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Grappling Mastery is Central Florida’s best in Grappling Instruction for the Mixed Martial Arts and Self Defense. Grappling Mastery is a hybrid style, effectively combining the best techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with Greco-Roman Wrestling, Judo, Sambo, and other submission styles such as Catch-as-Catch-Can. It is truly a complete and effective grappling style that will work on the street as well as in tournaments. We offer Anti-Bullying Classes for Kids, Self Defense and Ladies Only Classes. All our BJJ and Grappling Classes are taught by Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, USBJJF, and IBJJF Certified Black Belt, Brian Ruscio. We also have successful Muay Thai and MMA programs for those that want to add striking to their skillset.
Learn from an Undefeated Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt & North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Pan-American Expert Champion!!!
Local Military, Firefighters, Police Officers, and MMA Fighters choose Grappling Mastery as the Best Academy in Mount Dora, Eustis, Tavares, or Leesburg for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, and Self Defense Instruction.
Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Certified by IBJJF
Florida State BJJ Champion Adv. NoGi
IBJJF Certified Referee
Experienced Wrestling Coach
Experienced USA Wrestling Referee
NESTA Certified MMA Conditioning Coach
ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer
Brian Ruscio has been training in Grappling since he started USA Wrestling at the early age of 5. After many years of training he started coaching and refereeing matches. He started his training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at a Gracie Barra school in 2005, winning the Florida State BJJ Advanced No Gi Championships while only a blue belt and achieved his Black Belt seven years later in 2012. Brian has successfully created a Hybrid Grappling Style by combining the best moves from Greco-Roman Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Sambo, and Catch-as-Catch-Can. Brian Ruscio is constantly evolving his Grappling style and believes in continuous improvement to achieve "Grappling Mastery". He is excited to share his style of martial arts with you!!