North Broadway Jiu Jitsu & Fitness  

Bryan Guidry

Bryan Guidry is the owner of North Broadway Jiu Jitsu in St. Louis. A black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, he won the 2010 World Championships in Rio de Janiero.

In addition to his extensive Jiu Jitsu accomplishments, he has experience as an MMA fighter, college wrestler, amateur boxer and Judo player. Bryan was undefeated in 8 MMA fights including a victory in his last fight which required complete facial reconstruction.

A graduate of the Missouri University of Science and Technology with a degree in chemical engineering, he worked several years in engineering before dedicating himself full-time to his passion, Jiu Jitsu and fitness.

In 2006, he started North Broadway Jiu Jitsu in an abandoned warehouse 1 mile north of the St. Louis Arch. North Broadway has produced 3 novice division jiu jitsu world champions.

Undefeated in MMA competition, Bryan has fought UFC veterans Adrian Serrano and Curtis Stout to a draw. He has a victory over WEC Champion Hermes Franca, who fought for the UFC title in 2007.

In 2009, Bryan produced the Fight Fit DVD training system. It has been sold all over the world through Amazon and can be purchased here.

In 2013, Bryan and his team were chosen to teach self defense at each of the 22 Club Fitness locations in St. Louis

Bryan was the conditioning coach for the St. Louis Community College Wrestling Team from 2007-2009. He began his training in 1984 with Korean grandmaster Bong-Yul Shin. Since 1998, Bryan has trained under Rodrigo Vaghi, who is a Black Belt world Champion under Rickson Gracie.

*Jiu Jitsu Competition History*

2000 - IBJJF Silver Medalist, Pan Am Games, 72 man field, lost to Joe D'Arce in finals 2-0

2001 - Nashville Open Under 190 lb. Champion, competed as a blue belt, defeated Hermes Franca and 2 other black belts

2005 - Gold Medalist, Relson Gracie Nationals, Gi and No-gi champion

2006 - IBJJF Bronze Medalist, Master's World Championship

2007 - IBJJF Silver Medalist, No-Gi World Championships, lost to Kayron Gracie in finals 6-4

2009 - IBJJF Bronze Medalist, Pan Am Games Open Division

2010 - IBJJF Gold Medalist, World Championships, Rio De Janiero


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