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Edge MMA & Fitness
5305 E. Colfax Ave.
Since 1995, EDGE MMA and FITNESS has been providing instruction in the martial arts in the Denver, CO area.
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Home Page - EDGE MMA and FITNESS - Grappler's Edge
Sheldon Marr, Owner/Coach (above): Sheldon Marr is a former Judo and Wrestling Champion, and has been involved in the Martial Arts for over 50 years.
"Coach" Marr has been inducted into the Jujitsu America, U.S. Pankration, U.S Martial Arts, World Martial Arts & International Black Belt Halls of Fame.
Marr was a Coach of the U.S. Pankration Team for the 2000 World Championships, and a Coach of the U.S. Grappling Team for the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 World Championships, In 2014, Coach Marr received the "Living Legend Award" from the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
EDGE MMA and FITNESS - Our Staff
Sheldon Marr (Instructor/Owner)
Sheldon Marr is a former Judo and Wrestling Champion, and has been involved in the Martial Arts for 49 years.
"Coach" Marr has been inducted into the Jujitsu America, U.S Martial Arts, World Martial Arts & International Black Belt Halls of Fame as the "Instructor of the Year".
Marr was a Coach of the U.S. Pankration Team for the 2000 World Championships, the U.S. Grappling Team for the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 World Championships, and has coached National and International Champions in Jiu Jitsu, Pankration, Submission Wrestling, Judo, Wrestling and MMA.
EDGE MMA and FITNESS, Denver, CO
On Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, AZ, the owner of Edge MMA & Fitness "Coach" Sheldon Marr was inducted into the 2013 U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame as "The Grappling Coach of the Year"!!!
Coach Marr, who coached the U.S. Men's Grappling Team to a World Team Title (& the U.S. Men's & Women's Team to a 3rd Place Overall Finish) last month in London, Canada, said he feels very honored to receive this Hall of Fame Induction...
has been one of the U.S. Team Coaches to all 7 of the FILA World Grappling Championships (2007-2013), & has helped coach the United States to 6 Men's World Team Titles, 4 Men's & Women's Overall Team Titles, & 7 Top 3 Men's & Women's Overall Team Placings!
This is Coach Marr's 5th Induction into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame
(formerly "2000 Jiu Jitsu Coach of the Year", "2002 Outstanding Martial Artist of the Year", "2003 Instructor of the Year", & "2005 School of the Year")...
Coach Marr said "It's an honor to be recognized with the likes of these other Inductees (which include Grapplers "Judo" Gene LeBell & Rafael Lovato Jr JKD Instructors Richard Bustillo & Paul Vunak Karate Legends Fumio Demura, Jeff Speakman & Bill "Superfoot" Wallace UFC Standout Nate "Rock" Quarry; & Former UFC Champion Frank Shamrock)!"
, "Cherry Creek High School Wrestling Team, Team Edge
& Team USA have always made me look good as a Coach!
is also a former Inductee to the Jujitsu America Hall of Fame, the U.S. Pankration Hall of Fame, the International Black Belt Hall of Fame, and the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Team USA was led by Head Coach Sheldon Marr (Denver, Colo./Team EDGE MMA & Fitness) and Assistant Coach Nick Marr (Denver, Colo./Team EDGE MMA & Fitness).
We were only behind Sweden and Canada, which also had full teams,â€ said coach Sheldon Marr.
This was Team Edge's 17th National Grappling (or Jiu Jitsu) Team Title in 18 years, and "Coach" Sheldon Marr has been asked to coach the U.S. World Team at the FILA World Grappling Championships for the 7th year in a row!
"Coach" Sheldon Marr
Coach Sheldon Marr made his 5th appearance as a U.S. Coach in as many years, and his 2nd as Head Coach for the United States.
Coach Marr was recently interviewed by FightFan.Net... Click on the link below to check it out!!!
EDGE MMA and FITNESS - Locations
Contact: Sheldon Marr
Additional Info: We're on the North East corner of Colfax and Glencoe (next to te Radio Shack).
EDGE MMA and FITNESS - About Us
*** Coach Sheldon Marr has been a U.S. Coach on all six U.S. World Grappling Teams (2007-2012)!!!
Coach Marr says the padded walls are for safety, but also add reality to the training as you can continue the fight when you reach the wall "Just as you would on the streetâ€¦ or in the Octagon."