About Us



Process Over Prize is a Veteran owned brand, committed to focusing on the importance of the process; the routine that makes you better, not the prize that you receive at the end. Our goal is to help every individual, beginner through expert, who seeks knowledge to not only attain, but surpass their training goals. Through our long-term commitment to the PROCESS OVER the PRIZE, we strive to be known as a brand that promotes positive lifestyles through the physical and mental conditioning of each individual.


The Process Over Prize Team:

Founder and Owner: Martin Thomas

Professor Martin is an active-duty military service member with over 20 years of combat sports experience. After training and competing primarily in Jiu Jitsu for 12 years, he was promoted to black belt by Professor Fredson Paixao in December of 2020. As a result of being an active-duty service member, Professor Martin has trained and competed in jiu jitsu both nationally and internationally. 




Co-Owner: Rina Thomas

As a Marine veteran, Rina is dedicated to excellence and service in every aspect of life. The discipline and leadership skills that she learned during her time in the military have helped shape her into the person she is today.

 Her passion for fitness and nutrition led her to become a certified fitness trainer and nutrition coach. She believes that health and wellness are essential for living a fulfilling life, and she’s committed to helping others achieve their fitness goals and improve their overall well-being.

This passion and commitment lead her to co-found Process Over Prize. As an entrepreneur in her field, she has provided personalized training and coaching services to clients all over the world.

 In addition to her work as a fitness trainer and nutrition coach, she’s also an active member of her community.

 Overall, the culmination of her experiences have taught her the importance of hard work, dedication, and perseverance. She is committed to continuing to grow and learn in all aspects of her life, and looks forward to helping others do the same.