ADCC Champions Sparring Sesh at Atos HQ Comp Class. Professor Galvao rolls with one of his top black belts Kaynan Duarte.
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.
Kade Ruotolo received his black belt from Andre Galvao in June 2018. He is an ADCC World Champion; an IBJFF Pans Champion; a UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Champion; a Kasai Pro 5 Grand Prix Champion; a Spyder Invitation Grand Prix Champion; and a ACB World Champion. Kaynan. also defeated all top level black belts in his first year as black belt. He also won Worlds and Pans multiple time in the colored belts (from blue to brown).