Rodrigo Clark Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, located at Gracie Barra Santa Barbara Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy, offers instruction in BJJ by Rodrigo Clark. Rodrigo began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 1992, at the age of 16, under masters Jose Henrique Leao Teixeira and Helio Soneca Moreira, at the Gavea Jiu-Jitsu Academy. A couple of years later, Rodrigo joined the Gracie Barra School where he had the chance to learn from the legendary Master Carlos Gracie Jr. and train among the best Jiu-Jitsu fighters in the world.
Since he decided to start teaching in the United States, Rodrigo chose Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as his career, totally dedicating himself to it. Rodrigo has over 14 years of experience training and competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has left the mats several times as a champion, achieving many national and international titles. Rodrigo Clark is a Black Belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. and an official Gracie Barra representative. Rodrigo is currently living in Santa Barbara, where he is the owner and head coach of Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu Academy.