Andre Galvao

Andre Galvao

ATOS JJ HEAD COACH, MULTIPLE TIME WORLD CHAMPION; AUTOR:

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).

Galvao 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.

Andre Galvao
  • Atos Beaumont Under Construction: A Sneak Peek

    Last Thursday, we put up the outside sign on the new academy in Beaumont, CA.

    We’re soon going to be hosting our grand opening.

    We have HUGE plans for our opening week, I can’t wait to share more with you guys over the upcoming days 🤩

    As a reminder, Beaumont is NOT an Atos affiliate – it’s act...

  • Mat Reflections: Attitude - EP 06

    🧠 MAT REFLECTIONS #6

    Today Prof Galvao wants to talk about FAITH.

    Faith, in Prof Galvao’s words, is the ability to foresee what is unseen.

    It comes by listening to, and hearing, the word of God.

    Prof Galvao believes that it’s important to feed your faith and believe in something bigger than y...

  • Mat Reflections: Attitude - EP 05

    🧠 MAT REFLECTIONS #5

    Today, Prof Galvao wants to talk about “ATTITUDE”

    What are you going to do during the bad times?

    How are you going to react to the bad days?

    Life is tough 😤

    And the most important thing in life is to build the right attitude to help you weather the storm ⚡

    If you’re lea...

  • Mat Reflections: Give Your Best - EP 04

    🧠 MAT REFLECTIONS #4

    Jiu-Jitsu helps us understand that life itself is a fight.

    And you always have to give 100% of your best

    If you only give 70% of your best in your Jiu-Jitsu classes…

    That means there’s 30% more you could have given 🪫

    And it’s not like you can use the remaining 30% to giv...

  • Mat Reflections: Mental - EP 03

    🧠 MAT REFLECTIONS #3

    Today Prof Andre digs deeper into the mental aspect 🧠

    You need to feed your mind well by spending time with good, dependable friends…

    People who are older, or more mature than you…

    Or someone who is very successful in life!

    He also breaks down the reasons you need to b...

  • Mat Reflections: Physical - EP 02

    🧠 MAT REFLECTIONS #2

    Prof Andre Galvao invites you to get physical 😅

    And by that, he means taking charge of the physical aspect of your training.

    At the end of April (from the 24-28), Prof Galvao is running a FREE Mindset Challenge.

  • Back Take Specifics | Part 2

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Ankle Lock Variations, during the fundamental class on 03/13/2024.

    Part 1- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/back-take-specifics-part-1

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Cha...

  • Back Take Specifics | Part 1

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Ankle Lock Variations, during the fundamental class on 03/13/2024.

    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/back-take-specifics-part-2

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Cha...

  • Mat Reflections: Mind, Spirit and Body - EP 01

    MAT REFLECTIONS 🧠

    Comment MINDSET to sign up for Prof Galvao’s Mindset Challenge 👇🏽

    Here is the first episode of “Mat Reflections”, where Prof Galvao shares his thoughts about life. The first episode is “Mind, Spirit and Body”.

    Over the next few days we’ll be posting more Mat Reflections. Stay...

  • Ankle Lock Variations | Part 3

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Ankle Lock Variations, during the fundamental class on 03/13/2024.

    Part 1- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/ankle-lock-variations-part-1
    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/ankle-lock-variations-part-2

    Andr...

  • Ankle Lock Variations | Part 2

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Ankle Lock Variations, during the fundamental class on 03/13/2024.

    Part 1- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/ankle-lock-variations-part-1
    Part 3- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/ankle-lock-variations-part-3

    Andr...

  • Ankle Lock Variations | Part 1

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Ankle Lock Variations, during the fundamental class on 03/13/2024.

    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/ankle-lock-variations-part-2
    Part 3- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/ankle-lock-variations-part-3

    Andre...

  • X Guard Entry To Ankle Lock | Part 3

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches X Guard Entry To Ankle Lock | Part 3, during the advanced class on 03/12/2024.

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    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Cham...

  • X Guard Entry To Ankle Lock | Part 2

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches X Guard Entry To Ankle Lock | Part 2, during the advanced class on 03/12/2024.

    Part 3 -
    Part 1 -

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Cham...

  • X Guard Entry To Ankle Lock | Part 1

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches X Guard Entry To Ankle Lock | Part 1, during the advanced class on 03/12/2024.

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    Part 3 -

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Cham...

  • Submissions Drills | Part 1

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Submissions Drills, during the advanced class on 03/08/2024.

    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 Champions...

  • Submissions Drills | Part 2

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Submissions Drills, during the advanced class on 03/08/2024.

    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 Champions...

  • How to Avoid 50/50 Controling the Sleeve

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches How to Avoid 50/50 Controlling the Sleeve, during the advanced class on 03/06/2024.

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Championships, and...

  • Upper Body Attacks - Choi Bar Variation | Part 4

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Upper Body Attacks, during the No-Gi class on 03/05/2024.

    Part 1- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-warm-up-butterfly-sweep-part-1
    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-war...

  • Upper Body Attacks - Choi Bar Variation | Part 3

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Upper Body Attacks, during the No-Gi class on 03/05/2024.

    Part 1- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-warm-up-butterfly-sweep-part-1
    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-war...

  • Upper Body Attacks - Warm Up Butterfly Sweep | Part 2

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Upper Body Attacks, during the No-Gi class on 03/05/2024.

    Part 1- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-warm-up-butterfly-sweep-part-1
    Part 3- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-cho...

  • Upper Body Attacks - Warm Up Butterfly Sweep | Part 1

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Upper Body Attacks, during the No-Gi class on 03/05/2024.

    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-warm-up-butterfly-sweep-part-2
    Part 3- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/upper-body-attacks-cho...

  • X Guard Entry From Butterfly Half Guard With Choi Bar Finish | Part 1

    6X IBJJF World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches X Guard Entry From Butterfly Half Guard With Choi Bar Finish, during the fundamental class on 03/05/2024.

    Part 2- https://live.atosbjjondemand.com/videos/x-guard-entry-from-butterfly-half-guard-with-choi-bar-finish-part-2

    And...

  • IBJJF Grand Prix: Andre Galvao Talks About Atos' Representatives

    This Wednesday, we have the weight-ins and press conference at the Costa Mesa, CA. Atos is very well represented by our athletes Kaynan Duarte, Andy Murasaki, Kade Ruotolo, Sarah Galvão, and Natã Tenca.

    The event takes place in Costa Mesa, California, on February 29th and you can watch live on ...