RMA Jiu Jitsu Academy is locally owned by a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor.
Our mission is to teach each of our students with love and respect. Loyalty, Respect and Love are our core values. We are here, as a family, with our heart and soul to help you achieve your goals.
We are here for you! Your goal is our goal!
Coach Riley grew up on a farm in a rural town in North Carolina. Having no interest or ability for physical sports, most of his time was spent playing video games and watching martial arts movies.
While in high school, Riley discovered a VHS cassette of the original Ultimate Fighting Championship. Seeing a smaller competitor choke or nearly break the arms of much larger opponents seemed like something magical from one of those martial arts movies or video games come to life. This was Riley’s first glimpse at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Coach Eddie began training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2009 at the age of 31, initially just to lose weight. He had been the heaviest he have ever been weighing in at 270 lbs. Within two years of training and diet he was able to loose over 100 lbs and kept training earned his purple belt through a Rickson Gracie Black Belt in 2012. In 2013,
Coach Stephen started training Jiu Jitsu in January of 2013 because of a New Year’s resolution to get in better shape. He didn’t know at the time, but that first day on the mats would be life changing. Now a purple belt, Coach Stephen is very passionate about training and coaching kids and teens.
Joao (John) Marcelo Ribeiro
Lance stared training under Professor Marcelo Ribeiro when he was only 6 years old. Now with 12 years old Lance is a Grey and Black belt and continues his Jiu Jitsu Life style training and helping teach the kids class with his 6 years of Jiu Jitsu experience.
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