1930 East Tangerine Rd, Suite 190, Oro Valley, AZ 85755 520.335.5000520.335.5000

Professor Al Guinee


Black Belt

Professor Al has been part of the Gracie Barra Tucson family since we opened our doors 5 years ago. He has been learning Jiu-Jitsu for a total of 11 years. Professor Al is not only a natural leader but also a dynamic teacher. He not only helps teach at Gracie Barra Tucson but during his work as a police sergeant, he is the main instructor at the Tucson police academy. Al has brought a lot of knowledge to the academy, that he is now leading our grappling and striking class. He brings a work ethic we all can respect. One of Al’s goals is to have a school of his own. Professor Al also enjoys competing, as he has won several tournaments. He is also a true hero Veteran.

Notable Competition Achievements: 2009 Pan Ams Bronze medal blue belt, 2010 Arizona Open Bronze Blue belt, 2012 Naga Silver in GI and No GI Purple , Grapplers Quest Gold and Silver in GI Purple.