Welcome to EKBJJ Self Defence
Professor Eddie Kone Holds the rank of black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu under Legendary Bjj and MMA fighter Royler Gracie, Making Eddie Royler’s first European Black Belt.
Professor Eddie Kone is Head Instructor and Director of the EKBJJ Association, which includes Gracie Jiu Jitsu/Self defence.
In August 1997, Eddie Kone made the first of many visits to Rio De Janeiro Brazil to pursue his career in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; their Eddie began hs training under Royler Gracie, at the legendary Gracie Humaitá.
Today, Professor Eddie Kone is a sort after Jiu-Jitsu / self defence instructor and fighter who travels the world spreading his knowledge in the art of Jiu-Jitsu and its lifestyle.
In December 2008 Professor Eddie Kone founded the EKBJJ Association.
The EKBJJ association has grown and currently has over 11 Affiliate academies spread throughout the world, with many students under the “EKBJJ Association” banner.
An accomplished BJJ competitor and MMA instructor Eddie is always searching for better and more efficient ways to further his knowledge as a teacher, a student and as a person.
By applying the philosophies and concepts that BJJ has taught him on the mat as well as in his personal life, Eddie hopes his student’s will adopt the same principles both inside the academy during Competition and within life.
Known to his friends and students for his warm personality, Eddie has a fine eye for detail when teaching or correcting technique’s Eddie has an amazing gift to break down even the finest detail making the technique easy to understand and execute.
Coming from the Direct lineage of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Eddie is a firm believer of technical and traditional approaches to teaching including self-defence, which is often overlooked.
Professor Eddie Kone remains a student of the Art and often hold seminars at his Academy often with world champion competitors and fighters Teaching.
Today Eddie is devoted to his family and students, teaching the techniques, philosophy, and traditions passed down directly to him from the Gracie Family.
In 2012 After being a Black belt for 5 yrs Professor Eddie Kone received His first Degree on his black belt from BJJ World Champion Professor Rafael Lovato Jr.