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Keith Parknow

Keith BioKeith Parknow is a first degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu who brings a wealth of life experience to Revolution BJJ’s instructor staff.

Keith was born and raised in Pennsylvania where he started wrestling from 7th grade until he joined the Marine Corps. Keith also wrestled freestyle and Greco Roman on the All Marine wrestling team in Quantico, VA. After Leaving the Marines, he started entering fitness competitions. In 2002, he won first place in the state of Virginia and was recognized in front of the VA General Assembly for those fitness accomplishments.

In 2004, Keith discovered Brazilian Jiu jitsu, and was hooked from the first class.

Keith’s competition accomplishments include:

• 3X Pan Am Champion (blue and purple belt)

• 10X US Grappling Champion

• 3X Budweiser World Cup Champion

• 1-0 Mixed Martial Arts – Valhalla Fights

Keith is also a certified referee for the US Grappling tournament circuit.  He has been a member of the Revolution BJJ team since 2012 and loves the learning environment and the quality instruction.  Keith still has a passion for learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and loves teaching and coaching. With his diverse background, Keith has taught bjj and defensive tactics to law enforcement, military and civilian students, but he will always be a student of the art.

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