Professor Alvin Tillman Jr.

Main Instructor Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Black Belt

Professor Tillman began his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training in 1998 in combative training during his time in the United States Army. In 2000, after completing his enlistment, Alvin got into law enforcement and continued his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training at the Houma BJJ Academy where he officially began ranking in the sport. Professor Tillman received His BJJ Black Belt on December 14, 2014 from Professor Darren McCall, 2nd Degree Black Belt of McCall MMA in Humble, Texas.

Professor Tillman is married to his best friend and partner of 15 years Jessica Tillman. Together they have 3 beautiful children who like their father have come to love and excel in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Professor Tillman has few main objectives that he wants to accomplish with this academy, and that is to let the world know how awesome God truly is. He also wants to help strengthen the family values of each and every student that walks through the doors of the Warriors for Christ BJJ Academy. As a parent, leader, professor, or instructor, we must remember that all eyes are on us, and we must lead by the example that we want others to follow.

Professor Tillman’s Accomplishments:

  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight GI – Mississippi State May 2003
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight GI Battle of H-Town October 2005
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight GI Louisiana State Championship May 2008
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight GI Louisiana State Championship May 2009
  • 2nd Place Absolute GI Division Louisiana State Championship May 2009
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Advanced Weight Houston ZTS Championship May 2011
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced GI Battle of H-Town October 2011
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced NO-GI Battle of H-Town October 2011
  • 2nd Place Middle Weight Advanced Battle of H-Town October 2011
  • 2nd Place Middle Weight Advanced GI UFC EXPO Grapplers Quest October 2011
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced GI Martial Arts Mania September 2011
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced GI Grapplers Quest March 2012
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced NO-GI Grapplers Quest March 2012
  • 2nd Place Middle Weight Advanced Absolute GI Grapplers Quest March 2012
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced Masters GI Naga March 2012
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced Masters GI Naga August 2012
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced Masters NO-GI Naga August 2012
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced Masters GI Naga March 2013
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced Masters GI Naga July 2013
  • 1st Place Champion Middle Weight Advanced Masters NO-GI Naga February 2014
  • 2nd Place Middle Weight Advanced Masters GI IBJJF February 2014
  • 2nd Place Middle Weight Advanced Masters NO-GI IBJJF February 2014