Family owned business in Denver, North Carolina, we specialize in Stand Up Paddleboarding and Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, two of the best and fastest growing sports in America.
Hello, I'm Carlos "Charlie" Canales and I'm a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Steve Hall/ Jon Plyler at Fight to Win Lake Norman, where I work as the Judo, Muay Thai Head Coach & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu assistant instructor. Martial Arts are my true love, along with Surfing and Paddleboarding.
I grew up in the beautiful country of Costa Rica, practicing martial arts, Body Boarding and Surfing since I was a boy.
PURA VIDA! (Pure life & Good Vibes is our motto).
I have more than 15 years of teaching experience, if you already know me you know the dedication & love I put on everything I do. If we haven't met yet, I am more than willing to meet you and introduce you to a healthy lifestyle trough Gracie Jiu Jitsu & Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP).
To promote a healthy lifestyle, to help you discover the benefits of Stand Up Paddleboarding (Sup) & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). We need more friends to paddle and train with.
To help you disconnect from your daily life, have fun, enjoy nature.
To help you connect with your family in a cool different way. You should paddle and train Jiu Jitsu together, these are very safe sports.
Practicing SUP & BJJ is such a great workout!
We are blessed to be surrounded by such beautiful lakes ... just go out to Lake Norman or Mountain Island Lake, the White Water Center. You can do Stand Up Paddleboarding almost everywhere around.
If you want BJJ in your life or in your kid's life, we are also blessed to have Fight to Win Lake Norman, the Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team in Lake Norman, with facilities in Denver and Mooresville.
Schedule your FREE TRIAL at www.ftwlkn.com
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No hassle, we have the perfect Stand Up Paddleboard for you, Carbon Fiber Paddles and SUP Accessories, visit our online store and you may find one or two cool goodies.
If you want to get back in shape, stay healthy and learn Gracie Jiu Jitsu & Stand Up Paddleboarding, it will be an honor to guide you through your first steps. We've seen hundreds of successful stories and more people is changing their lives everyday through BJJ and SUP. You can get better and improve yourself! An active life is a healthy life! Is all about the good vibes!
Remember you don't need to spend a fortune to start doing BJJ or SUP. If you are ready for a change in your life, we can put you in the right direction. #bjjlifestyle #suplifestyle
We could potentially help you change your life. And maybe save you a buck or two in the process.
Believe me!.... you don't need any previous experience in SUP to start having fun by yourself, nevertheless, safety is our priority, that's why if you buy a Paddleboard from us and live in the Lake Norman area, we'll give you one hour of technical support and safety tips to help you stand up and paddle for the first time. Most people learn how to do it the first day. With the right board your first experience should be a very enjoyable experience.
Our commitment to your health is second to none, that is why we also offer our friends one week of free BJJ or Muay Thai / Kickboxing training at Fight to Win Lake Norman.
Schedule your FREE TRIAL class at www.ftwlkn.com
And please remeber... PURA VIDA!!