10th Planet Detroit, MI


Instructor: Adlai Cleveland

Adlai is a lifelong martial artist with over twenty years of experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He holds a black belt in 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu under Eddie Bravo, and a brown belt under Rigan Machado. Adlai also has extensive training in Combat Submission Wrestling, and is a certified coach under Erik Paulson. In addition to jiu jitsu and wrestling, Adlai has also practiced a dozen other styles, including Taekwondo, Shinkendo, Muay Thai, Enshin Karate, and Aikido. Additionally, Adlai is a fully certified athletic trainer under ACSM, and has a Crossfit Level 1 and kettlebell certifications.

An adamant believer in continuous learning, Adlai holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Michigan, as well as a bachelor’s in biochemistry and a master’s in applied economics from Eastern Michigan University. His passion for learning translates directly into a dedication to teaching. Adlai first started teaching jiu jitsu in 2005 and it has been his passion ever since. With a style that is flexible as it is detail-oriented, Adlai’s teaching style centers around an ability to identify students’ different learning styles and adapt the instruction to their needs.

Instructor: Tracy Dawson

Tracy has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (gi & no gi) since 2008, and additionally has a vast background in athletic training and coaching. As an award winning track coach with over 30 years of experience building champions and scholar athletes, Tracy brings that same energy and attention to detail to the Jiu Jitsu mats.

“As a fundamentals instructor I understand that in many cases my classes may be a person’s first impression of our sport, our community… I revel in that responsibility” -Tracy
10th Planet Detroit
110 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 734-713-8601
instagram: @10thPlanetDetroit

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