Rio Jiu Jitsu Guidebook - Academy Profiles

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  • Champions Factory Jiu Jitsu

    Champions Factory (Checkmat)

    Champions Factory - Ricardo “Ricardinho” Vieira, 5th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Rua Pompeu Loreiro, 116 – 3rd floor Point of Reference: Inside the Olympico Club with the large green gate in front, up two flights of stairs. Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Academy Website MMA/Muay Thai Affiliation: Champions Factory Jiu Jitsu Affiliation: Checkmat Affiliate Reach: [...]

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    De La Riva Headquarters

    De La Riva Headquarters - Ricardo de la Riva, 6th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 702 Point of Reference: In between the two pharmacies on either side Street-level sign in front: No Team Website | Venue Website Affiliation: De La Riva Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in fewer than 5 countries [...]

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    Muzio de Angelis Jiu Jitsu

    Muzio de Angelis Jiu Jitsu - Muzio de Angelis, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro - Gávea – Academia Gávea Gym, Praça Santos Dumont, 62-A Point of Reference: Across from the Santos Dumont Plaza, inside Gávea Gym Street-Level Sign in Front: No Website Affiliation: Equipe Muzio de Angelis / Brasa Affiliate Reach: Affiliates more than 10 countries (Brasa) Focus of [...]

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    Nova Geração Centro de Lutas

    Nova Geração Centro de Lutas - Francisco “Toco” Albuquerque, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Lebldon - Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre, 808-B Point of Reference: Across from the Largo de Memória Plaza/Playground Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Website Affiliation: Nova Geração Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in fewer than 5 countries Focus of Gym: Jiu-Jitsu Primarily Gi or No-Gi: Gi [...]

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    GFTeam Centro

    GFTeam Centro - Fernando, 1st degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Centro – Av. Rio Branco, 120 / 2nd floor Point of Reference: Inside the huge Galeria at Rio Branco, 120; go to the second floor via the stairs next to the elevator, walk to the left past the cafeteria, around the corner and up [...]

  • Relson Gracie Rio de Janeiro

    Relson Gracie Brazil

    Relson Gracie Brazil - Jean Vandesteen, 3rd degree black belt Leblon – Rua Humberto de Campos, 774 Point of Reference: Next to Colegio Santo Agostino, through the walkway with the blue Viasulus sign, and all the way to the end Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Website | Facebook Page Affiliation: Relson Gracie Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in fewer than 5 countries [...]

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    Fight Zone (Checkmat)

    Fight Zone - Ricardo “Ricardinho” Vieira, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Rua Francisco Sá, 36 Point of Reference: Across the street from Zona Sul grocery store Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes, but hidden behind gate Affiliation: Checkmat/Vieira Bros Affiliate Reach: International affiliates in more than 10 countries Focus of Gym: Jiu-Jitsu Primarily [...]

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    Jiu Jitsu Strauch

    Jiu-Jitsu Strauch - Paulo Maurício Strauch, 9th degree red belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 1063 / 2nd floor Point of Reference: On the 2nd floor of the Galeria at the address, up the almost hidden stairs next to the eyeglasses store. Note that during evening classes a metal door [...]

  • Soul Fighters HQ (Delfim), Tijuca - Rio de Janeiro

    Soul Fighters Headquarters (Delfim)

    Soul Fighters Headquarters (Delfim) - Leandro “Tatu” Escobar, 3rd degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Tijuca (Zona Norte) - Rua Pereira de Siqueira, 45 / 3rd floor Point of Reference: Just 2 blocks from the São Francisco Xavier metro station, on the corner of Pereira de Siqueira Street and Alzira Brandão Street; inside the large 3-story Delfim [...]

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    Renovação Fight Team

    Renovação Fight Team - Renato Bezerra, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Botafogo - Rua São João Batista, 112  / 2nd floor Point of Reference: Across from the west wall of Prezunic grocery store, near the arched entrance to São João Batista Cemetery Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Academy Website Jiu-Jitsu Affiliation: De la Riva MMA [...]

