Stewart Carroll is a Rockaway Beach native and the head instructor at Rock-Jitsu: Team Renzo Gracie. Stewart trains at the legendary Renzo Gracie Academy in Midtown Manhattan, where he is a Black Belt under Masters Renzo Gracie and John Danaher.
Master Renzo Gracie is a world-renowned BJJ and MMA legend and is a senior member of the illustrious Gracie family. He is one of the best and most prolific teachers in the history of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
John Danaher is a Black Belt under Renzo Gracie and a head instructor at the Renzo Gracie Academy in Manhattan where he trains many high-level grapplers. John Danaher is considered one of the foremost authorities on grappling technique in the world. He is the coach of UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre, as well as many other luminaries in the worlds of MMA and BJJ.
Stewart was inspired to become a teacher by his great teachers. He seeks to humbly carry on the tradition set forth by his Professors of being a detail oriented instructor of cutting edge Jiu Jitsu.
Stewart is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Poly Prep High School. He has a Masterís Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.