Professor Marcelo Pereira is a 5th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been teaching Jiu Jitsu in San Diego since 1993. Professor Marcelo Pereira opened Gracie Barra Sorrento Valley in May 2015.
Professor Marcelo Pereira is a World Champion and a 5 time Pan American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion with over 30 years of teaching and competition experience.
The academy offers classes for all levels, all ages, and families.
In the kids class anti-bullying and self defense are part of the curriculum.
The adults class is always a challenging fitness, stress relief, with self defense skills.
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Head Instructor – Professor | 5th Degree Black Belt | Marcelo Pereira
Marcelo Pereira is a 5th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the Head instructor of Gracie Barra Sorrento Valley location. Marcelo’s black belt and teaching credentials are certified …
Professor | 1st Degree Black Belt | Justin McDaniel
Justin McDaniel is a 1st Degree Black Belt under Professor Marcelo Pereira and continues his training under Professor Marcelo as well as Master Nelson Monteiro. Professor Justin started his …