Aaron Harris

Aaron Harris, Jiu Jitsu Instructor in New Paltz

BJJ Coach, New Paltz

Coach Aaron Harris began practicing martial arts 7 years ago while studying neuroscience at Binghamton University, and has never looked back. Aaron is currently a professional grappler who holds a number of expert division championships along with winning records in MMA (1-0), Boxing, and Kickboxing. He has competed and placed in multiple international tournaments including Copa Sol when he spent several months training in Rio, Brasil. Aaron is a brown belt under Mike Wacker of Black Hole BJJ and has dedicated his life to the pursuit of perfecting his art, and has a genuine passion spreading his knowledge with his students.


  • Kasai Pro 6 Champion
  • Sub Spectrum 8 Absolute Invitational Champion
  • Gaman Absolute Brown Belt Champion
  • SOGI 2 Main event Champion
  • SOGI 2 QUINTET champion
  • SOGI 1 Main event champion
  • Reality Fighting Superfight Champion
  • Men Of War Pro Main Event Champion
  • Sapateiro invitational “quintet” Finalist.
  • Ammo Fight League two time expert division champion 170lb division
  • Global Grappling league 170lb expert champion
  • Grappling industries  2018 super absolute division champion
  • Art of War 2018 submission only invitational champion
  • Submission series pro Nova Scotia expert division silver medalist
  • Fuji BJJ 170lb expert division champion
  • Ammo Fight League Halloween showdown absolute division silver medalist
  • NAGA Albany 170lb expert division champion
  • Submission series pro “blue belt showdown” 16 man invitational champion