MIRIELLE COLLETTE GRAVES
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - BLUE BELT
Graduates Cum Laude - Tech Writing
OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER
TIME UNITED STATES CHAMP
Mirielle is now
a model, spokesperson, and does commercials for Dicks Sporting Goods
Ella was also on the
United State PanAm Team that traveled to Costa Rica.
Ella is about to graduate University of Colorado (CS). She is becoming a professional writer/editor.
She transferred from SIUE to UCCS when she started at the Olympic
Training Center. We were approached about Ella by
the Olympic coaches at age 13.
ELLA WINS 1ST PRO MMA
Mirielle is working toward her Black Belt in BJJ.
She also studies some Muay Thai and boxing
She started on Matt Hughes team.
Ella coaching an OTC
Want to help bring GOLD
to the US?
Ella has trained at USA Stars, Pablo Popovitch's BJJ Center,
Carlo Rollysons BJJ, and
Matt Hughes HIT Squad.
She now trains at
the Olympic Training Center.
In 2009 the IOC made it many times more
difficult for US Judo athletes to make it to the Olympics. They have
essentially required a lot of world wide travel to Judo events at the athletes
personal expense. Being #1 in the US is not the critical factor any more. Major
US tournaments can cost over $125 for the entry fee alone. Add in hotel and food
and you see the problem. Now imagine having to pay twice all that and overseas