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Prof. Flavio Almeida – 4th Degree Black Belt,

Prof. Flavio Almeida – 4th Degree Black Belt

ICP4, ICP5, ICP6, ICP6_Revisited, CPR

Flavio Almeida is on a mission to bring the amazing positive impact of Jiu-Jitsu and Gracie Barra to as many communities as possible. As Head Instructor and co-founder of eight Gracie Barra schools in Southern California and the Phoenix metropolitan area, Flavio has taught thousands of students from all around the world and graduated more than 30 black belts. Gracie Barra San Clemente was the first school founded by Prof. Flavio.

A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor for nearly 20 years, Flavio credits Jiu-Jitsu with changing his outlook on life and Gracie Barra with making him the person he is today, helping him evolve from an overweight teenager with low self-esteem to a Gracie Barra Black Belt world champion. Flavio loves teaching and says it’s his passion and privilege to do for others what his instructors did for him.

Flavio is a Fourth Degree Black Belt under Master Carlos Gracie, Jr. and is a Gracie Barra Oceania Commitment Award winner. His list of titles includes:

  • 2017 Pan American Masters Black Belt Champion Heavyweight
  • 2017 Pan American Masters Black Belt Champion Open Weight
  • 2016 World Masters Black Belt Champion Heavyweight
  • 2016 World Masters Black Belt Champion Open Weight
  • #1 Ranked Masters 2 Black Belt Competitor for the 2016/2017 Season of the IBJJF
  • 2016 Pan American Masters Black Belt Champion Heavyweight
  • 2016 Pan American Masters Black Belt Champion Open Weight
  • 2014 World Masters Black Belt Champion Heavyweight
  • 2012 Pan American Masters Black Belt Champion Heavyweight
  • 2012 Pan American Masters Black Belt Champion Open Weight
  • 2007 Pan American Adult Black Belt silver medalist
  • 2007 Pan American No Gi Adult Black Belt Heavyweight Champion
  • 2007 ADCC 88 KG Silver Medalist
  • 2007 World Adult Black Belt Bronze Medalist
  • 2001 World Adult Black Belt Bronze Medalist
  • 2000 World Adult Black Belt Bronze Medalist
  • 1999 World Adult Brown Belt World Champion
  • 1997 World Adult Blue Belt World Champion