School of Combat Arts is a highly accomplished Martial Arts school located in Florida's beautiful Emerald Coast. We take pride in
our students success through the improvement of there lives. Our students are dedicated to getting in better shape, improving themselves mentally and having fun in our classes.
We have classes for all fitness levels, ages and skill levels. You will be pushed to achieve the goals you desire. We want to
change and improve your life. The school also caters to professional athletes and competitors.
We have had students who have competed in the highest level in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai and MMA. We pride ourselves in having
instructors that have been involved in teaching martial arts to beginners and professionals. Our goal is to use martial arts training to build people into better people, come join us.
Michael Gioe is the owner and head coach at S.O.C.A. Michael holds a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a Kru in Muay
Thai. He is also an Instructor in Russian Sambo and a member of the SnakePit Catch as Catch Can Wrestling Association. He has been training martial arts since
the tender age of 5. He reads, watches and studies techniques, participates of seminars and tournaments and has an ever growing knowledge and passion for Martial Arts and MMA. His latest
accomplishments have been creating his own art based on the traditional art of Ninjutsu. He founded S.O.C.A. in 2011 in Wilkes Barre, PA. In June of 2014 he relocated to Niceville, Fl. In his
personal life he is married and has 4 children. With his wife Giannina they created a Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation called A Miracle for Ava and they are committed to raising funds for pediatric
cancer after the loss of their 5 year old daughter Ava Gioe in 2012. Visit www.amiracleforava.org for more information.
Mike Gioe creates an enviroment of learning that extends in every direction and even beyond the
doors of his school. Through the school of combat arts I have made some of best friends I will ever have. Mike created a place where you can grow stronger mentally and physically...
-Tom R.( FACEBOOK)