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Roy Francis

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  • Black Belt

Roy Francis: A Martial Arts Maestro at Lineage BJJ® & Calvert MMA®

Get ready to be enthralled by the martial arts mastery of Roy Francis, a veteran who has sculpted his career with an impressive palette of disciplines ranging from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Karate, Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Judo, and even Korean martial arts. His journey, commencing in the year 2000, is a resplendent tapestry of passion, skill, and dedication that resonates at both Lineage BJJ® and Calvert MMA®.

Roy's certifications aren't just accolades; they are stories of perseverance and relentless pursuit of excellence. Holding certifications from the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), Jiu-Jitsu Global Federation (JJGF), and BeltChecker, Roy doesn’t just practice martial arts; he embodies them. As a certified SafeSport practitioner, First Aid/CPR certified professional, and an IBJJF certified referee, Roy's credentials paint a vivid picture of a martial artist par excellence.

The Black Belt that Roy received from the renowned Jerry Gonzalez and Patrick Robinson stands as a proud testament to his lineage from Megton Dias and Royler Gracie. It's more than an achievement; it's a symbol of his commitment to the martial arts world.

Roy's Achievements: A Timeline of Triumphs

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt: A monumental milestone, received in August 2022.
  • Hapkido 4th Degree Black Belt: Mastered and earned in June 2014.
  • Level 4 Certification in C4C PJJ Code 4 Combat Police Jiu-Jitsu: Where law enforcement meets martial arts.
  • Taekwondo 1st Degree Black Belt: Awarded in 2007.
  • Ho Kuk Mu Sul 1st Degree Black Belt: Earned in 2007.

But Roy's story goes beyond the dojos and arenas. Since June 2005, he's been a steadfast figure in law enforcement, serving in local and federal capacities. It's his diverse and extensive martial arts expertise coupled with hands-on experience in law enforcement that brings a unique fusion of skills to his role at Lineage BJJ® and Calvert MMA®.

Discover the World of Martial Arts with Roy Francis

Join the Lineage BJJ® and Calvert MMA® family and immerse yourself in the world of martial arts under the expert guidance of Roy Francis. Whether you're a novice or seasoned practitioner, Roy's multifaceted expertise promises an exciting, educational, and inspiring journey. Train, learn, and grow with a maestro who has walked the path of martial arts with grace, strength, and endless curiosity. Your journey with Roy awaits!