The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champions Academy

Vermont Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

VT BJJ has been developed as a way to communicate the message about the importance of proper, legitimate and complete Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction. The VT BJJ Academy offers outstanding Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training programs dedicated to quality and professionalism. VT BJJ is dedicated to the development of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and producing true champions inside and outside the academy.

Julio Cesar “Foca” Fernandez Nunes was born and raised on the shores of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Beginning his Jiu-Jitsu training under the great Grand Master Carlson Gracie Sr. at 17. Julio “Foca” competed in all Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Earning his black belt and representing the Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Competition Elite Team; Julio “Foca” went on to become a 5-Times Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu National Champion, 3-Times Rio de Janeiro State Champion and 2-Times IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Champion!

Julio “Foca” is the only CBJJP (Confederacao Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu Profissional), USBJJF (United States Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) and IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) Certified 7th Degree Coral Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Self Defense instructor under late Grand-Master Carlson Gracie Sr. currently teaching in the USA. Julio "Foca" is USA Boxing Certified Training Coach. Accept no Imitations!

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