INSTRUCTOR | Justin Christopher
Justin Christopher is a certified Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Master Pedro Sauer and co-founder of Gracie Cincinnati.
Mr. Christopher has traveled the world competing and training under the guidance of the top Jiu Jitsu instructors available including some of the great Masters of the art Pedro Sauer, Relson Gracie and Rickson Gracie.
Mr. Christopher has also had the privilege to instruct some of the Nations top special warfare operators and Law Enforcement SWAT teams in the combat effectiveness of Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Teaching over the last decade he has amassed a broad and extensive understanding of self-defense, its many benefits, and how to create a fun and responsive learning environment.
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR | Randal Burton
Mr Burton has been training martial arts for over 14 years, studying an eclectic mix of progressive self defense systems. He has trained with some of the top martial artists in the world, and has competed at the world level.
Mr. Burton brings a fresh and entertaining perspective on development of skill and attitude.
Randal enjoys keeping it playful and keeping it real.
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR | Kenneth Bria
Kenny Bria is currently a certified Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Jim Kelly.
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR | Steve Wong
Steve Wong is currently a certified Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Jim Kelly.
COACH | Billy “Mojo” Horne
Billy Horne is currently a certified Gracie Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt under Jim Kelly & Justin Christopher.
COACH | Robert Roselli
Robert Roselli is currently a certified Gracie Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt under Jim Kelly and Justin Christopher. Robert started training Gracie Jiu Jitsu in September of 2008 as a form of exercise and quickly became addicted to the art.
Robert believes that Gracie Jiu Jitsu is first and foremost a form of self defense. He enjoys the art of Jiu Jitsu and has had the privilege to learn from Masters Rickson Gracie, Relson Gracie and Pedro Sauer as well as Ryron Gracie, Kron Gracie, Henry Akins and Ralek Gracie.