Jon Helton leads our early morning 6:00am open mat class and has a solid teaching background as former owner of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Charlotte.
He is active in the Southeastern Jiu Jitsu community and competes on a regular basis. Jon holds the rank of Purple Belt under Professor Jeremy Arel and trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the gi regularly to make him a well rounded grappler. He is also a ranked Purple Belt under Eddie Bravo in the 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu system.
Jon is a welcome addition to the Great Grappling family!