  • Escola Kioto BJJ Rio de Janeiro

    Escola Kioto de Jiu-Jitsu

    Escola Kioto de Jiu-Jitsu - Krauss Mansor, 5th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Tijuca (Zona Norte) - Rua Jurupari, 18 Point of Reference: The academy is only 2 blocks from the metro stop and main bus stops. Make sure you’re at the narrow end of the plaza, and take the street named Rua Carlos Vasconcelos off the [...]

  • Gracie Tijuca - Rio de Janeiro - Vini Aieta

    Gracie Tijuca

    Gracie Tijuca - Vinicius “Vini” Aieta, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Tijuca (Zona Norte [North Zone]) – Rua Haddock Lobo, 227, 4th floor Point of Reference: Inside the Associação Atletica do Banco do Brasil (AABB), 4th floor Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Website Phone Number: +55 (21) 2569 3222; +55 (21) 8795 6354 Affiliation: Gracie [...]

  • Manimal Jiu Jitsu

    Manimal Jiu Jitsu

    Manimal Jiu Jitsu - Luis Carlos “Manimal” Dias, 5th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Rua Siqueira Campos, 43 / 3rd Floor, #313 Point of Reference: Inside the Centro Commercial Copacabana, which is next to Itaú bank and across from Serzedeio Correia Plaza.  Walk into the Galeria, and go up two flights of stairs; [...]

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    Equipe Lutando Por Um Mundo Melhor (LPM)

    Equipe Lutando Por Um Mundo Melhor (Equipe LPM) - Cleiber Maia, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Laranjeiras - Rua das Laranjeiras, 336  / 2nd floor Point of Reference: Located inside the “Exata Fitness Center” across the street from the “Wilson” pharmacy and on the second floor above the “Kinha’s Bar” and “Sushi Laranjeiras” restaurants. To [...]

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    Gracie Humaita – Centro

    Gracie Humaita Centro – Rolker Gracie, 7th degree red and black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Centro - Rua de Alfândega, 81 / #201 Point of Reference: Unmarked green door of Edificio Curado, across from Brink Center toystore Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes (second floor window) Website: www.academiagracie.com.br Affiliation: Gracie Humaitá Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in more than 10 countries Focus [...]

  • Alliance Headquarters

    Alliance Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters

    Alliance Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters - Alexandre “Gigi” Paiva, 5th degree black belt -  Rio de Janeiro – Leblon - Rua Humberto de Campos, 774 – 4th Floor Point of Reference: Inside the LC Academia, 4th floor Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Website (down) | Facebook Affiliation: Alliance Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in 5 to 10 countries Focus of Gym: Jiu-Jitsu Primarily Gi or [...]

  • Ipanema Fight - Victor Barreto - Rio de Janeiro BJJ

    Ipanema Fight (GFTeam)

    Ipanema Fight - Victor Barreto, 1st degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Ipanema – Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 151 / 2nd Floor Point of Reference: Enter through the unmarked door at Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 151, between the Aipo & Aipim restaurant and the Itaú bank. Academy is on the second floor. Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes [...]

  • Kazulu Jiu Jitsu Rio de Janeiro

    Kazulu (Brasa)

    Kazulu - Cesar Augusto de Oliveira Guimarães, 3rd degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Santa Clara, 115  / 2nd floor Point of Reference: Just inside the corner of Santa Clara/Barata Ribeiro; across the street from CopaMar Hotel and above the laundry mat and Cacau Show. Enter through the residential-looking entrance to the left of the laundry mat and [...]

  • Equipe Fabricio Martins

    Equipe Fabricio Jiu Jitsu

    Equipe Fabrício Jiu Jitsu, 7th degree red and black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana - Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 1017 – 2nd floor Point of Reference: Next door to Pão de Açucar grocery store, up the stairs on the second floor Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes (second floor window) Website Affiliation: Equipe Fabricio Jiu-Jitsu Affiliate [...]

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    Nova União Headquarters

    Nova União Headquarters - André Pederneiras, 5th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Flamengo - Rua Marques de Abrante, 88 Point of Reference: Inside the “Upper” Gym, 3rd floor Street-Level Sign in Front: No Academy Website Affiliation: Nova União Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in fewer than 5 countries Focus of Gym: Jiu-Jitsu/MMA Primarily Gi or No-Gi: Both Foreigners Accepted: Yes [...]

