‚Äč‚ÄčToby "TigerHeart" Grear started his Jiu Jitsu career in 1986 in Lima, Ohio followed by joining his High School Wrestling team in 1995.

In 2005 Toby started training with 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu in Hollywood, California under Founder Eddie Bravo who was also in Toby's corner for many his TFA World Title Fights.

After nearly 29 years of Jiu Jitsu Toby received his Black Belt from 5th Degree Black Belt Fabio Vinelli under the guidance of Red & Black Belt Aloisio Silva.


At True Warrior Fitness LAke Norman, we strive to Provide Students with excellent instruction In A Fun and educational environment.

Utilizing a systematic WAY of learning and drilling techniques, each student is given the freedom to grow at their own pace. 

Toby has designed a complete curriculum that allows students to see all of the techniques they will need to master at each belt level to get promoted and learn the true art of Jiu Jitsu.

Whether you are a NEW student who just wants to learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) and get in shape or a competitive athlete looking for a greater challenge, TWFLKN is the best decision you can make TO REACH AND EXCEED YOU GOALS.