ABOUT

VKNJA

BEGINNINGS

The unconventional training system focused on safe and mindful bodyweight and steel mace movements designed for all fitness levels.​ 

ERIK "ESIK" MELAND

Erik ‘Esik’ Melland is the CEO and founder of Viking Ninja LLC. He embodies the Viking Ninja - rooted within his Norwegian and Korean descent.


His background as a massage therapist, fitness coach and creative artist has allowed him to design a program that is built around Balance, Discipline and the Warrior Spirit. His unconventional training system focusing on safe and mindful Bodyweight and Steel Mace movements for performance, strength, mobility and recovery.


Erik’s journey has led him to train with athletes within major professional sports (NFL, UFC, MLB, NHL) as well as individuals who are starting or furthering their fitness.


Erik lives by the motto of “Kill your Ego” and expects students to enter the program with an open mind and willingness to learn and struggle. 

VKNJA

TEAM MEMBERS

Zane Roebuck

DIRECTOR OF

SYSTEMS

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TJ Lawson

DIRECTOR OF

EDUCATION

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Jimmy Walker

DIRECTOR OF

OUTREACH

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Erin Furry

MASTERS WOMEN"S COACH

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Joe Fusco

DIRECTOR OF

SYSTEMS

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VKNJA

PROFESSIONALS

Donald "Cowboy"

Cerrone

MMA FIGHTER

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John "The Magician"

Dodson

MMA FIGHTER

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Pam "Bayley"

Martinez

WWE SUPERSTAR

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Cody "No Love" Gardbrandt

MMA FIGHTER

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Carlos "The Natural

Born Killer" Condit

MMA FIGHTER

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Dan "Dynamite"

Ige

MMA FIGHTER

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Brandon "Killer B"

Davis

MMA FIGHTER

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Jason "The Kid"

Knight

MMA FIGHTER

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Andre "Touchy"

Fili

MMA FIGHTER

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Tiffany "Time Bomb"

Van Soest

MMA FIGHTER

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Jinh Hei

Yu - Frey

MMA FIGHTER

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Said

Yokub

MMA FIGHTER

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VKNJA AMBASSADORS

Donald "Cowboy"

Cerrone

MMA FIGHTER

John "The Magician"

Dodson

MMA FIGHTER

Pam "Bayley"

Martinez

WWE SUPERSTAR

Cody "No Love" Gardbrandt

MMA FIGHTER

EXPERIENCE

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