Phil Migliarese – Jiu-Jitsu Instructor
Phil “Jiu-Jitsu Matrix” Migliarese III is a 5th-degree Relson Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt with over 20+ years of experience in BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Mixed Martial Arts.
A Gracie Worlds and National Champion, Phil is a trainer, training partner and coach to UFC and MMA fighters as well as World and Pan-Am Champions. Phil is also a Master Level Yoga Instructor, author/creator of Yoga For Fighters and has many years of training in Judo.
During the 1990s, Phil did an extensive teacher training at three different Gracie Academies: California, Hawaii, and Brazil. He trained under Grand Master Helio Gracie, Master Relson Gracie, and UFC legend, Royce Gracie.
He is the founder of Jiu-Jitsu Share Online Community, Jiu-Jitsu Matrix (a video newsletter and online learning community) and one of the co-founders/co-owners of Matrix Fights Promotion Company. He currently lives in Philadelphia, PA where he teaches at Balance Studios which he co-owns with his brother, Ricardo Migliarese. Phil is the Head of Team Balance International.