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Annapolis, MD, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor Inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame

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The United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame (USMAHOF) is honored to announce that Professor Alfred Hogan, a 1st Degree Black Belt in the Art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and owner of Team Randori Martial Arts, Annapolis, MD, has been selected for induction into our prestigious Hall of Fame. The Inductee Class of 2022 will be formally recognized and honored at a black-tie banquet and ceremony, 20 July 2024 at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Professor Hogan’s martial arts journey started with studying Karate as a young child living in Okinawa Japan, and Tae Kwon Do while serving in the U.S. Army.  In 2008, during Professor his tenure in the military he was introduced to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and quickly fell in love with the sport. In 2013, Professor Hogan opened a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Annapolis, MD. As a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner and competitor, he won numerous competitions.  Most notedly was his wins at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF). He won his first Masters Worlds Championship in 2015 and subsequently won again in 2018. In addition, he also won at the IBJJF Pan Americans and New York BJJ Pro Championship both in 2019.  In 2019, Professor Hogan was awarded his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Professor Carlos Eduardo Lima Placido. As an instructor in his academy Professor Hogan has mentored, taught and trained hundreds of students.

Professor Hogan also holds a Master's degree in Forensic Psychology, of which he has used in partnership with We Defy Foundation, to provide Jiu Jitsu training as a source of treatment to service members who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Over the years, Professor Hogan had utilized his knowledge to instruct and assist martial arts students who struggle with PTSD, and other combat related disabilities, to help them regain gain their confidence, and learn to enjoy the martial arts experiences. Professor Hogan continues to impact the lives of those within the Annapolis and surrounding communities regardless if they are able bodied or considered disabled.

Induction into the USMAHOF is a recognition of the Inductee’s contribution to the Martial Arts at a local, state, national, or international level by their peers. It further recognizes the discipline, commitment, training, and years of selfless sacrifice and service required to wear the coveted Black Belt.

Honoring deserving martial artists of all styles from around the world…


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