Lauren Sacks

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Women's Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Lauren SacksWomen’s Jiu-Jitsu instructor Lauren Sacks began training Karate and Kickboxing at ten years old through most of her high school career. She graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Arts. After interning with companies like Sony Computer Entertainment America and Hands-On Mobile, Lauren decided that she spent enough time playing virtual characters; now she wants to be the real thing.

Since beginning to train at Marin MMA in 2011, Lauren has become a jiu-jitsu fanatic, winning 5 gold medals, 2 silver, and one bronze in her first year at white belt alone. Her more recent titles include:

– Pan American Silver Medalist – Blue Belt – 2015

– Gold – U.S. Open – Blue Belt 2014, White Belt 2013

– Bronze – U.S. Open 2013 – Blue Belt

– Gold – American Cup – Blue Belt – 2014

– Silver – American Cup 2013 – White Belt

– Bronze – San Francisco Open – Blue Belt 2014, White Belt 2013


Lauren works at Marin MMA as the Program Director  as well as leading Women’s Jiu-Jitsu on Fridays at 5PM.

Lauren is available for private lessons for your son or daughter. She brings a high level of enthusiasm and utilizes her game-design skills to make Jiu-Jitsu fun and accessible for kids of all ages.