Mestre Itaborá has 5 black belt certifications from Alliance Jiu-Jitsu, one of the most recognized Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu organizations in the world. As a competitor in JiuJitsu, he has a record of about 400 matches and has earned titles such as World Champion and Pan Am Champion.
Mestre Itabora also holds a Bachelors's Degree in Sports Nutrition, three personal training certifications, and certification in Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) as a Mobility Specialist. This expertise allows him to design classes that are safe, science-based, and can be adapted to an individual body’s needs.
"I believe that Capoeira and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are arts forms that create communities, promote tolerance, teach valuable skills and build respectful citizens."