10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Santa Fe


Our Coaches

We’re in the Business of Changing Lives

Ruben Rivera

2nd Degree Black Belt

14+ Years Experience

Favorite Submission: The one that gets the job done.

Coach Ruben began training mixed martial arts in 2009 at the age of 21 in Santa Fe, New Mexico under Tait Fletcher. Ruben developed a deep passion for the sport of Jiu Jitsu and eventually left MMA behind to gave his complete attention to Jiu Jitsu. Ruben would go on to earn his Jiu Jitsu Black Belt from Eddie Bravo and Tait Fletcher in 2015.

Jennifer Rivera

Brown Belt

8+ years experience 

Favorite Submission: Heel Hook

Coach Jenn first began training Jiu Jitsu in Los Angeles under Eddie Bravo, she received her blue belt and purple from Sensei Eddie and went on to receive her brown belt from Ruben Rivera. She has competed all throughout her Jiu Jitsu career; from Ibjjf tournaments to professional events. She is a former United States Marine, mother, and wife.

Vince Barreda

Brown Belt

6+ Years Experience

Favorite Submission: Triangle Choke

Coach Vince’s grappling journey began in the wrestling room in his hometown of El Paso, Tx. He would grow up wrestling and boxing, and eventually entering mixed martial arts. He then made his way to NM where he would find 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu. He heads the 10th Planet Kids program a he continues to grow his skills as a grappler.