Instructors

Professor Lucas Pimenta

Lucas is from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil and started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at 13 years old. After studying BJJ for 9 years, he became a black belt in 2009 under Marcio Bittencourt (a Carlson Gracie background). He moved to the USA in 2010 and became a referee member of IBJJF (now one of the top 5 referees on the East Coast). He holds the following professional titles & certifications:

  • Brazilian State Champion
  • PortuguΓͺs Champion (multiple times)
  • European Champion
  • Bellator Veteran
  • Legacy Veteran
  • Winner of the best KO of NJ in 2012
  • Kickboxing pro fighter
  • IBJJF certified 
  • USBJJF certified 
  • Rickson Gracie Self Defense Certified