Check out our 2021 New YEAR Schedule!

We added early morning classes as well as more children's classes!

Our Instructors

Aurelio Gallegos Jr.

Aurelio Gallegos Jr., is an accomplished and dedicated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and the chief instructor at PRESA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Trained by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Ricardo "Franjinha" Miller. After 25 years of intense training and traveling all along the West Coast for BJJ, Aurelio's Martial Arts career continues to dominate Corpus Christi! His experience, expertise and dedication makes for an excellent instructor at PRESA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Aurelio Gallegos Jr.
17 years with Paragon Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Corpus Christi, Texas

Rank: Black Belt
Certified U.S. Army Modern Arts Combatives Instructor Level I, II & III

PRESA BJJ client list:
U.S. Navy: Sicily, Italy
South Texas Jail Diversion Program: CCPD & Sherriff’s Department


Brandi Narvaez (Women's Kickboxing and MMA Coach)

Over 10 Years Experience

BJJ Rank: Purple Belt



Marco "Pudge" Mayan (Children's Strength & Conditioning Coach)

Over 10 years Experience

BJJ Rank: Black Belt 



John Barrera (Kids Judo Coach)

Over 40 years Experience

BJJ & Judo Rank: Black Belt


Melissa Tanner (Womens and Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach)

Over 10 Years Experience

BJJ Rank: Black Belt