Rank: 3rd Degree Black Belt
Awarded by: Professor Roy Harris, 6th Degree Black Belt
Professor Michael Cusi proudly earned his black belt in 2009 from Roy Harris, one of the first 12 Americans to be promoted to the rank of black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu known as “The Dirty Dozen”. He is the Head of the Stronghold Jiu Jitsu Association and actively instructs at all four locations (Stronghold Point Loma, Stronghold Eastlake, North Park Jiu Jitsu, and Aftermath BJJ – Poway).
Professor Mike actively continues his training by keeping an open mind to new techniques and passionately passes his knowledge down to his students. He has won titles as a black belt at IBJJF Master Worlds, Pan Ams, and Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.
Favorite Submission: Kimura
Sponsored by Moya Brand.