About Us


Prof. Dave Gonzalez

David-Gonzales Prof Dave Gonzales is originally from Newark NJ. Started BJJ in 1995 With and was awarded his Black Belt in Apr 2009 by Master Royler Gracie and Prof. David Adiv. Prof. Dave was awarded his Professor stripes in May 2010. Prof. Dave also holds a Black belt in Taekwondo From Jay Warwick.

Started training at Cesar Gracie Pleasant Hill California academy and then was sent to the Azores in Jan 1997 and did some Judo there. (Served in USAir Force 14 years 86-2000)He Began with Danny Moroney until purple belt.Received his Brown from Prof. David Adiv. He is married to Dorathy and has 2 sons Rodrigo and Diego.


Prof. Jason Figliano

Jason-Figliano Jason Figliano has been training in Jiu Jitsu since 2001. In 2004 Jason joined the RGDA as a Blue belt. In 2009 Jason was awarded his Brown belt from Prof. Paul Abel under the eyes of Master Royler Gracie and Prof. David Adiv at the Gracie Newjersey academy. Jason has competed in many tournaments and in 2010 won Bronze in the Abu Dhabi Pro Qualifiers in Montreal, Canada. Jason is one of the Instructors at the Bolton Competition Team School. Jason has also fought MMA with a record of 4-0, he is currently the AFC Amature Heavyweight and Superheavyweight Champion. On September 14 2013, Jason was Awarded his Black Belt from Professor Paul Able under the eyes of Master Royler Gracie after 12 years of training. In 2014 Master Royler Gracie Awarded Jason with his Professor Stripes


Anthony Romita

Anthony-Romita Anthony Romita is a Black Belt under Prof. Paul Abel and Prof. David Gonzalez and an active competitor. Anthony has also fought in MMA with a 1-0 record by way of armbar.

Kids Class Coaches Jose and Phil