ACADEMY INSTRUCTORS

WE TEACH MARTIAL ARTS, AND ESPECIALLY BJJ, BECAUSE WE’RE INTERESTED IN MAKING LIFE BETTER FOR EVERYONE. WE BELIEVE THAT MARTIAL ARTS IS A GREAT WAY TO DO THAT. GREGOR GRACIE JIU-JITSU EXISTS TO HELP PEOPLE MAKE THEIR LIVES BETTER – KIDS, ADULTS, ATHLETES, FORMER ATHLETES, NEW TO FITNESS, MOMS, DADS, GRANDPARENTS, EVERYBODY.

GREGOR GRACIE

GREGOR GRACIE IS A BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU BLACK BELT UNDER RENZO GRACIE AND A FORMER WORLD CHAMPION IN THE LOWER BELT DIVISIONS WHO ALSO SUCCESSFULLY VENTURED INTO MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (MMA). GREGOR HAS ALSO COMPETED IN FREESTYLE WRESTLING WITH A NOTABLE WIN OVER DARRYL CHRISTIAN, A HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED WRESTLER.

FROM THE FAMOUS FAMILY LINEAGE OF THE GRACIE’S, GREGOR HAS BEEN COMPETING SINCE CHILDHOOD. WINNING GOLD IN EVERY MAJOR BJJ TOURNAMENT, HE DECIDED TO SHARE HIS KNOWLEDGE BY BECOMING AN INSTRUCTOR WHILE ALSO STAYING A TOP COMPETITOR WORLDWIDE.

 


FABIO COELHO

FABIO COELHO

MOVING TO NYC JUST THREE YEARS AGO, FABIO HAS CONTINUED TO COMPETE AND MEDAL IN BJJ TOURNAMENTS WHILE ALSO TEACHING SEMINARS IN BOTH BRAZIL AND THE US. FABIO HAS A LOYAL STUDENT FOLLOWING AND CONTINUES TO TRAIN COMPETITIVELY.


RAFAEL COSTA

TRAINING BJJ SINCE THE AGE OF 11 IN RIO DE JANEIRO, RAFAEL BECAME A TOP ATHLETE, MOVING TO NYC AND COMPETING NATIONALLY ALONG WITH MEDALLING IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. RAFAEL IS A WELL-RESPECTED INSTRUCTOR OF BJJ ALONG WITH BEING AN ACTIVE COMPETITOR.