renzoLeo LeFay is the organizer and manager of Clarion MMA.  He is the instructor of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA and childrens’ classes.

He is an active competitor in both Gi and No-gi Brazillian Jiu Jitsu tournaments.  Leo is currently training and seeking advancement in jiu jitsu, judo, and kickboxing.  He is constantly seeking improvement and this has led him to travel extensively to train with some of the best instructors in the world.  His training has led him coast to coast in the US, up into Canada, as well as down to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Leo began his formal martial arts training in 1991 with Kenmpo B, which is a style blending traditional Kempo karate with American Kenpo.   In 1994 Leo continued his training as he joined the U.S. Army as a paratrooper.  While enlisted, he furthered his training in American Kenpo and also learned several new skills, including military hand-to-hand combat, fixed bayonet combat, Military Operations on Urban Terrain and crowd control/riot suppression.

Competition Highlights:

No-gi Submission Grappling Gold Medal

2014 Rock Solid Challenge, Slippery Rock, PA

 

No-gi Submission Grappling Gold Medalleo

2014 NAGA, Pittsburgh PA

 

No-Gi Submission Grappling Silver Medal

2014 Crimson Combat Tournament, Indiana, PA

 

No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Bronze Medal

2013 Canadian Open   Ontario, Canada

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Bronze Medal

2013 Canadian Open   Ontario, Canada

 

No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2012 Tri-State Open   Cincinnati, Ohioleo banner

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Second Place

2012 Tri-State Open   Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Judo third Place, Master’s Division

2012 AYD Judo Tournament    Pittsburgh, PA

 

No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Second Place

2012 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PA1622478_10100345430157575_1993398654304041187_o

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Second Place

2011 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PA

 

No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu First Place

2011 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PA

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu first place

2011 Cold Steel Submission Only Tournament

 

No-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu runner-up

2010 Kumite Classic Pittsburgh, PAIMG_8845

 

Select Training

Parachute Infantry Regiment Basic Airborne Course

Fort Benning, GA

 

Sabalauski Air Assault School

Fort Campbell, KY

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt

Jean Jacques Machado

 

Judo Brown Belt

Tim Quaill

 

Member of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force

Port Au Prince, Haiti