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Team Members

Professor Fabio Costa

Head Instructor

Professor Fabio Costa was born in Brasilia, capital of Brazil. He began his career in 1995, honored to have been promoted to a black belt by the one and only Carlos Gracie Jr himself in 2004. He carries under his belt many titles, and his 2015 recent titles are Atlanta Winter Absolute Champion, Pan Ams Absolute Silver Medalist, Austin Open Ultra Heavy Champion, Atlanta Summer Gi Ultra Heavy Champion and Gi Absolute Bronze Medalist, Atlanta Summer No Gi Ultra Heavy Silver Medalist and No Gi Absolute Champion. Professor Fabio Costa is an active world class competitor. He is responsible for the training of many athletes, and has promoted close to 50 black belts. He brought Gracie Barra to Brasilia in 2001. His first stop in the United States was in Atlanta, GA, where he continued to bring the Gracie Barra legacy to many new students. Professor Fabio instills, into each of his students, the pride and the honor to be part of the Gracie B arra family. Professor Fabio is the Georgia Regional Director, and his main goal is to bring the legacy of Master Carlos Gracie to our Peach State. Don’t miss the opportunity to train with someone of his caliber.


Jose and Jessica Alvarez

School Owners

Jose and Jessica Alvarez started their jiu-jitsu journey in 2015, along with their son Urban. They are excited to have the opportunity to bring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense to the families of Gainesville Georgia!

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