Meet Our Instructors
Lineage is very important when looking for the best BJJ Instructor or Muay Thai Coach. Maintaining the integrity of the art and not teaching watered down techniques can be attributed to a strong lineage that is “close to the source”.
Grappling Mastery is owned and operated by 2nd Degree Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and Official Bang Muay Thai Coach, Brian Ruscio.
He was awarded his Black Belt by BJJ Coral Belt, Marcio Simas who trained under Rolls Gracie, Rickson Gracie, and Carlos Gracie Jr. This puts Brian Ruscio and those who train with him very close to the roots of Gracie Jiu Jitsu.
He is also an Official Muay Thai Coach under Duane Ludwig, who credits his teachings to world-renowned, Bas Rutten and Trevor Wittman.
Grappling Mastery offers Bullyproof Kids Classes, Ladies Only Self Defense Classes, Adult BJJ, USA Wrestling, and Bang Muay Thai Kickboxing!