Watch Atos HQ black belt Luiza Monteiro rolling with Galvao, during the fundamentals class on 12/31/2020.
Luiza Monteiro received her black belt from Rodrigo Cavaca in December 2010, before moving to California eight years later to train with Andre Galvao at the Atos Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters. She is a 2x IBJJF Black Belt World Champion; a 3x IBJJF World No-Gi Champion; a European Champion; a 5x IBJJF Pan Champion; a 4x IBJJF Brazilian Nationals Champion; and the UAEJJF Queen of the Mats Champion.
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.