Daniel Paulino

Daniel was born in New York, NY. He started training BJJ at the Renzo Gracie Academy in 2008 at the age of 17. Daniel’s favorite Jiu-Jitsu moves are half guard, half guard pass, and cross choke from the mount. Fun fact about Daniel: he speaks fluent Portuguese Classes he teaches: BJJ All Levels

Jin Yung

Jin is originally from Hong Kong. He started training BJJ in 2003, and has been teaching as a black belt for over 10 years. Fun fact about Jin: he has a Masters in Education. Class he teaches: BJJ All Levels

Fabio Coelho

Fabio was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais in Brazil. He started doing Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 14 with Vinicius Magalhães aka Draculino. Fabio achieved the rank of 3rd degree black belt under Renzo Gracie. He has been teaching at the Renzo Gracie Academy for over 8 years. His favorite BJJ move is the […]

Bridget Grace

Bridget was born in Trenton, NJ. She has been doing BJJ since 2012. Her favorite Jiu-Jitsu moves are strangles and arm locks. Bridget received her black belt from Master Renzo Gracie in 2020. Fun fact about Bridget: she sang opera in high school. Bridget teaches womens’ BJJ class & kids class.

Robson Gracie Jr.

Robson was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he is Renzo’s youngest brother. Robson started doing BJJ when he was 3 years old and has been teaching for the past 9 years. His favorite BJJ move is the arm-bar. Robson is an undefeated professional martial-artist currently signed with Bellator MMA, one of the world’s leading […]

Rafael Costa

Professor Rafael AKA Rafa was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has been doing Jiu-Jitsu since he was 11 years old. He has been a Professor for over 12 years. His favorite BJJ move is a triangle. Fun Fact about Rafa: he played soccer professionally.

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.

Igor Gracie

Igor was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He started training BJJ when he was 4 years old and has been teaching for 18 years. Fun fact about Igor: loves skydiving and surfing. Lineage: Carlos Gracie Sr., Rolls Gracie, Carlos Gracie Jr, Renzo Gracie

Mike Jaramillo

Mike was born in New York, NY. He is a black belt under Renzo Gracie and John Danaher and has been training since 1999. He has been teaching for 14 years and his favorite Jiu-Jitsu move is the mounted head and arm choke. Mike’s credentials include: No Gi Champion, Gi European Champion, and Pan-Am Silver […]