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Have you register for Prof. Buckels Yet? Limited spaces available

Gracie Barra, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Fitness, MMA, MArtial Arts, Self Defense, Fight School, Muay Thai, Boxing, Kickboxing, Kids Martail Arts, Jonny ToussaKnowing your Professors,

Dear Member We are unresting when it comes to provide the best level of instruction to our team, for that you GB student have the privilege to work with some of the best professors of our network.

On the 20th of Feb We are bringing the GB Regional leader of the Midwest, Prof Buckels will be here for the first time with a BERIMBOLO guard seminar open to all the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts community of the chicagoland and surrounding towns of Burr Ridge, Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Lombard, La Grange, Western Springs, Willow Springs, Wheaton, Westmount, Naperville, Bollinbook and Glen Ellyn.

The spots are filling out quick. Please secure your spot contacting ” Jonny and or Cindy” and confirm your registration of $ 60,00 GB members and $80,00 non GB members.

Here is Prof Buckles BIO:

Gracie Barra Black Belt 2nd Degree

Mike is a master level practitioner of the martial arts with over 25 years of experience and holding 6 degrees of black belt in various forms of martial arts including a 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu under Master Carlos Gracie Jr. and professor Marcio Feitosa. Mike has over 30 Podiums in International, National and State martial arts competition including the IBJJF Pan American, Copa Pacifica, and WKSA World Championship making him one of the most decorated and experienced instructors in the area.

Although professor Mike was born right here in St. Louis, the majority of his martial arts training took place in California, where he lived for almost 18 years. Living in Southern California allowed Mike to train at some of the most prestigious schools and study with some of the best instructors in the world such as Carlos Gracie Jr.. During his stay in Southern California Mike established himself as one of the most respected members of the Brazilian jiu jitsu community becoming the first American technical director named to the IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation).

He holds the following ranks and certifications:

C.B.J.J. , I.B.J.J.F. and U.S.B.J.J.F. black belt 2nd stripe in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
I.B.J.J.F. referee
M.T.I.A. Certified Kru (Black Belt) in Muay Thai
U.S.A. judo brown belt (2nd degree) in Judo
W.K.S.A. black belt 2nd stripe in Kuk Sul Hapkido
California state judo coach
Gracie Barra certified instructor
Gracie Barra regional director
“ I, like many instructors have been fortunate to win many competitions. However, I asked to be judged on my quality as an instructor by the performance of my students. Please come in watch me teach and see the level of technique that happens on our mats. You won’t be disappointed!” Professor Mike Buckels

Professor Mike knows how to build champions as evidenced by the titles his students hold which include among others:

International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation World champion
International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation World no-gi champion
International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Pan American champion
International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation American National champion
International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation U.S. Open champion
International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation American Cup champion
International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Kids PanAmerican champion
North American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation American National champion
North American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation American World champion
American Grappling Federation National Champion
Pan American of Submission Grappling champion
USA World Judo team member
NCAA Judo champion
W.K.S.A. World champion
King of the Cage MMA World champion
Professor Mike has also cornered Strikeforce, W.E.C. and King of the Cage veterans

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