10th Planet Omaha
Nebraska’s SIMS Martial Arts Academy, affiliated with the revolutionary 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu system, is no longer the Heartland’s best kept secret. With the success of its competitors in the cage and on the sporting mats, SIMS dojo is quickly making a name for itself as a premiere academy in the midwest. By using “No Way as Way”, SIMS (an acronym for the Science of Integrated Martial Systems) merges aspects of Jujitsu, Karate, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do/Jun fan gung fu, Kali, and more to create a unique martial system. Students ranging from hobbyists, to amateur and professional fighters, to law enforcement, and even UFC veterans have taken advantage of all the SIMS instructors have to offer. Whether the goal is to lose weight, gain general fitness, learn self-defense, or become the next MMA world champion SIMS can take you there.”106 E Mission St
Bellevue NE 68005
With over 20 years of martial arts experience, Sensei Derek Stewart is arguably the best the Heartland has to offer. Sensei Derek Stewart is a 4th Degree Black Belt through the Otomi Martial Arts, a 3rd degree black belt in Kihido Karate, a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Sanuces Ryu Jiu-Jitsu under former world champion Shihan Daryl Johnson, and certified instructor in the progressive fighting arts.
In addition to all of Sensei Derek’s martial arts achievements he is the first 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Brown belt in Nebraska promoted under the creator of the 10th Planet system, the legendary Eddie Bravo. Ever the student, he is currently continuing his study of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Filipino Martial Arts, Kickboxing, and more. Derek’s talent and passion for teaching are evidenced by his deepening pool of successful jiu jitsu practitioners and fighters under his tutelage.