BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU BLACK BELT
Marcus is a U.S. Army veteran, and current first responder in Washington, DC. Marcus began his martial arts training by receiving some Krav Maga training while in the military. Years later Marcus received some basic Gracie self defense training for first responders. In 2012 Marcus decided to continue his training and took his first Jiu-Jitsu class. After that he was hooked, and made Jiu-Jitsu a priority and part of his lifestyle. Marcus began training with Cesar Paredes, and has been actively training for about ten years. Marcus has earned all his belts under Cesar Paredes/Pedro Sauer.
2012 - Started his Jiu-Jitsu journey
2013 - Awarded Blue Belt
2017 - Awarded Purple Belt
2020 - Awarded Brown Belt