Instructors

HEAD INSTRUCTOR:

DREW VOGEL BEGAN HIS BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU TRAINING IN 2003 UNDER TWO OF THE GRACIE FAMILY’S HIGHEST RANKING BLACK BELTS IN THE US – PROFESSORS PHIL & RICARDO MIGLIARESE. SINCE THEN DREW HAS EARNED HIS 1ST DEGREE BLACK BELT AND GRADUATED FROM THE BALANCE STUDIOS INSTRUCTORS PROGRAM PRIOR TO OPENING FRAMEWORK BJJ. ALTHOUGH HE HAS COMPETED SUCCESSFULLY IN MULTIPLE BJJ AND GRAPPLING TOURNAMENTS, DREW’S TRUE PASSION LIES IN BRINGING ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS INTO THE LIFESTYLE OF JIU JITSU WITH SAFETY, ENCOURAGEMENT AND PATIENCE. DREW ALSO HOLDS A BLACK BELT IN SHOTOKAN KARATE AND A BROWN BELT IN JUDO.