BJJ Lifestyle Academy Instructors

BJJ Lifestyle Academy Instructors

Head Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor: "Brazilian" Mike Rethmeyer

The head instructor at BJJ Lifestyle Academy is “Brazilian” Mike Rethmeyer, a three time Pan American Jiu-Jitsu medalist. Rethmeyer has won numerous championships including NAGA, The Arnold Classic and The Relson Gracie US Nationals.                      


Morgan Freed                  
Assistant Coach BJJ Lifestyle Academy to Mike Rethmeyer (Black belt in Brazilian Jujitsu and Pro MMA fighter). Personal Trainer at Belleville, Downtown YMCA of Southwest Illinois.
  • Purple Belt under Mike Rethmeyer
  • 7 years Kickboxing / Muay Thai experience
  • 1 year Filipino Martial Arts experience
  • C3 Blue Belt 170-185 GI 2nd place (2010)
  • C3 Blue Belt GI Absolute 2nd place (2010)
  • C3 Intermediate 170-185 No GI 2nd place (2010)
  • C3 Intermediate Absolute No GI 3rd place (2010)
  • C3 Intermediate No Gi 3rd Place 170-185 (2011)
  • BJJ Lifestyle Academy Tourney 3rd place GI (2011)
  • 160-170 NO-GI NAGA Chicago Open 1st Place (2012)
  • 160-170 GI NAGA Chicago Open 3rd Place (2012)
  • 160-170 NO-GI Missouri State Championship 1st Place (2012)


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