Leading Edge Martial Arts/TPC Orange in Orange, Texas, is a Team Punishment Crew affiliate offering Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. Instructor Cliff Hargrave has been training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 1996, with Pat “Hawk” Hardy’s Texas Punishment Crew. Cliff was promoted to blue belt by Royce Gracie in December 2000, to purple belt by Royce Gracie in November 2006, and to brown belt by Royce Gracie in May 2008.
In addition to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Cliff holds the rank of nidan (2nd degree black belt) in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate, and sandan (3rd degree black belt) in Atemi Waza – Goshin Budo Jiu-Jitsu. Cliff has been a police officer for 23 years and is a firearms and defensive tactics instructor at the Lamar Institute of Technology Regional Police Academy in Beaumont.
Leading Edge Martial Arts is located at Body Works in Orange.