Jose Luis Acanda is a Virginia based professional who is listed among the country’s best Martial Arts trainers. His students have gained success in a variety of martial arts tournaments, and according to Jose, he feels proud of his students’ achievements. The Cuban born martial artist was a friend of the famous UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter Hector Lombard. He learned Olympic-style Tae Kwon Do from Cuban Sports Federation.
In Cuba, Acanda became the National Champion for four times. For him, martial arts is more than a sport, and he is so much associated with this sport that he has dedicated his whole life to it. Other than martial arts, he also enjoys various fitness activities such as running, biking, dancing, and playing paintball. In his free times, he likes to mingle with his family members (two sisters and one brother).
Jose Luis Acanda has produced many martial arts champions. After relocating to America, he inaugurated a school in Virginia that run for eight years. The school specialized in teaching the students the martial arts. He also became the Virginia state champion. While working in Lifetime Fitness as a Personal Trainer (from February 2005 to April 2007), Acanda provided health and fitness training to a great number of clients with a variety of fitness needs.