Underground Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Instructors

Our mission at Underground Jiu-Jitsu Academy is to create a family-friendly training environment that focuses on the self-defense aspect of Gracie jiu-jitsu. We are committed to providing all students with a fun, safe, and supportive environment that promotes a well-rounded sense of physical and mental health utilizing the teachings of Grand Master Helio Gracie & Grand Master Carlos Gracie via Royce Gracie’s Jiu-Jitsu Network 360 program.

Founder & Head Instructor

John King

Founder & Head Instructor at Underground Jiu-Jitsu Academy

  • Certified Royce Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Instructor & Gym Affiliate 2021
  • Brown Belt – Spring 2018 from Rodrigo Gracie
  • Purple Belt – Spring 2014 from Rodrigo Gracie 
  • Blue Belt – Spring 2011 from Royce Gracie 
  • White Belt/Jiu-Jitsu Start in 2010
  • 7+ years of jiu-jitsu teaching experience 
  • Dakota County Technical College Alumni
  • Certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR & AED for Adults, Children, & Infants) for the Health Care Provider

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Office Manager & Instructor

Winona Wabasha

Instructor at Underground Jiu-Jitsu Academy

  • Blue Belt – 2018 from Rodrigo Gracie 
  • White Belt/Jiu-Jitsu Start in 2016
  • Registered & Licensed Dental Hygienist in the State of Minnesota 
  • Normandale Community College & Minnesota State University, Mankato Alumni 
  • Former Childcare Worker & Teacher’s Aide at Playworks Childcare Center in Prior Lake, MN
  • Former Emergency Medical Responder
  • Certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR & AED for Adults, Children, & Infants) for the Health Care Provider 

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