BEN EATON | BLACK BELT - 3RD°
Ben's fascination and relentless passion for learning lead to Ben meeting and establishing a longtime friendship and mentorship with BJJ Legends and multiple time World Champions, Saulo and Xande Ribeiro in 2001. This relationship led Ben to becoming a Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association instructor and affiliate owner in 2006.
On 10/10/2009, after years of dedication, hard training; often driving hours to train with the Ribeiro brothers in their Toledo and Detroit academies on a weekly basis, Ben had the honor of becoming the 6th American to be promoted to the rank of Black Belt by Saulo.
Professor Ben Eaton is not only the head instructor of JJI, but he also has the privilege of being the East Coast Director of the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association.
Jiu-Jitsu Institute | RIBEIRO JIU-JITSU Yorktown.
Along with being a passionate practitioner, instructor and small business owner; Ben is also an active competitor. He believes that he must constantly test himself to maintain the integrity of his practice and instruction. Since black belt, some of his tournament accomplishments are:
J BURKE | BLACK BELT - 2ND°