We would like to congratulate Rocky, Raheem and Sammy for their great fights at the Renegades. You guys make us proud. Photos coming soon.
We wanted to let you know that there will be a Helio Soneca seminar at our gym on Friday, October 27th from 6:15 - 8:15 p.m for only $40. This is a no gi seminar and is opened to all levels and schools. If you are interested in attending please pay at the gym in advance.
Helio Moreira starting practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 8 with Black Belt Master Cirilo Azevedo. Having fallen in love with this Martial Art at the age of 9, he was already a Brazilian Champion. At the age of 13, Helio moved to Rio De Janeiro and started to practice with the Gracie Club, now known as Barra Gracie, taught by the Machado Brothers, Ze Henrigque Leao Teixeira and Renzo Gracia. Soneca, as he is known in the Martial Arts world, chose Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as his career totally dedicating himself to it. At the age of 22, he received from Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the Black Belt he had been dreaming of; a prestige that few people had at the time.
Soneca is currently a 4th Dan and known as one of the best fighters and Masters in the world. He is also one of the founders of Gracie Barra, currently the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the world.
Soneca is currently participating in seminars throughtout the U.S. and around the world. Soneca has associations in Brazil, Thailand and Japan, is President of the Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the state of Parana-Brasil (FJJP), and is Vice President and founder of the Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for the state of Tennessee, USA (TBJJF).
Be sure to sign up in advance. You don't want to miss the opportunity of training with one of the best in the sport.
See you on the mats!