MEET OUR TEAM

          E3 is committed to bringing the best of the best, competitors and instructors to Kansas City and we are proud to be apart of the Studio 76 Jiu-Jitsu team! Our team leaders Raul and Roberto Jimenez come out for 2 weeks every 6 months to monitor the progress and performance of our academy. Come and train with some of the biggest names Jiu-Jitsu has to offer.

RAUL JIMENEZ 
        World Champion and owner of Studio 76 Jiu-Jitsu. Raul has been in martial arts for 20 years. He has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for 18 years and received his Black Belt from Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti. Raul has trained and traveled all over the world to compete in BJJ and is an MMA veteran with a 20-3 record.

 NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Black belt M2 Silver medal European IBJJF – Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Atlanta Winter Open IBJJF – Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Silver medal Atlanta Winter Open IBJJF – Open Class 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Houston Open IBJJF – Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Houston Open IBJJF – OPen Class 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Pan American Championship IBJJF-Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal New York Spring Open IBJJF – Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal New York Spring Open IBJJF – Open Class 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Boston Spring Open IBJJF – Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Boston Spring Open IBJJF – Open Class 2015
  • Black belt M2 Bronze medal Brazilian Masters Worlds CBJJ – Super Heavy 2015
  • Black belt M2 Gold medal Worlds No-Gi IBJJF – Super Heavy 2015

ROBERTO JIMENEZ
          Studio 76 Black Belt Roberto Jimenez manages to make connections with ease. His humble demeanor, amazing attitude, and reverent spirit make him a joy to watch on the mats and easy to be around when he is off. Hard work has its own reward, Roberto has been working hard since he was 5 years old and he has reaped the benefits. At 20 years old he has a very impressive resume and he is only in the beginning of his career.

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Brown Belt Gold in 2019 No Gi World Championship Absolute Division
  • Brown Belt Double Gold (Weight and Open) 2019 Las Vegas Open
  • Brown Belt Double Gold in 2019 American Nationals
  • Purple Belt Double Gold in 2018 World Championship
  • Double Gold in 2017 Pan Ams
  • Double Gold in 2017 European Open
  • Double Gold in 2016 Pan Ams

OUR INstructors

Ariel

Head Instructor
Ariel PEreira


        Coming to Overland Park from Guayaquil, Ecuador! Studio 76 Black Belt, Ariel Pereira has extensive experience teaching and competing in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Professional MMA. Ranking very highly in the Ecuadorian BJJ scene with multiple championship titles. Ariel is our full time head instructor, leading all youth and adult classes.

  • First degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt

  • Professional MMA fighter with wins in the Ecuador Fight promotion Extreme Mixed Martial Arts.

  • 2017/2018 CEBJJ Guayaquil Open 

  • Ultra-Heavy and Absolute Champion

  • Shoyoroll Cup Absolute Champion

  • IBI Guayaquil Combat Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Charlie

Assistant instructor
Charlie TIetgen


       Born and raised in KC, Charlie is an Assistant Instructor and Activity Director at E3. Training full time since 2016 Charlie has brought home state titles and has multiple IBJJF wins and podium finishes as a blue belt. Competing at every chance and always looking to improve his skills and the skills of his students. Charlie is present in all classes, youth and adult.

  • 2019 IBJJF Denver Open Champion 
  • 2019 IBJJF Dallas Summer Open Finalist
  • 2019 IBJJF Denver Open Absolute, Bronze
  • 2019 IBJJF Kansas City Open Champion
  • 2020 IBJJF Kansas City Open Finalist
  • 2020 IBJJF Austin Winter Open Bronze
  • 2019 Kansas State Games Champion,
jason

Fitness Instructor
Jason HArris


          As a passionate, self transformed model, Jason is ready to help you reach your goals. Owner of Jarriel Aesthetics, and with experience as a Hoffman International Model, IFPA Men Physique Pro and certified personal trainer, he has the knowledge and experience to customize a program to fit your body type and specific needs. Jason oversees the conditioning programs of our competition team and warrior programs.

  • 2014 Men’s Physique Overall – 1st Place (Pro Card Recipient)
  • 2014 Men’s Physique Open Tall – 1st Place
  • 2016 Men’s Physique NPC debut Open – 2nd Place
  • 2016 Men’s Physique IPE World Championship – 1st Place
  • 2016 Men’s Physique IPE World Championship Best Poser
  • 2017 Men’s Physique IPE World Championship – 1st Place

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