URSA Academy

Kris Magers | Black Belt Professor

Kris Magers is certified Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt instructor and the owner of URSA Academy / Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu - Ann Arbor. He began his BJJ training under Saulo Ribeiro, Alexandre (Xande) Ribeiro and Chris Blanke in January 2002. Kris has medaled at regional, national and international tournaments including the Worlds, the Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships, won gold at the American Nationals.

Kris is the “BJJ Teaching Pro,” who loves nothing more than building a team, developing individuals, and fostering a truly supportive team mentality. He invites anyone to try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu regardless of body type, weight, age, or profession. Kris believes that “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will help anyone to build confidence, lose weight, build muscle, and of course have fun!”

Professor Kris teaches the intermediate/advanced kids, teens, and adults in gi and no-gi jiu jitsu.

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