Zenith Jiu Jitsu was founded in 2012 by Robert Drysdale and voted Best of Las Vegas.
Robert Lewis Drysdale is an American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 4th degree black belt, who has traveled , competed , and taught around the world. Also a retired undefeated mixed martial artist and finished his career at 7 wins and 0 losses . His home base as an instructor is at his own BJJ academy, Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu in LasVegas ,NV .
Having won the toughest jiu-jitsu competitions such as ADCC World Championships (2007), IBJJF Gi World Championships (2005) . He was referred to by Vice Magazine as “America’s jiu-jitsu superhero”, regarded by BJJ Heroes as “the most accomplished American Grappler of his generation” and as the best Submission Wrestler in the World by Gracie Magazine.
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Robert Lewis Drysdale is an American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 4th degree black belt under Léo Vieira, a retired mixed martial artist.
Marcelo is the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach for the advanced night classes. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30.
Superstrong former athlete with numerous fitness and health awards with 7 published books on Crossfit lifestyle.
Originally from the Philippines, Sonny Sebastian is one of Robert Drysdale’s oldest students in the United States. He began training in 2010 and has since earned all his belts under Drysdale. Six of Sonny’s ten years training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu have been spent as a Coach.
KIDS BJJ COACH
Max started wrestling at 12 years old and went on to wrestle D1 at NC State where he eventually began training BJJ under Drysdale’s black belt, Sean Spangler. Max is a Purple belt and the Head Instructor for the Kids BJJ program as well as an undefeated MMA fighter and UFC prospect.
Ken began his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey back in 2007, initially training exclusively without the gi however after finding a new mentor in Robert Drysdale in 2011, Ken expanded his BJJ and Martial Arts capabilities and is now the Head Striking Coach at Zenith.
Striking and Wrestling Coach
Shawn started training No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu at age 15. Shawn joined Zenith 10 years ago and has become 2015 IBJJF Pan American runner up, multiple 1st place NAGA Grappling light feather and feather weight champion, and 2019 NAGA Expert Division Light Featherweight Champion.