Great Instruction

Great teaching is at the heart of any successful martial arts academy.  At Renzo Gracie Bayside, we provide the highest level of technical instruction coupled with the patience to convey that knowledge to each and every student.  

Your progress is our priority.


 
Head Instructor  - Professor Doug Pelinkovic, a life-long martial artist, holds a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under world renowned Master Renzo Gracie and Professor John Danaher. During his seventeen years at the Renzo Gracie Academy in New York City, he has trained with and studied under some of the highest authorities in the sport, members of the Gracie family, and several mixed martial arts fighters and champions.

Head Instructor - Professor Doug Pelinkovic, a life-long martial artist, holds a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under world renowned Master Renzo Gracie and Professor John Danaher. During his seventeen years at the Renzo Gracie Academy in New York City, he has trained with and studied under some of the highest authorities in the sport, members of the Gracie family, and several mixed martial arts fighters and champions.

Head Instructor - A fixture at the Renzo Gracie Academy for almost 20 years, Professor Mike Jaramillo is a 3rd degree Black Belt under the world renowned Professor John Danaher and Master Renzo Gracie.

As a competitor, he was a gold medalist at the IBJJF European Championships and the IBJJF No Gi World Championships.