BJJ BLACK BELT (Helio Soneca)
USKMA Black Belt
CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
Fitness Instructor Louisville Metro Police Department
CrossFit Level 1 Coach
Russian Kettlebell Instructor
CICS (Certified Indian Club Specialist)
In 2014, Garrett Watson founded MADE Fitness and Training Center located in Louisville, KY. This martial arts and dynamic exercise company, otherwise known as MADE, is the culmination of all of Garrett’s Fitness expertise and martial arts training for the past 15 years. In 2018, Garrett received a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt from World Champion, Helio Soneca. Garrett also studied Muay Thai kickboxing under the internationally recognized instructor, Eric Haycraft, and for several years fought MMA for Team Haycraft. During that time, Garrett served as a training and sparring partner for many high-level MMA competitors including Bellator MMA standout, Brent Wedman. Garrett has won several grappling competitions in both Gi and No Gi divisions. Garrett is a USKMA instructor and will receive his black belt in October 2019. Garrett has performed self-defense workshops for companies such as KFC, Papa Johns, and LG&E.
After Graduating Eastern Kentucky University with a Criminal Justice degree, Garrett earned several fitness certifications such as CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), Russian Kettlebell, CrossFit Level 1 coach, and many more. Garrett has worked with numerous individuals and teams of all types from youth to professional athlete. He specializes in tactical strength and conditioning which is focused on the needs of police, fire, and military personnel. He currently is a strength and conditioning coach for the Louisville metro police department where he is responsible for the physical training of new police recruits and is utilized by current officers for many fitness related services.