Gracie United Hammond/Ponchatoula

Professor Rafael Ellwanger

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Head Instructor and Leader of Gracie United,
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt with over 20+ of experience,
  • Black Belt Under Carlos Gracie Jr. and Professor Jucao,
  • IBJJF World Champion, USA National Champion, and PanAmerican Champion as a Black Belt,
  • Ranked #1 Black Belt in the World in 2014,
  • Most Accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt in Louisiana,
  • Background in Computer Science and MBA in Business.

Coach Brea Ellwanger

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor,
  • Head Instructor of Gracie United's Women's Program,
  • Purple Belt Under Prof. Rafael Ellwanger,
  • Pan American Champion 2016,
  • 2nd place in the World in 2016,
  • 5 times World Medalist,
  • Program Director at Gracie United Head Quarters,
  • Ranked in the top 10 female Purple Belts in the World,
  • Background in Personal Training.

Coach Zion Ellwanger

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Kids Instructor,
  • Over 10 years of Jiu Jitsu experience,
  • Purple Belt Under Prof. Rafael Ellwanger,
  • Several times state and regional champion.

Coach Matthew Stock

  • MMA Head Instructor,
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense Kids Instructor,
  • Over 8 years of Jiu Jitsu experience,
  • Brown Belt Under Prof. Rafael Ellwanger,
  • Several times state and regional champion,
  • IBJJF Medalist,
  • Professional MMA Fighter.

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1641 US 51 Business
Ponchatoula, LA 70454