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THE INSTRUCTORS

Learn from World Champions (20+ World Titles)

The depth of knowledge amassed by our instructors will be a great advantage to anyone who desires to learn the art of jiu jitsu. Jiu jitsu is a fun, safe and practical martial art that offers a full body workout while teaching highly effective self-defense skills that are applicable in a variety of real world situations.

  • André Galvão Atos Jiu-Jitsu HQ Co-Founder & Head Professor

    “I personally know many [people] that start training jiu-jitsu as a hobby and it changes their life for the better – better endurance, better flexibility. Life can be stressful and jiu-jitsu can help you regain balance.” – Professor André Galvão, on the benefits of jiu-jitsu.

  • Angelica Galvão Head Women's Only Professor

    “On the mats we are all the same, regardless of your social position, skin color, faith and beliefs. We may not speak the same language, but we can easily communicate with one another thanks to this beautiful art.” – Professor Angelica Galvão, on connecting via jiu-jitsu.

  • Dominique Bell Basic & Fundamentals Class Professor & Prof. Galvão assistant

    “Teaching is like a puzzle, and when I figure out the best way to communicate a technique to a student it’s satisfying, and I feel like I solved the puzzle.” – Professor Bell, on cracking the teaching puzzle.

  • Michael Perez No-Gi (All Belts) Professor

    “This is a very special moment for me. I have been training since 2008, earning a black belt was always my goal end goal. Everyone contributed to this result, I have trained with each and every one of you, you made me better and vice-versa. We progress together.” – Professor Michael Perez, on the journey to earning a black belt.

  • Nisar Loynab Kids 8-13 Class Professor and Kid's Competition Class Professor

    “I got started when I was 16 years old, I was getting into some trouble in and out of school. My father wanted to offer me something [more beneficial] to occupy my time. Jiu-jitsu was what we found.” – Professor Nisar, on how he got started in jiu-jistu.

  • Adam Bradley White Belt Intro Class Professor

    Jiu-jitsu is an art that allows me to show my personality. A painter will paint, a dancer will dance and I do jiu-jitsu. It allows me to express myself.” – Coach Bradley, on the art form of jiu-jitsu.

     

  • Ricky Briceno Kid’s 3-5 Class Head Instructor & Kids 5-8 Class Head Instructor

    “It was actually by accident. I was hooked from day one. I find the mental game and strategy element intriguing. I love to challenge myself mentally and physically.” – Coach Ricky, on his introduction to jiu-jitsu.

     

     

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