3Meet our Instructors


Daniel Ripper

Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Reylson Gracie > Paulo Maurício Strauch > Caio Terra > Mike Mitchell > Daniel Ripper

Daniel Ripper is a young, part-time instructor who inspires students with his energy and enthusiasm. He has also won various medals competing at the Jiu Jitsu Pan American Championships and The Masters World Championships.

As both a full-time real estate broker and Jiu Jitsu enthusiast, Daniel clearly shows that it is possible to balance work with exercise. He can help you learn how to get fit and stay fit while balancing a demanding career.



Adam Dunkel

Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Ralph Gracie > Adam Dunkel

Adam is a Ralph Gracie black belt. He was the U.S. Champion at brown belt in his respective class as well as the open weight class division. He is an innovative coach and technical genius who enjoys teaching Jiu Jitsu to kids and adults alike. His simple, effective teaching style makes it easy for newcomers to learn the basic moves quickly and easily.