JW Wright has been training Gracie Jiu Jitsu for 20 years. He is a 2nd degree black belt under the Gracie family and represents the original Gracie Academy in Brazil. JW believes that a true martial artist can apply all techinques they know in real life scenarios and this is why he has been successful as a professional MMA fighter and one of just a handful of Americans that has won a gold medal at the prestigous Pan American championships as a black belt. Students of Professor Wright have won championships at every major Jiu Jitsu event in the world including the Worlds, Pan Ams, European, Abu Dhabi Pro and Brazilian nationals, and Master worlds. He is also the founder of FUJIBJJ and Respect Pro jiu Jitsu events.