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Jeff Serafin studied Jiu-Jitsu with Jack McVicker, and Megaton Dias.  He started training at the age of 15 in 1999 while in high school and has continued training through the completion of college at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain. Jeff has over 8 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training under his belt, to go along with 5 years of Jeet Kune Do, 4 years of Thai Boxing, and 5 years of Goshin Jitsu. Jeff has been teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA for the last 4 years. He has helped to produce national, pan am, and world champs in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as well as numerous champions in MMA.

To go along with coaching Jeff is also an active competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, submission wrestling and MMA representing Team McVicker.  He has a 4-1 professional MMA record, a 1-0 amateur MMA record, and a 132-31-1Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/submission wrestling record.  He has won many prestigious titles such the Extreme Grappling Open Professional Invite Only Division Championship at both Middle and Heavy Weight, C3 Professional Middleweight Division Championship, Bad Breed Submission Fighting Middleweight Professional Division Championship, and 4 times was the NAGA Expert/Advanced Division Champion. Jeff Was also invited to compete in the 2006 Abu Dhabi Combat Club North American Trials for a spot in the Abu Dhabi World Championships.

Below is Jeff's competition record:

  • 2007 Abu Dhabi North American Trials Quarterfinalist
  • 2007 EGO Heavyweight Professional No-Gi Invite Division Champion
  • 2007 EGO Absolute No-Gi Expert Division Champion
  • 2007 C3 Brown Belt Absolute Division 2nd place
  • 2007 Ohio Grappling Challenge Middleweight Professional Division 2nd Place
  • 2006 EGO Professional Middleweight division 2nd Place
  • 2006 NAGA Chicago Heavyweight Advanced 1st Place.
  • 2005 C3 4 man Professional No-Gi 165-185lbs. Champion
  • 2005 C3 Team Challenge Winner
  • 2005 Midwest Open 1st place Purple Belt- Light Heavyweight
  • 2004 NAGA Chicago Pro-Am Light Heavyweight Expert
  • No-Gi Champion
  • 2004 NAGA Chicago Pro-Am Heavyweight Expert No-Gi Champion
  • 2004 NAGA Chicago Pro-Am Light Heavyweight Expert
  • Purple Belt and Above Gi Champion
  • 2004 Bad Breed Submission Fighting Midwest Challenge Head Blade $500 Pro-Division Middleweight Champion
  • 2004 Bad Breed Submission Fighting Midwest Challenge Advanced Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 2004 Extreme Grappling Open Middleweight Professional Invitational
  • Tournament Champion
  • 2004 Arnold Gracie Worlds Blue Belt Absolute Gold medallist,
  • 2004 Arnold Gracie Worlds Blue Belt Medium Heavy Bronze Medallist,
  • 2004 Midwest Grappling Open 1st place Absolute No-Gi(all wins by submission),
  • 2004 Midwest Grappling Open 1st place Gi Advanced Division (all wins by submission),
  • 2004 Midwest Grappling Open 1st place No-Gi Advanced Division (all wins by submission)
  • 2004 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2nd place Purple Belt Absolute
  • 2004 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2nd place Purple Belt Light Heavy
  • 2004 Relson Gracie Nationals Bronze Medallist (Purple Belt Medium Heavy)
  • 2003 Relson Gracie Nationals Gold Medallist (Blue Belt Medium Heavy),
  • 2003 Arnold World Gracie Pro No-Gi Qualifier runner-up 185- 200lbs.,
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  • 2003 Arnold Gracie Worlds Silver Medallist (Blue Belt Medium Heavy),
  • 2003 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championships 1st place Blue belt Open division,
  • 2003 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu 1st place 181-190lbs. Blue Belt division,
  • 2003 Music City Grappling 3rd place Advanced No-Gi Light Heavyweight,
  • 2003 Midwest Jiu-Jitsu Championships 2nd place Advanced Gi Light Heavyweight division,
  • 2003 Midwest Jiu-Jitsu Championships 2nd place Advanced No- Gi Light Heavyweight division,
  • 2002 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championships 2nd place Advanced Gi Light
  • Heavyweight 2002 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championships 1st place Absolute Blue
  • Belt Division, 7th Southern Illinois University Tap Out Tournament 180- 200lbs
  • Champion (all wins by submission), 7th Southern Illinois University Tap Out
  • Tournament Absolute Division Champion (all wins by submission), 6th Southern
  • Illinois University Tap Out Tournament 180- 200lbs Champion (all wins by submission), 6th Southern Illinois University Tap Out Tournament Absolute Division Champion (all wins by submission),
  • 2001 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championships
  • Intermediate 170- 180lbs. Division Champion
  • 2001 Indiana State Jiu-Jitsu Championships 3rd place White Belt Open under 176lbs.

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