Tuesday, July 24, 2012

SEMINAR: Roan Jucao Carniero - Special BJJ/MMA seminar - July 27 - July 28, 2012 (Sat - Sun)

A heads-up anyone interested in a great opportunity to learn from a Carlson Gracie Black Belt. Also he's one of the trainers of Junior dos Santos and Antonio "Big Foot" Silva.


Roan Jucao Carniero will teach a special MMA seminar on Friday, July 27th from 6pm-8pm and Saturday, July 28th from 3pm-6pm at:

Ultimate Gym
5 West 30th Street 4th Floor
212 725-4666

The cost is a very reasonable $50 for the two days or $25 for each single day.

Bio for Roan:

Roan Jucao Carneiro (born June 2, 1978) is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts Fighter. He started to train in July 1990 with Luiz Carlos Mateus (Manimal) 3 years later he moved to the Carlson Gracie Academy. In February 2, 2002 Carlson Gracie promoted him to a Black Belt. There he trained with the best black belts in BJJ history. Guys like Murilo Bustamente, Mario Sperry, Carlos Barreto, Vitor Belfort,Ricardo Arona,Paulo Filho,Nogueira Bros and many others. 

He competed in many BJJ tournaments and became PanAmerican Champion, Rio de Janeiro state champion and two time National Champion. Also many Grappling tournaments Copa Cyclone, BOPE , first place in Summer No Gi tournament and first place in ADCC Trials.

In 2000 he turned pro in Mixed Martial Arts and joined the Brazilian Top Team. Back then they had one the best teams in the world.  Many including Rodrigo Nogueira, Rogerio Nogueira, Milton Vieira were part of that team.

At the same time he ran a BJJ Program for orphaned kids and children in Rio de Janeiro located in the Chapeu Mangueira community. There he used to teach poor children from 5 to 16 years old.

In 2004 he moved to Paris, France for 2 years. There he helped grow the BJJ community and had many students in his academy. During this 2 years his gym got first place in the French Championship BJJ and many others tournaments.

In 2007 he moved to United States and joined the American Top Team and started fighting in the best MMA event in the world UFC.  He Fought 5 times, faced top level fighters such as John Fitch, Rich Clementi,Tony de Souza, Kevin Burns and Ryo Chonan.

Recently he ran the American Top Team Atlanta and made a lot champions, guys like Kendrick Miree, the Bellator Champion Douglas "The Phenom'' Lima. He still trains UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Antonio "Big Foot" Silva.



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