Second degree black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr., GMA member Christian Uflacker takes his academy beyond the training. Recently signing with a new MMA organization with sights on the UFC, it’s not about winning gold medals or tapping opponents out; for this accomplished BJJ competitor it’s about changing his students’ lives and devoting his time to motivate and inspire everyone from their first day at the gym.
Whether you need to get over a hump in your life or simply accomplish a goal, a family oriented and trusting environment is the recipe. A strong belief that the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle could and should be applied in your everyday life is the core of Uflacker’s philosophy.
He talks about all this and more in this short film by All Things BJJ: