Professor Anthony Ferro has been in martial arts for over 17 years, starting with hapkido and working his way to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. He served in the United States Marine Corps and that’s where he got involved in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. He has two tours in Iraq in 2005, and 2006. He took a special interest in BJJ after watching Royce Gracie win in the early UFC days against much larger opponents consistently. He has been training under world champion professor Christian Uflacker for 10 years, and currently holds a black belt under Professor Christian Uflacker. Professor Anthony has also trained in Muay Thai at Team Toro in Illinois, wrestled with Manny Vasquez and Ron Valdez. Professor Ferro holds an undefeated mixed martial arts record at 7 wins, no losses at 125 pounds. He has personal trained for five years as well. Professor Ferro still actively competes all over the United States, including medaling 14 times as a black belt at IBJJF.
Ferro Academy has a studio that caters to all martial arts. It was designed with the students safety as the number one priority.
Ferro Academy aims to provide students with the best BJJ training while also focusing on students individual fitness goals.