Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Predator MMA Academy is part of Professor Luiz Palhares’ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association. Professor Palhares is a 7th Degree Red and Black belt under Rickson Gracie. He has won the Rio de Janeiro championships several times. He was the Pan American Champion for 2000, 2003, 2004. In 2002, 2003 he placed third in the Masters and Seniors International. In 1998 he was the Brazilian National Champion in the heavy weight senior division and open. Currently, Professor Palhares resides in Florida where he teaches classes for civilians, the military and Special Forces (Seals, Green Berets, and Rangers). We are honored to have Professor Palhares as our guide and mentor throughout our journey of discovery into the realm of BJJ. The Academy offers classes for children five (5) years old to sixteen (16) years old. We also offer Beginner and Intermediate classes for adults.


Monday:  6:00 – 7:00 PM Kids,  7:00 – 8: 30 PM Adult Basic
Tuesday:  7:00 – 8:00 PM Adult Intermediate
Wednesday:  6:00 – 7:00 PM Kids,  7:00 – 8: 30 PM Adult Basic
Thursday:  7:00 – 8:00 PM Adult Intermediate
Friday: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Open Mat
Saturday: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Kids

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