Professor Luis Heredia

Professor Luis Heredia is a 6th Degree Black Belt under world famous Rickson Gracie.  He has  been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for almost 40 years with the best in the world and was able to learn directly from grandmaster Helio Gracie and Rickson Gracie.

Luis is a five time Pan Am Champion and has received many awards for his teaching dedication and tournament accomplishments.  His competition resume dates back to the mid 90’s when he participated in many of the Jiu-jitsu first tournaments.

  • Pan American Champion (2005, 2006, 2007 senior 2 black belt).
  • Copa Pacifica Champion (2000 black belt).
  • Annual Joe Moreira Champion (1997 black belt).
  • Pan American Silver Medallist (1996, 1998 Master black belt, 2004, 2008 & 2009 senior 2).
  • Joe Moreira Invitational (1997 black belt).

Professor Joel Bouhey is a second degree Black Belt under professor Luis Heredia.. He teaches many of the Adult Beginners, No-Gi, Competition classes and Women Jiu Jitsu/Self Defense.  Joel is also a veteran black belt competitor.  Tournament accomplishments:

  • Metamoris veteran.
  • 2012 Abu Dhabi Trial gold medalist.
  • 2015 Gracie Worlds silver medalist.
  • 2016 Marianas Open veteran.

Professor Sam Lareau

Professor Sam is a third degree Black Belt under Luis Heredia. He teaches all the Kids classes.