Dave is the best in the world at combining judo and jiu-jitsu. -- BJ Penn, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, UFC World Champion
Once I started the introduction, I couldnt put it down. -- Barry Eisler, author of Killing Rain
The founder of Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu, Dave Camarillo took over UFC Champion Frank Shamrocks position as head grappling coach at the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA). He shares his wealth of knowledge in Judo and Jiu-Jitsu at AKA, one of the top gyms in the world, and he coaches professional UFC fighters such as Paul Buenetello, Trevor Prangley, John Fitch, Mike Swick, and Josh Koscheck from the Ultimate Fighter show on Spike TV. He also coaches Pride Fighters Josh Thompson and Phil Baroni.
David Camarillo received his black belt in jiu-jitsu from Ralph Gracie. He also trained under World Judo Champion and four time Olympic medalist Mike Swain. After Camarillos terrorizing victories in both the lightweight and open classes at the RG American Jiu-Jitsu Association tournament, Rickson Gracie presented Camarillo with the prestigious award of Most Technical American Jiu-Jitsu Fighter. In Judo, Camarillo was Ranked #2 in the nation in 2000.