Lana Rickey, Black Belt Kids Martial Arts Instructor

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Lana Rickey, Black Belt

Lana Rickey began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in July 2008 in San Antonio, Texas. She received her black belt from Bruno Alves of GFTeam in December 2016.

Lana’s past martial arts experience included a year of taekwondo and a few months of krav maga before finding the beautiful art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Lana was not an athlete before training jiu-jitsu and it has increased her sense of empowerment, athleticism, and mental toughness She enjoys competing in BJJ and has been actively competing ever since she was a white belt at local and national levels.  

Lana is also passionate about sharing jiu jitsu with women and is an ambassador with Girls in Gis, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the female jiu-jitsu community together all over the nation.


Lana earned a Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She is a licensed psychologist and currently works with the geriatric population when away from the mats.


Lana Rickey, Psy. D. 

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