Elijah Pizzaro

Elijah started martial arts at the young age of 5 in karate class. Not long after, his dad introduced him to Jiu Jitsu. He’s trained some form of Jiu Jitsu for most of his life along with Judo and Greco-Roman wrestling in middle school and high school. After coming to Team Octopus in 2014, Elijah started practicing Jiu Jitsu with the Gi. As a coach, Elijah wants to see his kids succeed and enjoy their training.

Elijah enjoys competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments regularly.

Some of his notable wins have been:

  • 2016 IBJJF Charlotte Gold Medalist
  • 2016 IBJJF BJJ Pro Bronze Medalist
  • 2015 IBJJF BJJ Pro Bronze Medalist
  • 4x AGF Gold Medalist
  • 2x NAGA Gold Medalist
  • 2x Newbreed Gold Medalist
  • 2014 Lutador NoGI Gold Medalist


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