Two of the best Black Belts Rolling during Comp Class at Atos Hq: Andre Galvao vs Gustavo Batista
Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Championships, and 6 ADCC World Championship titles (4x as the ADCC Super Fight Champion). He received his black belt from Luis “Careca” Dagmar, having also worked extensively with Fernando Terere. Galvao is also a former mixed martial artist, with an MMA record of 5-2-0, before he retired to lead the Atos Jiu-Jitsu Academy's Headquarters in San Diego, California.
Today, Atos is considered one of the best jiu-jitsu academies in the world, producing World Champion athletes at all levels, from juvenile and white belt all the way to black belt. Galvao's mission with Atos BJJ On Demand is to share the lessons, and experiences he has acquired competing and coaching over the years.
Gustavo Batista received his black belt from Leandro Lo in October 2017, before he moved to California to train at Atos Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters under Andre Galvao. He is an IBJJF World Champion in his division and closed out with his teammate in the absolute division; a 2x IBJJF Pans Champion; a IBJJF Europeans Champion (double-gold); a UAEJJF King of the Mats champion; and a 3CG Kumite Grand Prix champion.