Mendes Bros. Academy Grand Opening
by Gabriel Alconcel
COSTA MESA, California — On Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 1:00 pm, the Mendes Bros. officially opened up their own academy in Orange County, California. The brothers named their school, “Art of Jiu Jitsu Academy.”
Rafael and Guilherme Mendes are Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts from Team Atos under Ramon Lemos. The brothers began training over ten years ago in their hometown of Rio Claro, a tiny town located in Sao Paulo, Brazil.