  • Gold Fighters (Brasa) - Igor Silva - Rio de Janeiro

    Gold Fighters (Brasa)

    Gold Fighters - Igor Silva, 2nd degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Jardim Botânico - Rua Jardim Botânico, 650 Point of Reference: Located inside the “Carioca Esporte Clube”, between the Citibank and the Methodist church with the large, red vertical sign “Igreja Metodista”. Enter the Carioca Esporte Club and walk all the way to the back. [...]

  • Carlson Gracie Academy

    Carlson Gracie Academy

    Carlson Gracie Academy - Marcelo Saporito, 5th degree black belt & Alan Moraes, 3rd degree black belt - Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana – Rua Figueiredo de Magalhães, 414 / 3rd floor Point of Reference: Entrance around the corner on Rua Silva Castro; follow the black gate perimeter around Street-Level Sign in Front: No Saporito Website | Alan Moraes [...]

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    Fernando Tererê BJJ Academy

    Fernando Tererê BJJ Academy - Fernando “Terere” Augusto da Silva, black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Ipanema - Rua Alberto de Campos, 12 / 2nd floor Point of Reference: The academy is located at the dead end street of Alberto Campos. Walk toward the end of the street, passing the white 2-story entrance and garage to the Chateau [...]

  • Gordo Jiu Jitsu Headquarters - Barra - Rio de Janeiro

    Gordo Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters

    Gordo Jiu-Jitsu – Roberto “Gordo” Corrêa de Lima, 5th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Barra da Tijuca, Zona Oeste - Rua Correa de Arauju, 208 Point of Reference: Near the Escola Suiça, toward the corner with the giant tree Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Website | Facebook Affiliation: Gordo Jiu-Jitsu Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in fewer than 5 [...]

  • Soul Fighters - Evidence / Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro

    Soul Fighters – Evidence

    Soul Fighters – Evidence - Antonio Carlos “Pimenta”, 1st degree black belt Rio de Janeiro - Tijuca (Zona Norte [North Zone]) - Rua Conde de Bonfim, 685 / 2nd floor Point of Reference: On the 2nd floor of “Galeria 685″, next to Lojas Americanas Street-Level Sign in Front: No Website Affiliation: Soul Fighters Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in fewer than 5 countries [...]

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    Gracie Humaita Headquarters

    Gracie Humaita, Matriz (Headquarters) - Rolker Gracie, 7th degree red and black belt – Rio de Janeiro - Humaitá - Rua Humaitá, 52 / 3rd floor Point of Reference: Inside the yellow Colegio Padre Antonio Vieira school, on the 3rd floor. Street-Level Sign in Front: No Website Affiliation: Gracie Humaitá Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in more than 10 countries Focus of Gym: [...]

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    Nova União – Centro

    Nova União – Centro - João, 1st degree black belt - Rio de Janeiro – Centro – Avenida Rio Branco, 120 / 2nd floor Point of Reference: Inside the huge Galeria at Rio Branco, 120; go to the second floor via the stairs next to the elevator, walk to the left past the cafeteria, around the corner and [...]

  • Brazilian Top Team Headquarters

    Brazilian Top Team Headquarters

    Brazilian Top Team Headquarters - Murilo Bustamante, 5th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Lagoa/Leblon – Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 829 Point of Reference: Across the street from the BR Petrobras gas station; inside the Associação Atlética do Banco do Brasil (AABB). Walk in the main entrance with the green gate and turn left immediately. [...]

  • gracie barra headquarters

    Gracie Barra Headquarters

    Gracie Barra - Jefferson Moura, 4th degree black belt – Rio de Janeiro – Barra da Tijuca (Zona Oeste [West Zone]) - Avenida Comandante Júlio Moura, 300 Point of Reference: Inside the “ByFit” Gym Street-Level Sign in Front: Yes Facebook Affiliation: Gracie Barra Affiliate Reach: Affiliates in more than 10 countries Focus of Gym: Jiu-Jitsu Primarily Gi or No-Gi: [...]

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    Academia Rosado Jiu Jitsu

    Academia Rosado Jiu Jitsu - Carlos Antonio Rosado, 9th degree red belt – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana – Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 450 / 2nd floor Point of Reference: The academy is located up two flights of stairs above the “Bagaggio” luggage store. There is a small sign outside on the street level, and a sign [...]

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