JT Torres is a fourth degree Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt and x2 ADCC World Champion. 

JT holds an impressive record of achievements including winning multiple IBJJF competitions, and is no doubt one of the most accomplished and well known grapplers of our time.

JT owns a very successful academy, Essential Jiu Jitsu, based in New York, where he trains and is an instructor, passing on his extensive knowledge to adults, children, and regular competitors. 

JT is our longest standing Tatami athlete, having been with us for over 10 years.

JT Torres

Jiu Jitsu

Essential Jiu Jitsu