Our head instructor Mark Commean brings a brand Gracie Jiu Jitsu to Springfield, Chatham and Central IL that is accessible to new comers and challenging to competitors at the highest level. We train in a safe and family friendly atmosphere where our motto is that 'You are responsible for your training partner's safety'.
Mark has been training and competing in Jiu Jitsu since the mid 90's while he was a special operations soldier in the Army. He received his black belt in April of 2014 and is an elite competitor and sought after instructor. Now he is highly regarded in the BJJ community for his committment and dedication to the art and to his students.
Mark conducts the classes in a relaxed atmosphere where the students are at ease to ask questions and interact with eachother.