Co-Founder, Master Trainer
Brasil has been a trainer to professional fighters, Olympians and clients for over 30 years. With a proven track record of results, his methodology and coaching style is highly sought after and has earned Brasil a prestigious reputation as a leader in the Martial Arts and fitness community.
He was the co-founder of Cyclone MMA and Fitness and currently Co-Founder and Director at Arena Training Center where he manages operations and has developed one of the most distinguished martial arts and fitness facilities in Northern California.
Brasil holds black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Gracie) and Muay Thai (Marcos Rua). In addition to BJJ, Brasil has been training and coaching Muay Thai for over ten years and is renowned for his conditioning programs.
His broad experience includes training and prepping multiple members of the Gracie family (Crosley, Rodrigo, Daniel, Rolls and Ralph) , writing for Gracie Magazine, and training Jay Budnick (climber Mt. Everest, 94),