Store Manager

Janisse Varallo

About Janisse

Janisse comes to Ground Control with over 9 years coaching and managing experience in mixed martial arts academies. Focused on motivating students to achieve their goals while maintaining a positive environment and excellent communication skills.

Rocky started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1998 under Mark Finley at the Baltimore Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club. After meeting the legendary Renzo Gracie Rocky began driving up to New York on a regular basis to train with Renzo. Rocky is currently a black-belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


  • Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu
  • Proficient in boxing
  • Trilingual – English, Spanish, and Portuguese
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