now and we are always happy to go to the gym and learn new moves.


83. Submitted by Brian on Tuesday March 20, 2012 3:58 PM
chip is a great role model, teacher and the best instructor anyone could ask for.


84. Submitted by Nathan on Sunday April 22, 2012 7:57 PM
Chip is a dedicated professional who loves the sport and is an excellent instructor


85. Submitted by Josh on Thursday June 7, 2012 10:22 AM
Being relatively new to Bjj, Chip has a way of making just about anything make since. Having an instructor of his caliber is a real blessing. Chip's attitude, enthusiasm, and most if all his integrety makes training under him an honor.


86. Submitted by Melissa on Saturday June 9, 2012 8:41 AM
Chip is hands down the most respectful person I have ever met. He is extremely dedicated to not just the sport, but the adults and children he trains. My 10 year old son started training with Chip about a year ago, at the time my husband and I were having a hard time channelling his energy in a positive route. Chip met this challenge head on. What has come of that has been an amazing school year with great grades and a sweet respectful child ( most of the time ) that will kick some butt on the mats! The Lord has for sure given this man a great gift to help others in many ways. The truth is that Chip and the many other instructors in this Gym are 100% dedicated and committed to building great character and competitors.


87. Submitted by Bobby Knowles on Sunday June 10, 2012 6:36 PM
What else is there to say about Chip Coffey. This guy is an amazing person and an awesome instructor. A roll model to a lot of people including myself. I look forward to training with Chip and learning each and every time i step foot inside the gym. Very excited to spend my BJJ life here with him.


88. Submitted by Fred on Monday June 25, 2012 11:10 PM
Wow!!! Definitely the place to be!


89. Submitted by Jonathan Cardinale on Wednesday September 5, 2012 7:24 PM
Chip Coffey runs a great school of BJJ. Family values mixed with martial arts for sport fun and growth. #1.


90. Submitted by rickkson on Tuesday September 25, 2012 10:45 AM
This guy has some sick jits. I saw him roll and knocked my socks off! Nice guy as well.


91. Submitted by Nate on Friday January 10, 2014 6:42 PM
I have known Chip since 2005. Chip is the best instructor I have ever trained with, hands down. Knowledgable, honest, humble and professional. You can't go wrong with this guy.


92. Submitted by Ethan on Friday January 10, 2014 9:11 PM
I found my way back to Professor Coffey last year as an 8 yr student of BJJ, having known him for a long time and been honored enough to even train under him briefly before, it was the best decision I've every made during my BJJ journey. It should be on every BJJ Practitioners bucket list to roll with him at least once, you have to feel his shoulder pressure to believe it, it cannot be explained...I've had the honor of being awarded my Brown Belt by Professor Chip Coffey, a honor that I am at loss for words to put into perspective, it truly is something I will carry with me all my days. He gifts all of his students with the respect and honor that comes from just telling people you train under him, a respect that he has earned by his years of devotion and dedication to the sport and teaching the sport, sheer talent and humble nature...plus he just plain wrecks people on the mat, period, believe that! GORILLA FOR LIFE!!!!!!


93. Submitted by Casey Casper on Sunday January 26, 2014 9:48 AM
Chip has taught me so much the past few years. I first went in to the gym sorta lost, but ended up with a ton of great friends and a family. I feel very blessed being a part of Coffey bjj and knowing Chip. He won´t let you go a stray. He always encourages you to show up. One of the best people I have ever met. The jujitsu sport boggles my mind, and you can count on Chip to be there as a possitive guide.


94. Submitted by David West on Thursday January 15, 2015 9:07 AM
Chip provides a very welcoming atmosphere to learn BJJ at the highest level! He treats EVERYONE with the same respect no matter what belt you have or what your skill level is! I am honored to train here.


95. Submitted by Family Man on Thursday May 7, 2015 12:37 AM
Top notch Jiu Jitsu taught and learned at Coffey BJJ by Chip Coffey and his whole band of Gorillas.


96. Submitted by Ian Clark on Sunday June 7, 2015 11:04 PM
Chip is an awesome instructor and person and somebody I look up to a lot

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