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Prof. Dave Gonzalez- 3rd Degree Black Belt

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David-Gonzales Prof Dave Gonzales is originally from Newark NJ. Started BJJ in 1995 With and was awarded his Black Belt in Apr 2009 by Master Royler Gracie and Prof. David Adiv. Prof. Dave was awarded his Professor stripes in May 2010. Prof. Dave also holds a Black belt in Taekwondo From Jay Warwick.

Lineage- Helio Gracie > Royler Gracie/David Adiv > David Gonzalez

Prof. Jason Figliano-1st Degree Black Belt

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Jason-FiglianoJason Figliano has been training in Jiu Jitsu since 2001. In 2004 Jason joined the RGDA as a Blue belt. In 2009 Jason was awarded his Brown belt from Prof. Paul Abel under the eyes of Master Royler Gracie and Prof. David Adiv at the Gracie Newjersey academy. Jason has competed in many tournaments and in 2010 won Bronze in the Abu Dhabi Pro Qualifiers in Montreal, Canada. Jason is one of the Instructors at the Bolton Competition Team School. Jason has also fought MMA with a record of 4-0, he is currently the AFC Amature Heavyweight and Superheavyweight Champion. On September 14 2013, Jason was Awarded his Black Belt from Professor Paul Able under the eyes of Master Royler Gracie after 12 years of training. In 2014 Master Royler Gracie Awarded Jason with his Professor Stripes

Lineage- Helio Gracie > Royler Gracie/David Adiv > Paul Abel > Jason Figliano


Coach Paul Wuzynski-Black Belt


Lineage- Helio Gracie > Royler Gracie/David Adiv > David Gonzalez/Jason Figliano > Paul Wuzynski


Coach Luigi De Santo- Black Belt

62193802_2241495142601476_9205770346047733760_oLineage- Helio Gracie > Royler Gracie/David Adiv > David Gonzalez/Jason Figliano > Luigi De Santo






Royler Gracie (born December 6, 1965).

He has been training Jiu Jitsu since he was 3 years old. He learned from his father (Helio Gracie), with brothers and cousins practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He coordinated the Gracie Humaitá Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for many years under the direction of his father Helio, but currently lives in San Diego.
As the son of the late Grandmaster, Helio Gracie and brother of Rorion, Relson, Rickson, Rolker, Royce, Rherika, Robin and Ricci.
Royler Gracie has a 7 degree red / black strip in the pioneer style by his family, Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Before her retirement, In addition to several fights of Vale Tudo, Royler competed sportily in the black belt for more than 20 years.
Royler is 4 times World Jiu-Jitsu Champion in the Featherweight category (up to 67kg).
3-time ADCC Champion (the largest non-kimono sports championship in the world),Champion Pan American, several times champion Brazilian and Carioca.


  • 7th degree coral belt

  • 40+ years of competition experience

  • Coauthored 3 BJJ books

  • 11 Professional MMA fights



Rolker Gracie is a 7th degree red and black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a prominent member of the Gracie family and the fourth son of Helio Gracie.
Along with his younger brother Royler Gracie he is associated with the Gracie Humaitá jiu-jitsu school.
Rolker began training in Jiu Jitsu under his father Helio at age 6. He is the brother of fighters Relson Gracie, Rickson Gracie, Royler Gracie, Royce Gracie, Robin Gracie, and UFC co-founder Rorion Gracie. Rolker has competed for over 20 years and has won numerous Jiu-Jitsu championships in Brazil.