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Remarkable Jiu jitsu seminar with some of the biggest names in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu,professor Marcio Feitosa

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Gracie Barra Downers Grove is pleased to announce an upcoming Jiu-Jitsu seminar lead by Professor Marcio Feitosa, and several other Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu stars on Saturday ,May 17th from 12pm to 2:30p.m. at the Gracie Barra Downers Grove location. After seminar we will have the traditional Gracie Barra belt grading.

Who is Marcio Feitosa:

Professor Márcio Feitosa learned directly from Carlos Gracie Jr., who is the founder of the Gracie Barra Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has more than 20 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaching experience. Marcio Feitosa reached sequential podium spots for 7 years in a row at the world championships.

He has collected many titles such as (3-times) IBJJF World BJJ Champion and ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship Champion in Abu Dhabi, Brazilian Nationals, Brazilian Team Tournament, and the Pan American Championships.

Nowadays, Márcio Feitosa is dedicated to the Gracie Barra members as well as the head instructor for Gracie Barra International headquarters located in Irvine, California, and at the same time the Executive Director of Gracie Barra Brasil. His expertise in the Martial Arts business comes from working, managing and owning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu schools for over 20 years. Feitosa helped develop the Gracie Barra in the United States, developing the systems to manage the schools and instructional content such as the 2nd version of the Gracie Barra Fundamentals, co-founding the Gracie Barra Headquarters, and managing 8 of his own schools located in California and Texas.

Recently, Professor Marcio Feitosa has been ranked as one of the top 10 BJJ fighters of all time by

Main Competitive Achievements:

  • 3x World Champion (1997, 2001, 2002);
  • ADCC Champion (2001);
  • 2x ADCC Brazilian Trials Winner (1999, 2000);
  • 4x Pan American Champion (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999);
  • 6x Brazilian National Champion (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999);
  • 5x World Silver Medallist (2006, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1998)

Please join us as we proudly sponsor and welcome Professor Marcio Feitosa to our Academy. The seminar is open to both ,Gracie Barra academy members and non-members of Gracie Barra. Tuition is $75 for Gracie Barra  members, and $95.00 for non-members of Gracie Barra.

More informations, please contact Miryan Samejima at 630-964-1414


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