At the Marcelo Garcia Jiu Jitsu Academy in Manhattan, all who are wanting to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are welcome to try a free basic introductory class. Marcelo Garcia is a world-renown teacher and competitor of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and has won Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships at all belt levels (blue, purple, brown and black), and Submission Grappling World Championships (ADCC) three times in a row (2003, 2005, and 2007), in which he was voted the most technical competitor in 2003 and 2007, and participant in the best match of 2005.
In addition to his competition experience, Marcelo is a foremost expert in teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. With his careful attention to detail and his friendly and charismatic personality, he is one of the most sought after instructors in the world, teaching seminars and lessons to professional fighters and grapplers, celebrities, hobbyists, and aficionados of martial arts. Having excelled at the highest competitive and teaching levels of BJJ and submissions grappling, Marcelo is thrilled to share his love and passion for this wonderful martial art with you. Come down and try a class!