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    Professor Greg Shepherd

    Black Belt and Instructor

    Professor Greg began training in Jiu Jitsu in 2011. Originally from Maryland, Greg excelled in football and baseball through high school and college. After moving to the St Louis area, Greg finished college at UMSL while also earning All-American honors as a relief pitcher.

    He got his son interested in Jiu Jitsu shortly after he started and his son Joey is now a purple belt and in the US Marines.

    Greg has learned under Professor Mike and Professor Steve and owes them credit for his Jiu Jitsu skill as well as for his interest and passion in teaching Jiu Jitsu.

    Ranks and Certifications

    Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
    IBJJF Master Worlds Purple Belt Bronze 2017
    Multiple time IBJJF Open Gold Medalist
    Multiple time AGF Tournament Medalist
    Gracie Barra ICP Certified Instructor
    IBJJF Competition Rules Certified
    AGF Referee
    Fuji BJJ Referee
    CPR Certification