Nick D - Assistant Instructor

Nick D.

Nick D. – Helps as the Assistant kid’s instructor at Gracie Lake Norman. Nick has 4 years experience under Ranard. He is currently working towards his Purple belt. You will notice the the good vibes.  He does a fantastic job help to inspire and guide the Gracie LKN kids.

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Robert F.

Robert F.

Robert F. – 6th Degree Black Belt in Karate with over 36+ years of Martial Arts experience.  He is a Brown belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and has a well-rounded approach to martial arts and teaching.  He teaches striking on Tuesday’s at 5:15pm @ Gracie Lake Norman.

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Matt M.

Matt M.

Matt M., 2nd degree Brown Belt under Ranard Brown, and great Gracie Jiu-Jitsu assistant instructor. I started training with Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Lake Norman in 2012 because I wanted to spend more quality time with my son. In the past I trained in Army Combatives, law enforcement self defense, and wrestling, but nothing compares to the high […]

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Ranard B.

Ranard B. (Brown), a Black belt under the instruction of Master Luiz Palhares, is head instructor for Jag Jiu-jitsu and Self-offense. Professor Brown previously trained under Royce Gracie, for 13 years.  Mr. Brown has been honored with training, coaching, and cornering two UFC fighters as well as many other BJJ and MMA champions since beginning his […]

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