Dustin Akbari is head Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Instructor for Ultimate Fitness and Team Alpha Male. He has over 14 years of martial arts experience in various styles and has had the opportunity to be an apprentice to some of the areas finest instructors. Dustin was first introduced to BJJ while training at Kovar’s Karate in Sacramento. It was there that he met his BJJ instructor Cassio Werneck. Under Cassio’s fine guidance, Dustin developed into one of the area’s leading and most respected BJJ practitioners.

When Dustin isn’t training or teaching he is honing his skills in World and National Level Championships. Some of his past results include:

2007 IBJJF World Championship, 2nd Place (Purple Belt, Gi)

2008 IBJJF World Championship, 2nd Place (Brown Belt, No Gi)

2010 IBJJF World Championship, 2nd Place (Brown Belt, No Gi)

2011 IBJJF World Championship, 3rd Place (Brown Belt, Gi)

2011 IBJJF World Championship, 1st Place (Brown Belt, No Gi)

2012 IBJJF World Championship, 3rd Place (Black Belt, No Gi)

5-Time Grapplers Question Champion

BJJ Black Belt Dustin Akbari