Professor Rodrigo Teixeira
5th Degree BJJ Black Belt
Rodrigo Teixeira is from Rio De Janero, Brazil. He started his Jiu Jitsu journey at the age of 12 under his brother Professor Pedro Carvalho. In 1995 Rodrigo moved to USA, Rodrigo & his brother were amongst the first few BJJ Instructors spreading the gentle art in the states. Rodrigo got his Black Belt at the age of 21, recently he got promoted to the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt.
At an early age Rodrigo realized his passion for teaching BJJ, since then he has trained people from all areas of life from UFC Fighters to Military & Law Enforcement Officers. He has conducted many seminars till date around the world across 26 countries.
Rodrigo is among few of the BJJ Practitioners who has a notch for teaching as well as is a highly accomplished competitor. He has won numerous amount of BJJ Championships in his 24 years of BJJ Career so far. He has won Pan Ams, European Championship, King of the Cage MMA, South American Championship, American Nationals and few other IBJJF championships.