Head Instructor & Co-Owner
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 started training in 2001 under Helio Gracie’s son and UFC Hall of Fame and Champion Royce Gracie, for 14 years from White to 3rd degree Brown belt. He then went to train under Helio Gracie/Rickson Gracie Corel belt Master Luiz Palhares. Mr. Brown has been a long time competitor winning various local, regional championships. He traveled to Europe to become the 2017 IBJJF Zurich Open Master Black Belt division Champion in Switzerland. He has been honored with training, coaching, and cornering UFC fighters as well as many other BJJ and MMA champions since beginning his martial arts training. He is passionate and humble about teaching in a sport that he greatly respects and honors.