Yareli “The Natural” Pacheco

Coach & Fighter

Brief info

Yareli "The Natural" Pacheco also known as Coach YaYa, started training under coach Ricardo Jimenez in 2016. An accomplished blackbelt under the Dragon Snake system, gaining an amateur Muay Thai regional championship title along with 2nd place in the regional USMTO championships tournament. She most definitely has the fighting style of a 'Dragon' with all the spinning strikes and a 'Snake' with her ability to strike from different angles and catching opponents off guard. Her desire is to continue competing and improving as a student to bring the newest material available when coaching. Coach "YaYa" has experience in coaching at every skill level, From day 1 children's classes to adults advanced striking.


Clients Say

Every second we are learning, and being pushed farther then we thought we ever could. Its the dragon family that keeps you coming back! Im grateful for these people they are so motivating and i feel i crawl out better then i when i walked in. Coach Rick is an amazing coach who pays attention to every detail every move every second to help better you every day.

Joel Collins

Facebook Review

Whenever I get an opportunity to workout at Dragon Snake MMA and Fitness I am grateful! I not only great a workout in but I also learn a lot about mixed martial arts and health and fitness. Ricky and his team are great to work with and are always supportive and motivating. If you’re in the area, I recommend checking them out!

Ro Chittick

Google Review

Coach Rick is absolutely fantastic in his teaching style and technique. I have never had a bad lesson in this gym. 5 stars!

Jovan Lombard

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