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.

PAN 2019 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship – Gold Medal

2018 PAN No Gi IBJJF Championship – Silver Medal


Loftus Jiu-Jitsu Academy currently holds Gi and No-Gi BJJ classes 6-days per week. In addition, we offer Judo and Wrestling classes, as well.

We conduct several jiu-jitsu seminars and camps, throughout the year, and also travel abroad to teach and train with our international community of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners.

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Classes conveniently held 5 days a week.