ACE Coaching Team

At ACE MMA we want you to be safe and learning from the best. Our Coaching Team have extensive knowledge and experience in Martial Arts as both competitors and coaches.

Shaj 'Superman' Haque

Classes - MMA, Kickboxing, Kids Kickboxing, Fight Team Training

Shaj is formerly UK no1 ranked Professional Flyweight and one of the best in the world. He is the first Made 4 The Cage 2 Weight European Champion. Shaj has competed in many of the largest organisations in the world such as Cage Warriors, BAMMA and Fight Nights Global. 

Shaj is renowned for his exceptional footwork, head movement and striking skills and is also a purple belt in BJJ along with fantastic MMA wrestling ability.  Shaj has over 10 years of coaching experience, and also holds a First Class BSc (Hons) Degree in Sports Coaching demonstrating his knowledge, experience and coaching skills.

Jordan Cooper

Classes - Grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kids BJJ


Jordan is a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He is a multiple time British and Irish Open Gold Medallist. Jordan is a submission specialist with over 8 years of experience and has travelled around the world learning from some of the greatest Brazlian Jiu Jitsu Practitioners. Jordan has also competed successfully in MMA before specialising in BJJ giving him fantastic understanding of both Sport Jiu Jitsu and Grappling for MMA.

Shamsul Haque

Classes - Kids Grappling, Kids & Parents MMA


Shamsul has over 13 years experience in competing at a professional level and coaching MMA, he is a former top 10 UK Professional Flyweight and is currently Made 4 The Cage Strawweight Champion. Shamsul also has a vast amount of experience in coaching all levels from professional fighters to young children that are new to the sport.

Additionally, Shamsul is a qualified level 3 personal trainer and is currently studying to be a teacher in primary education. 
Shamsul's knowledge, experience and passion has been a significant factor to our exceptional kids program.

Oobie Rahman

Classes - Kickboxing

Oobie has over 12 years of experience and has won multiple kickboxing tournaments. Oobie is a former undefeated Professional Mixed Martial Artist who retired from competition but continued  training and became a coach. He has substantial knowledge and experience in Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA.

Oobie is also the padman of coach and fighter Shaj Haque in preparation for his professional fights.

Navid Rostaie

Classes - MMA

Navid has over 13 years of experience in Martial Arts, he finished his amateur MMA Career with a 9-1 record winning multiple British titles, however unfortunately due to a serious knee injury he was unable to compete as a Professional. He however continued training, coaching and improving his skills.

Navid has extensive knowledge in nutrition, weight cutting and strength and conditioning. Although not actively competing, Navid is one of the most knowledgeable Martial Artists in the UK.


Jennie Haque

Classes - Womens MMA & Fitness, Kids Class Assistant


Jennie has been involved in Martial Arts for over 10 years. She originally trained kickboxing then later took up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. She herself lost over 3 stones training Martial Arts and is an inspiration to others. Jennie has fantastic coaching skills which is proven by the outstanding feedback received from her classes. 


Aaron Givens (Apprentice Coach)

Classes - Kickboxing, Kids Class Assistant

Aaron is a young prospect in MMA with 5 years of experience. He is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and has competed in Kickboxing, Grappling and MMA bouts. Aaron has experience in teaching kids in multiple sports and despite his age has great skills and exceptional coaching ability.