In addition to instruction by the club’s dedicated student leaders, membership in Boston University’s Jiu Jitsu club includes on-site professional coaching.
Originally from Corumba, Brazil, Renan began training Jiu Jitsu in 2002 at Academia Iron with Manuel Joao and Taedes Mondonca. While living in Brazil, he regularly took part in competitions all over the country. Renan won multiple tournaments while a blue belt and purple belt such as the World Championships, the Brazilian Cup, and a myriad of state championships. In 2007 Renan moved to Boston and received his black belt in 2008. He has since added some more notable victories to his already impressive competitor resume.
Nick is currently an undefeated fighter in both the XCFL and CFX Mixed Martial Arts league. Nick will be teaching Muay Thai, Wrestling and MMA this year.