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Jiu JiTsu Methods

About Coach Rene

Rene Lopez aka R-LO a certified 2nd degree black belt under IBJJF has been practicing Jiu-Jitsu for over 14+ years. Born in San Francisco, CA is a longtime resident of Las Vegas, NV. He was introduced to Jiu-Jitsu by a longtime friend Morris Ayala, and has trained under Bryce Moore, Cameron Diffley, Sonny Nohara, Robert Drysdale, Caio Terra, and Walter Vital. After receiving his black belt, Rene, taught at Dunham Bjj and Vills JJ.

He has competed throughout his career on Domestic, National, and International levels including Asia Open, European Championships, South American Championships, Mexican Open, Abu Dhabi World Championship, Pan Americans, and The World Championships. In 2018, under Flograppling, in the Adult Light feather Weight division he was ranked #9 in the World. He is known for his World class “Guard”, resilient drive, and a never-ending sense of improvement.

With his chess-like methodical approach to the ART, Rene believes Jiu-Jitsu gives you an INTRICATE understanding of your opponent and yourself. You can expect to improve your overall fitness, self-confidence, social skills, self-defense, lucidity, and the hunger to learn more.


At Jiu-Jitsu Methods, our mission is to provide a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment where individuals of all backgrounds can learn and grow through the practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Through our commitment to excellence and our focus on community, we strive to empower our students to become their best selves on and off the mat.


Our vision at Jiu-Jitsu Methods is to be recognized as a leading Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym in Las Vegas, known for our exceptional training, passionate community, and commitment to creating positive change in the world. We aim to inspire our students to achieve their full potential, both in their martial arts practice and in their personal lives, and to create a lasting impact in the lives of those around us.
Train hard, push yourself, and never give up. At Jiu-Jitsu Methods, we’re more than a gym, we’re a community dedicated to becoming the best versions of ourselves.

Meet Our Team

Get to know the experienced and passionate instructors of Jiu-Jitsu Methods – your dedicated partners on your journey to success in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Coach Rene


Noah Jiu-Jitsu Coach

Noah Gutierrez


Sean Giannone Jiu-Jitsu Coach

Sean Giannone


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Robby Jiu-Jitsu Coach

Robby Menta


Errol Field Jiu-Jitsu Coach

Errol Fields


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