Roland Malone is a Black Belt under Professor Pedro Sauer. Roland began training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu while stationed in Naval Hospital GTMO, Cuba in 1998. After a year of training he moved to San Diego, CA where trained under Carlos Valente. From Southern California he headed east to Naval Medical Center Bethesda, MD where he trained for 5 years before being stations in Rota Span in 2005. In 2006, Roland became a student and friend of Pedro Sauer, and is now part of the Pedro Sauer Association.
When he is not teaching Jiu-Jitsu, Roland is a respiratory therapist in the US Navy. Roland owns and operates his own Gracie Jiu-Jitsu academy in Rota, Spain.
In addition to sport Jiu-Jitsu, Roland is highly skilled in applied Jiu-Jitsu self-defense for the street.