Professor Dave Rosenmarkle

3rd Degree Black Belt

Gracie Barra 3rd degree black belt, Professor Dave Rosenmarkle emanates his life motto: “Non Nobis Solum,” Latin for “Not for ourselves alone.”  He strives to use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to reach and inspire others to reach their full potential on and off the mats.

Drawing from a myriad of life experiences (collegiate athlete, Iraq war veteran, entrepreneur, BJJ competitor), Professor Dave finds ways to connect with others on a personal level in order to help facilitate positive change in their lives.  As such, he has founded the Veneration Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Affiliation, Veneration BJJ (Kenosha) and Milwaukee Veterans Jiu-Jitsu Support Group, with Apex Martial Arts Center being his newest affiliation in North Carolina.

Professor Dave’s accolades include:

  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • First Gracie Barra Black Belt in WI
  • Black Belt in Pankration
  • USAFPA Ten32 Defensive Tactics Trainer
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / MMA Competitor
  • U.S. Army Combatives Instructor / Consultant
  • U.S. Army Veteran / Operation Iraqi Freedom

Professor Dave is also an IBJJF competitor, regional champion and medalist, NAGA champion and Submissao Champion (Europe).  He has coached multiple IBJJF and SBJJF champions.