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Rilion Gracie Greenville - Greer, SC

Owners: 

Totty Otarola-Nietzen

Martial Art: BJJ

How did you choose your school name?

"I am part of the Rilion Gracie Organization."

What is your school's mission statement or student creed?

"Living Legacy."

How long have you been teaching?

"2 years in the United States and 6 years overseas."

Who or what inspires you?

"My professor, Rilion Gracie, and my students continue to inspire me."

What is something special or unique about your school and/or students?

"We are all one big family and I think that's important. Respecting everyone is number 1."

What made you choose FUJI Mats for your facility?

"I use FUJI for gi and gear as well as with my mats. I have never had a single problem."

What is the most rewarding part about working in the martial arts field?

"Seeing people change their lifestyle through jiu-jitsu as well as seeing people from different backgrounds join together to train and work together."

If you could give one piece of advice to other martial art school owners what would it be?

"Be honest with people. Honesty is more valuable than money."

 

 

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