hillary Hillary LeFay is the co-instructor for Clarion MMA’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Program and the lead instructor of our womens’ programs.

She is an active competitor in both Gi and No-gi Brazillian Jiu Jitsu tournaments and is an avid runner.  Hillary is currently training and seeking advancement in jiu jitsu, judo, and kickboxing.

When she’s not on the mat Hillary teaches music lessons in classrooms, in small groups and one-on-one.  During her 15 years of teaching experience she has had success with students from ages 2 to 69 with varying skill sets and abilities, including children with special needs such as autism, Tourette’s syndrome, Asperger’s, and attention deficit disorders.

Hillary’s history of athletic competition began in high school with soccer.  Seeking something a little more “full-contact” she joined the women’s rugby team while at college at the University of Virginia.  After college she began muay thai kickboxing classes.  She has spent the past several years competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments and running races.


About Hillary:
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  • No-gi Submission Grappling, Expert  Gold Medal

2014 Crimson Combat Tournament  Indiana, PA

 

  • No-gi Submission Grappling, Expert Silver Medal

2014 NAGA  Pittsburgh, PA

 

  • No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Silver Medal

2013 Canadian Open   Ontario, Canadahillary2

 

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Silver Medal

2013 Canadian Open   Ontario, Canada

 

  • No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2012 Tri-State Open   Cincinnati, Ohio

 

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2012 Tri-State Open   Cincinnati, Ohio

 

  • No-gi Grappling  Second Place

2012 Ohio Grappling Challenge   Medina, Ohio

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  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2011 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PA

 

  • No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2011 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PA

 

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2011 Tri-State Open   Cincinnati, Ohio

 

  • Women’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2011 Cold Steel Submission Only Tournament

 

  • No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Second Place

2011 Cold Steel Submission Only Tournament

 

  • Award for fastest submission (25 seconds!)

2011 Cold Steel Submission Only Tournament

 

  • No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Third Place

2010 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PA

 

  • Teaches Piano, acoustic guitar, electric guitar,
    violin, bass guitar, cello, & voice