Lori is a certified Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Rickson Gracie 5th degree Black Belt Professor Luis Heredia. She has ten years of experience teaching children and seven years of experience teaching women’s and adult classes, specializing in self-defense. She has taught self-defense training at the first-ever Women’s Jiu-Jitsu Camp in Capetown, South Africa as well as other self-defense seminars in Maui, HI. She also has several years of experience competing, organizing and helping with Jiu-Jitsu tournaments and camps.
Outside of her personal love for jiu-jitsu she also has a background in muay thai and rock climbing. She’s also bartended for 21 years and enjoys fresh, locally grown food to help fuel a healthy lifestyle. When she’s not kicking ass she’s tending bar at your local watering hole making sure everyone’s having fun and safe!