Our Story


Founded in 2014, Tapout Fitness is part of the Tapout brand family. Tapout is owned and operated by two powerhouse brands; Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a brand development, marketing and entertainment company, which owns a global portfolio of over 30 lifestyle, sports, celebrity and entertainment brands, and World Wrestling Entertainment the preeminent provider of wrestling-based entertainment.

WWE Superstar
John Cena

Currently, we have more than 25 locations in development in the United States, and will have more than 400 domestically and internationally over the next 5 years.


Our experts have some serious credentials.



Coach Coletti oversees Tapout Fitness’s branded programming and is the creator of Tapout Fusion. His fitness philosophy is rooted in the premise that fitness must be fun, and engage both the mind and body, in order to make it part of your lifestyle.

At Tapout Fitness, Kyle has created addictive total body workouts that are quick and incorporate varying intervals to keep you coming back for more.

As a fitness entrepreneur, Kyle is the creator of the Focusmaster Fitness Workout and Focus45 Bootcamp. Adding a little celebrity to his accomplishments, Kyle was the winner of Spike TV’s “Sweat Inc.,” hosted by Jillian Michaels. Kyle’s Focusmaster concept beat out 27 other platforms and was awarded the $100,000 grand prize.



Coach Jackson has partnered with Tapout Fitness and developed our exclusive Tapout Martial Arts for Kids and Adults.

Greg has spent more than 20 years revolutionizing the world of mixed martial arts. In 1992, Greg co-founded the Jackson-Wink Academy, and is universally acknowledged as the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts coach and instructor. With an 85% winning percentage, Greg has also trained 14 world champions and fighters, including George St. Pierre, Jon Jones and Sarah Kaufman.

At Tapout Fitness, Greg incorporates the techniques pros use and makes them accessible to everyone. Plus, you’ll benefit from the martial arts mind-body connection, which is key to outstanding results.


William Carpenter

Coach Carpenter oversees martial arts training and operations. William started his journey in Kenpo Karate in 1976 under the tutelage of the late Grand Master Bill Packer in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and has attained a Black Belt.

William also designed, built and opened his first Jiu-Jitsu and MMA Academy, with extensive programming for both adults and children. He has trained and was certified to teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by Pedro Carvalho and achieved his Black Belt in 2011. Lastly, William ran a successful Jiu-Jitsu and MMA Academy and competition team for more than 20 years.