Martial Arts Instructors

Shannon Arts Jiu-Jitsu

Nick Wallace

Owner/ Instructor/ Black Belt

Nick Wallace is an IBJJF Certified Black belt who earned his prestigious rank under the guidance of the renowned martial arts instructor, Billy Shannon. With a wealth of experience totaling 15 years in grappling and martial arts, Nick co-owns Shannon Arts American Jiu-Jitsu. His dedication and hard work have led him to win multiple gold medals in IBJJF competitions. As an instructor at Shannon Arts, Nick teaches both adult and children’s classes, drawing upon his 15 years of coaching experience in various sports. Nick’s passion for teaching and commitment to giving back to his community shine through in his work at Shannon Arts.

Shannon Arts Jiu-Jitsu

Billy Shannon

Owner/ Head Instructor/ Main Black Belt

Meet Billy Shannon, a skilled second-degree IBJJF certified black belt and the head instructor at Shannon Arts American Jiu-Jitsu Gym! With 25 years of grappling experience, Billy is an expert in Jiu-Jitsu. Billy has achieved success by winning multiple IBJJF gold medals, including at events like the Pans competition. He has been wrestling for 25 years and practicing Jiu-Jitsu for 15 years, bringing a wealth of knowledge and skill to his classes at Shannon Arts American Jiu-Jitsu Gym. As the head instructor of the gym in his hometown, Billy provides a great place for locals to train and learn from him. Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced, Shannon Arts American Jiu-Jitsu Gym is the perfect spot to enhance your skills with Billy Shannon, a second-degree IBJJF certified black belt.

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In addition to their technical expertise, our instructors are also excellent teachers who know how to create a supportive and challenging learning environment. They understand that every student is unique and tailor their approach to meet the needs of each individual.

Our instructors also prioritize safety, ensuring that all students learn and practice techniques in a safe and controlled manner. They are committed to helping our students build strong foundations in No Gi Jiu-Jitsu, and are always available to answer questions and provide feedback.

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Shannon Jiu Jitsu is a top-quality No Gi Jiu Jitsu academy in Linden. We invite nearby communities including Front Royal, Berrys, Chester Gap, and beyond to join us right across from The Apple House.