Going to dig at me for spelling errors? Ouch, that really hurt...
Anyways, he knows what he is doing and is an awesome teacher. He lives and breathes mma pretty much all of his life. If you have doubts about if his '2nd degree black belt' come in and put him to the test ;) If not then, :Suspicious: quit talking ****.about someone who is superior. RESPECT bitches ;)
If you could simply state the name of the BJJ black belts and who they received them under.
Also please explain what Alrey and his son have blackbelts in. Unless of course you are claiming Alrey and his son are the Gracie JJ black belts... if so could you elaborate on that ?
There may be some support for the black belt claim of Handrich:
Listed are two handrich's as unverified blackbelts. Listed is a Alrey and a Raven Handrich.
Edit: Note that Raven is only 17. That is an INCREDIBLE age to get a BB.
As an example, in another investigation a guy named 'Sixto Lopez' was listed on Gracie University as an unverified black belt, but it was found that he has only POSSIBLY, MAYBE trained a maximum of 2-3 years. Even then, there is no proof he actually trained at all.
Anyone can claim anything on that site's listings.
Also, for legitimate lineages, the minimum age to earn a black belt is 18/19 years old. Anyone claiming a BJJ Black Belt who is younger than 18/19 does not have a legitimate lineage.
Gracie University is one example. Even though it says "Unverified", a lot of people still take it at face value. The Handrich's in this thread and Sixto Lopez in another created their profiles and I'm sure make mention of said profile for verification of their ranks.
There are other instances that are similar: Stuart Hamby on Marcello Monteiro's BJJ Coach site for example, Sixto Lopex (again) on BJ Penn's community site, etc...
Of course the very legitimate big names want to push their brand, but people are capitalizing on those names to try to gain legitimacy. I don't know what the answer is, but that is a discussion for a different thread (trying to kill thread drift).
It has been going on for a a few years. At one point, I stumbled upon a massive cache listing of these deleted profiles about a year ago maybe two. I never thought anything about it until now. Ironically, I noticed them while looking at sxito lopez and stumbled upon the deletions.