MARTIAL ARTS DEGREES
Black Belt in Judo. State Judo Federation. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1999. Certification # 16841-1kM.
Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Confederation. 2003. Certification # 00356.
Certified Referee in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Confederation. 2003.
Self-Defense Instructor. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1999 to present
Self-defense training Brazil Navy - Comandos Anfíbios da Marinha do Brasil. Comparable to Navy Seals in US.
Offer self-defense training to a wide array of clients, including security firms. Provide martial arts and self-defense training for metropolitan police detectives and for military police, including elite units (BOPE) comparable to SWAT teams in the U.S.
Martial Arts Trainer. Brazil and U.S. 1999 to present
Train MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighters to compete in high-level matches. Offer expertise in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Provide expert motivation for fighters.
MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Grappling Coach for former UFC Champion Jens Pulver, Tim Sylvia, and Pat Miletich.
MMA Grappling Coach for former IFL Champion, Ben Rotwell.
MMA Grappling Coach for former IFC and current Affliction Champion, L.C. Davis.
Workshop in Mixed Martial Arts. Dan Inosano Academy. (Mr. Inosano was Bruce Lee’s first student). Los Angeles, California. 2007.
Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling Workshop. Ray Diogo Academy. Los Angeles, 2007.
Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling Workshop. Carlson Gracie Academy. Chicago, IL. 2007.
Self-Defense Workshop for Women. Iowa City, IA. 2002.
Self-Defense Workshop for Students at New York University. 2005.
Solo Techniques in Judo for Athletes. Iowa City, IA. 2003.
Trainer at Self-Defense Conference for FDNY. Session included a meeting with FDNY Chief, Salvatore Cassano.
New York, NY. 2005.
Self-Defense Workshop. Palestra Academy. Madrid, Spain. 2006.