Orchard is a 3rd degree black belt under 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo. With over 23 years of mixed martial arts experience, he began his career as a wrestler, transitioning to MMA, then jiu-jitsu, and jiu-jitsu with palm strikes. A Shugyo Invitational Champion, Nathan has competed in over 20 MMA fights and has tested himself against some of the biggest names in the sport.
As an instructor, Nathan’s ability to articulate the finest details of his craft to all levels of no-gi jiu-jitsu enthusiasts is well-respected around the grappling community. His coaching style is succinct and thoughtful, time-tested and experimental; he is able break down complex movements to a simple, easy to digest form while also preserving the sacred intricacies of the sport. As a student, the only limit to your martial arts journey is your ability to ask questions and find your true path. Nathan teaches what he knows works; what has been tested and proven at the pinnacle of the sport.
Prior to establishing 10th Planet Seattle, he co-founded the highly successful 10th Planet Portland.
22 YEARS OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE
OVER 20 PROFESSIONAL MMA FIGHTS
6 TIME EBI (EDDIE BRAVO INVITATIONAL) VETERAN
4 TIME CJJ (COMBAT JIU-JITSU) FINALIST
The 10th Planet Seattle Team
Serving Seattle, Bellevue and the surrounding areas at 10th Planet Seattle Jiu Jitsu, our main goal is to create a space where people can use Martial Arts to develop awareness and live up to their highest potential. Whether you are looking to learn self-defense or want to get into shape and lose weight,10th Planet Seattle has what you need. We have a great staff with a variety of skills and knowledge to help you reach your goals, create a healthy lifestyle, and learn how to defend yourself -- while having fun!