Mid-America Martial Arts prides itself on bringing the finest instruction to our students.
Our lineage simple and clear:
Mid-America’s BJJ program fall under the guidance of Rodrigo Vaghi. His instructors were Grandmaster Helio Gracie and his sons: Rickson, Royce, Royler and Rolker. After many years of training with the Gracie Family, Rodrigo has become a family friend and black belt instructor representing the undisputed champion of the Gracie’s: Rickson Gracie.
Ed Shobe has been training and stuyding BJJ for near 15 years, he received his Black Belt from Rodrigo in January 2012
Ed Shobe – Head Instructor
Anthony Carlson – Program Lead