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Professor Jason D’Agata

Jiu-Jitsu New Port Richey Adult Self DefenseProfessor Jason D’Agata is a Gracie Barra Black Belt and World Medalist in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Eduardo de Lima. Jason is the owner and head instructor of the academy.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Bio

Certified Gracie Barra Instructor (ICP)
Gracie Barra Black Belt

Certified IBJJF Black Belt Competitor

IBJJF 2020 Atlanta International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal
IBJJF 2019 San Antonio International Open – 1st Gold Medal
IBJJF 2019 Nashville International Open – 1st  Gold Medal
IBJJF 2019 Nashville International Open –  2nd  Silver Medal  (Absolute Division)
IBJJF 2019 Rome, Italy Fall International Open – 2nd  Silver Medal
IBJJF 2019 Rome, Italy Fall International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal (Absolute Division)
IBJJF 2019 Miami Fall International Open – 2nd  Silver Medal
IBJJF 2019 Miami Fall International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal (Absolute Division)
IBJJF 2019 Atlanta Summer International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal
IBJJF 2019 Atlanta Summer International Open (No-Gi) – 2nd Silver Medal

IBJJF 2019 Miami Summer International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal (Absolute Division)

IBJJF 2019 Dallas Summer International Open – 2nd  Silver Medal

IBJJF 2019 Dallas Summer International Open (No-Gi) – 1st Gold Medal
IBJJF 2019 Orlando Summer International Open (No-Gi) – 3rd  Bronze Medal
IBJJF 2019 Miami Spring International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal
IBJJF 2019 Orlando Spring International Open – 3rd  Bronze Medal
2019 Submission Hunter Pro 41 – Submission Only SuperFight – Draw
IBJJF 2018 Orlando International Open – 2nd Silver Medal
FFBJJ 2017 Florida State Championships – 1st Gold Medal
IBJJF 2017 Atlanta International Open – 2nd Silver Medal
IBJJF 2016 Miami Fall International Open – 1st Gold Medal
IBJJF 2015 Miami International Open – 1st Gold Medal
IBJJF 2013 Atlanta International Open – 3rd Bronze Medal

IBJJF 2014 Pan Am Championships – 2nd Silver Medal
IBJJF 2014 Boca Raton International Open – 1st Gold Medal
NAGA 2012 Pan Championship – 1st Gold Medal
2012 Grapplers Quest Championship – 1st Gold Medal

College Wrestling Bio

University of Iowa
2003-2004 — went 8-5 at 149 and 157 pounds… recorded two major decisions and a technical fall… competed at Kaufman-Brand Open, Northern Iowa Open, and Midlands Championships… letterwinner.
2002-2003 — Competed as a varsity starter while trying to manage a major injury that occurred early in the season having torn the ACL in the left knee (ACL  Surgery was performed following the 2002/03 wrestling season). Compiled a season record was 6-16, going 1-13 in dual matches and 1-6 in Big Ten duals at 165 pounds… scored three team points in dual competition… placed fourth at Spartan Open and sixth at Central Missouri State Open… recorded one pin in 4:15 on the season… letter winner.
2001-2002 — compiled a 3-6 collegiate record, going 4-6 overall at 157 and 165 pounds… was 2-2 at 157 and 1-4 at 165… was 1-2 in dual and Big Ten dual competition, scoring three team points… recorded one pin… letter winner.
2000-2001 — redshirted… compiled a 10-6 record while wrestling unattached at 149 pounds… placed fourth at Kaufman-Brand Open and fifth at Northern Open.
1999-2000 — recorded a 27-19 mark at Upper Iowa University.

High School
open freestyle state champion
two-time district champion
2x Florida state place winner as a junior and senior
Regional champion as a senior with a 41-3 season record
1999 Ridgewood High School Male Athlete of the Year
Team set school record for best season record
2x All-Conference Selection
2x Team Captain & Team MVW
Three-year wrestling letter winner


Coach Lennon Inoa

Lennon InoaCoach Lennon is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown belt under Professor Jason D’ Agata and is currently coaching at Gracie Barra Trinity, assisting with Teens, Juniors, and Little Champions 2 classes. He began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2010. His passion for grappling was influenced during his service in the U.S. Army, where he learned Army combative, and eventually received his combative instructor certification. As a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, Coach Lennon was fortunate to travel throughout the U.S. and abroad and share experiences with knowledgeable Black Belts such as Professors Eduardo De Lima, Robson Moura, Mokoto Oga, and Jason D’Agata. He wishes to continue training this practice throughout his life while sharing how empowering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be on and off the mats.

Coach Lennon’s accomplishments include:

IBJJF 2020 Atlanta International Open – 2nd  Silver Medal
IBJJF 2014 Boca Raton International Open – 1st  Gold Medal
IBJJF 2019 Miami International Open – 1st  Gold Medal
2018 Taiwan Open – 1st Gold Medal (Division)Absolute
2018 Taiwan Open – 3rd Bronze Medal (Absolute Division)
2012 Southwest Florida Championship – 2nd  Silver Medal
2012 New Breed Championship – 2nd Silver Medal
2012 Florida State Championship – 2nd Silver Medal
2012 Gracie Barra Tournament – 1st Gold Medal (Division #1)
2012 Gracie Barra Tournament – 3rd Bronze Medal (Division #2)


Coach Ramon Jorge

Ramon Jorge

Coach Joe Marquis

Coach JoeCoach Joe is an instructor for both the Tiny Champions (ages 3- 5 ) & Future Champions (ages 6-16) kids programs. Coach Joe is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has been involved in training and teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for approx. 7 years. Coach Joe’s son Daniel is a student in our Tiny Champions class.