Meet Prof. Bill Loftus
Professor Bill Loftus has practiced Jiu-Jitsu for 27 years and holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Studying under Prof. Renato Migliaccio, a 5th-degree BJJ black belt, his lineage is directly tied to the great ones… the Gracie family and the founder of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mitsuyo Maeda.
In 2019, after taking 1st place in the Masters Black Belt Division at the 2019 Pan Jiu Jitsu Championship, Prof. Loftus moved into the #6 spot of the IBJJF ranking.
In addition to his 3rd degree BJJ black belt, Professor Loftus holds a black belt in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate and a brown belt in Judo, and coached youth wrestling for 10 years.