About Gracie Tampa South in Tampa, FL
Meet Matt Arroyo
Owner and Chief Instructor at
Gracie Tampa South in Tampa
Master Arroyo is a UFC veteran and was a semifinalist on the Ultimate Fighter Season 6 on Spike Tv. He got his black belt under Master Rob Kahn in 2009 and has been training for over 12 years.
Master Arroyo won Abu Dhabi Combat Club East Coast US Trials in December 2014 and will be going to Brazil in 2015 to compete in the Olympics of Jiu Jitsu. He was also featured in the UFC Undisputed 2009 video game for Xbox and Playstation.
In tournament action Master Arroyo has submitted top level black belts and has made a name for himself in the grappling and MMA world. He teaches seminars all across the country and has co-wrote a book with Master Rob Kahn called the “BJJ Manifesto.” They also produced a DVD Instructional series called the No Gi Library. Master Arroyo has trained with top fighters and grapplers such as: Marcelo Garcia, Robert Drysdale, Matt Serra, Miguel Torres, Joe Lauzon, Royce Gracie, Rodrigo Gracie, George Sotiropoulos, and Ben Saunders.
How To Get Started
Come join our Tampa, FL Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts, Fitness Kickboxing, Kids Martial Arts, After School, and Summer Camp. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at 813-319-5800 if you have any further questions. Gracie Tampa South hopes to speak with you soon!