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Matt "The Hammer" Hamill Training Seminar

Presenter/Instructor: Matt Hamill
Audience: Masters Course, Instructor-approved students only.
Date: Saturday, June 28, 2008
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Location: Dunwoody, location to be determined

The Matt "The Hammer" Hamill seminar will be an all-day workshop offered exclusively for the Dojo’s grappling students. Contact Mr. Gaffney for more details.

Who: Matt "The Hammer" Hamill


What: The seminar will be an all-day workshop offered exclusively for the Dojo’s grappling students.


Costs: $125 for full day Training.

How: Contact Mr. Gaffney for more details at 770-451-9900 or by email at Dunwoody@TeamDojo.com.

Presenter/Instructor: Matt Hamill

Matt "The Hammer" Hamill is a deaf American amateur wrestler and MMA fighter. He was a three-time NCAA Wrestling Division III National Champion (167 lb. class in 1997, 190 lb. class in 1998, and 197 lb. class in 1999) while attending the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. In November 2007, Matt was inducted into the RIT Athletics Hall of Fame.


Matt also participated in the Deaflympics in 1997 (Denmark) where he won both golds in greco-roman style and freestyle. Then in 2001 at Rome, Italy, Matt earned a silver in greco-roman style along with a gold medal in freestyle.


He was a contestant on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter reality television show, training under Tito Ortiz in the 205 lb (93 kg) weight class. He won a preliminary fight against Mike Nickels via decision, but was unable to continue into the semi-finals due to injuries.

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