INSTRUCTORS

 

Carlos Lopez

Carlos LopezCarlos Lopez is head instructor at Eagle BJJ. Carlos began his training as a wrestler. He wrestled all four years of high school and one year in college. He practiced greco roman and freestyle wrestling as well. Carlos volunteered as a wrestling coach for eight years at Yucaipa High School. He has studied Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In addition, Carlos has extensive training in child development making him a truly qualified instructor for kids and teens. Carlos currently holds a first degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a second degree black belt in Kenpo Karate.

BJJ Competitions:

  • 2005 5th American International Champion
  • 2005 California Classic International Champion
  • 2006 California Classic International Champion
  • 2006 Copa Pacifica Champion
  • 2006 Gracie Jiu Jitsu World Championship
  • 2007 North American Champion
  • 2010 Masters World Champion – Purple Belt
  • 2011 Masters World Champion – Brown Belt
  • 2012 Masters World Champion – Brown Belt
Carlos’ BJJ lineage:

Carlos Gracie Sr. → Carlson Gracie Sr.Pedro CarvalhoRommel DunbarCarlos Lopez


Justin Snodgrass

Justin SnodgrassJustin is an assistant instructor at Eagle BJJ. He began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2004 and is currently a 4th degree brown belt. Justin also has experience in Yoga and Kodokan Judo. Off the mats, Justin is an artist and writer.

BJJ Competitions:

  • 2007 South Bay Open – Bronze
  • 2007 North American Championship – Bronze
  • 2007 California Classic – Silver
  • 2007 Technique Challenge (adult) – Bronze
  • 2007 Technique Challenge (masters) Champion
  • 2007 Copa Pacifica International Champion
  • 2008 California Classic – Silver
  • 2009 Grappler’s Circuit Challenge – Silver
Justin’s BJJ lineage:

Carlos Gracie Sr. → Carlson Gracie Sr.Pedro CarvalhoRommel Dunbar / Carlos Lopez → Justin Snodgrass


Travis

Bio coming soon!

Travis’ BJJ lineage:

Carlos Gracie Sr. → Carlson Gracie Sr.Pedro CarvalhoRommel Dunbar→ Carlos Lopez → Travis


Sarai Lopez

Saiai LopezSarai is an assistant instructor at Eagle BJJ. She began training BJJ in 2016. A solid competition record and hard work have propelled her toward earning her blue belt. In addition to BJJ, Sarai also trains in Kickboxing. Outside of the studio, Sarai is a full-time business student.

BJJ Competitions:

  • 2019 Los Angeles Adults Masters Champion.
  • 2019 American Open Adults Masters Champion.
Sarai’s BJJ lineage:

Carlos Gracie Sr. → Carlson Gracie Sr.Pedro CarvalhoRommel Dunbar→ Carlos Lopez → Sarai Lopez