Posted On:9/07/2005 6:38pm
Has anyone heard anything about The Clinch Academy in Frederick, MD? I drove by it today and had never noticed it til now and i can't seem to find anything on it anywhere. Any info would be helpful.
Posted On:9/08/2005 2:43pm
Apperently not. I found out the instructor's name is Luke Rienhart. Anyone heard of him?
Posted On:9/08/2005 3:17pm
Ok, since I'd rather play on the internet than work, I used a little Google action to find out about the school. Their web page is http://clinchacademy.com
and they seem to go to and win some NAGA tournaments, and seem to compete in MMA events. Which if I were looking for a school to train in would be my main concern.
Posted On:9/08/2005 4:26pm
thanks, i'm an idiot and couldn't find it online.
Posted On:9/08/2005 4:41pm
Style: BJJ & MT
He's wearing a black belt with a BJJ gi on his front page, and I'm sure he's a very good grappler and but he doesn't seem to be a BJJ black belt. A friend of mine told me about this place last week and I've been meaning to check it out.
Posted On:1/01/2009 6:12pm
wanted to give this thread a bump instead of starting a new one. anyone got opinions on clinch in frederick vs. evolve in gaithersburg? -- thanks
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Posted On:1/04/2009 7:30pm
Guy is not a BJJ Black Belt so if claiming to be one then he is a fraud.
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Posted On:1/31/2009 11:03pm
Luke Rinehart doesn't claim to be a BJJ blackbelt.
He's a really great guy and an excellent instructor. The Clinch is a very good place to train.
Posted On:1/17/2011 5:35am
Style: BJJ and anit MT MT
Does anyone know what Luke's belt is? It doesn't say on his site, but with him wearing a BJJ gi and a BB, it is kinda assumed.
Also any other news? I have only heard things about the school, but have never been,
Posted On:1/17/2011 8:22pm
J.Mad- does he give out bjj belt ranks to students?
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