Jeff Curran (4° Black Belt) -
Team Curran Jiu-Jitsu Ascociation Director

Jeff Curran is the founder of the Team Curran Jiu-Jitsu Ascociation and has a competitive history in MMA and BJJ that spans 20 years and counting.


Mr. Curran has devoted his life to martial arts for the past 25 years without rest and has managed to build a world-recognized team as well as become known as one of the top competitors in the world.

He and his staff have stayed the course to develop and brand their programs to be sought out and recognized inside the community and around the globe.

Mr. Curran has obtained the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt under the legendary Master Pedro Sauer and has been trained and mentored by the world renowned Frank Cucci.

We believe in leading by example and have been fortunate enough to have led and trained thousands of students over the past 2 decades. Professor Curran Makes it out to team Haanpaa on a regular basis to oversee belt promotions and teach seminars. 

Professor Curran (Left), and Coach Darby (Right)
Darby Allen (BlackBelt) -
Head Instructor and Programs Director 

As the director of all programs at Team Haanpaa Martial Arts, it is my mission to see every student define specific goals and achieve their full potential. I believe that the hard work and sacrifice on the mat with Martial Arts translates into results in everyday life. Through training Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing, or Boxing you will learn habits and mindsets that will carry over into every area of your life and help you become the best possible version of yourself.