Southeast Wisconsin's Only Official Rigan Machado Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Instructors


Professor Ryan Courtney

Head Instructor

1st Degree Black Belt under BJJ Master Rigan Machado

Prof. Ryan has a passion for teaching and spreading his knowledge of this fast growing martial art. Ryan believes in teaching all that Jiu-Jitsu has to offer and teaches a complete style of the art. He has competed in MMA and holds victories in numerous Grappling organizations including Fight2Win, XFO Pro Grappling and Wanderlust Grappling. He has won numerous expert division and absolute BJJ tournament titles. Prof. Ryan has extensive teaching experience and besides dedicating his time to his students, has instructed for numerous organizations, schools and the United States Army. 



Professor Bob Duffey

Head Kids Instructor/Assistant Adult Instructor

Black Belt under BJJ Master Rigan Machado

Prof. Bob has over 20 years of Martial Arts experience and is a State of WI Certified Corrections/Law Enforcement Instructor, experienced BJJ competitor and former MMA fighter. He has spent over a decade instructing children, adults, schools, private organizations, Law Enforcement and even the US Army.  He has a detail orientated, yet fun and motivating teaching style. 



Professor Dan Boxley

Black Belt under BJJ Master Rigan Machado

Assistant Instructor

Born in Rio de Janiero Brazil, Dan has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 10+ years . He is an experienced competitor and coach. In addition to BJJ, Prof Dan also trained Muay Thai under world famous coach Duan "Bang"Ludwig. 



Coach Jorge Benavente

Assistant Instructor

- BJJ Brown Belt

- 20+ Years Wrestling Experience

- Experienced BJJ Competitor


Coach Beau Plath

Assistant Instructor

- BJJ Purple Belt

- Takedown Specialist

- Extensive Wrestling and Coaching Experience (Glory Days Accomplishments: 2x City Champion, Regional Champion, Division 1 State Championship Qualifier)

- Experienced BJJ Competitor


Coach Jeremy Watson

Assistant Kids Instructor

- BJJ Blue Belt

- United States Army Veteran

- Certified Firearms and Self Defense Instructor

- 7+ Years Youth Coaching/Leadership Experience

- Father of 2 Awesome Jiu-Jitsu Kids!

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Inga Bentley

Yoga Instructor

A powerful combination of engineer meets yogi. Inga is a certified RYT 200 hour teacher, certified karma kids yoga teacher, and experienced family yoga instructor. Adult classes are designed to increase flexibility, build strength and clear mind. Inga focuses on building prana (life force or breath) within the body to build heat while increasing mental clarity.