​​Toby "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.


2006: NAGA Gold Medalist

2007: TFA World Title

2009: US OPEN Black Belt Division: Defeated Joe Camacho RIP

2012: NABJJ World No-Gi Black Belt Lightweight Champion

2014: Featured Black Belt SUPERFIGHT at Copa Pacifica 14

#TrueWarriorArmy Jiu Jitsu Lineage:

Carlos Gracie/Hélio Gracie > Robson Gracie > Alosio Silva > Fabio Vinelli > Toby Grear

 Toby TigerHeart Jiu Jitsu Lineage

1989: Yellow Belt: Judo: Lima YMCA

1993: H.S. Wrestling Team: Patrick Murphy

2004: Muay Thai Clinch: Sityodtong Los Angeles: Walter Michalowski

2005: Submission Grappling: The Bomb Squad: Eddie Bravo

2007: Blue Belt: 4th Degree Fabio Vinelli

2009: Purple Belt: Ricardo Wilke/ Adriano Camolese

2011: Brown Belt: Ricardo Wilke/ Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro

​2014: Black Belt: 4th Degree Fabio Vinelli/ 7th Degree Aloisio Silva

Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art focused on wrestling and submissions to control and attacker. It focuses on the principles of leverage and proper technique to obtain dominant control over an attacker, and provides a greater position to resolve conflict by using submission holds.

Jiu Jitsu has been proven to be an effective method for dealing with bigger and stronger attackers and has become increasingly popular due in part to its wide reach across all ages and demographics. Student train in Jiu Jitsu for self defense, sport jiu-jitsu (and submission grappling) and Fitness. It has found its way into the training regiment of nearly every successful martial artist worldwide.