Lead BJJ Instructor
In October 2010, Ian earned his black belt in BJJ. Lead BJJ Instructor
Ian Mcpherson is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Master Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti and one of the top competitors from the Alliance HQ academy in Atlanta. He won the World BJJ Championship and the Pan American as a brown belt back in 2010, he ranked as number 5 on Gracie Mag’ “Fighters to Keep Your Eye On” that same year.
Ian was introduced to grappling by his high school wrestling coach, Pat Harvey (also a BJJ black belt). In 2002 he joined the Alliance gym. He continued to train and compete while attending college full time at Kennesaw State University.