September 29, 2022

Anchorage Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is proud to announce we will be hosting a seminar with Professor Tinguinha on October 15th

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a world renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Professor and Spider Guard Master. All levels are welcome!!Professor Tinguinha upcoming seminar Info:Date: Saturday October 15th Location: Anchorage Brazilian Jiu-JitsuTime: 2:00 – 5:00 pmDuration: 3 HoursTo reserve your spot call (907)748-9080email: management@anchoragebjj.comCost: Pre-Pay - $100At the door - $125 TINGUINHA HISTORY Mauricio "Tinguinha" Mariano was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 11, following in his brother and friend's footsteps, with instructor Pitoco until the orange belt, as he developed into the sport and competitions he moved to the Barra Gracie school, a bigger Academy conducted by Jean Jaques Machado and Carlos Gracie Jr. at the time, until Jean Jaques moved to the US, and he started training full time under Master Carlos Gracie Jr., son of the patriarch of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Carlos Gracie, under who Professor "Tinguinha” trained from the Blue to the Black belt. Throughout his many years training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu "Tinguinha" achieved competitive success, winning many titles in all major Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in Brazil and the US.He had the privilege of training with some very skilled BJJ Athletes such as Renzo Gracie, Ralph Gracie, Ryan Gracie, Roberto "Gordo", Helio “Soneca”, Alexandre "Soca", Nino Schembri, Ricardo "Cachorrao", among many others which helped shape and refine his own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills and technical approach to this art, culminating with the award of his Black Belt in 1996 at the age of 21, a privilege few had back at that time.His dedication into learning, perfecting and teaching Brazilian Jiu jitsu evolved into his career path. He started teaching at an early age, in the purple belt and fully committed to following this path after being promoted the black belt, Mauricio is one of the pioneers in the expansion of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial art worldwide, having taught in his native Brazil, Japan and the US, contributing to the growth of this art around the world. He arrived in the United States in 2000 to continue his lifelong dream of spreading the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu art and sharing the benefits he was able to experience himself.Today, he owns and operates The Tinguinha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Yorba Linda, California and now has been engaged by The UFC Gym- Rosemead and taken the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program Director title there. Besides directing the program, Professor Tinguinha is leading the BJJ team, teaching classes at the UFC Gym and working torwards coordinating a strong and very technical Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. He also supports technically several International Tinguinha BJJ Affiliated schools, sharing his knowledge and effective techniques he learned in Brazil through seminars around the world, several instructional DVDS sold globally, his online training system-TBJJ.TV that has members from many different countries, articles, affiliations and more... His network continues to expand as he works on offering the best quality instruction and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience to BJJ practitioners worldwide. Tinguinha Career Information:Black Belt 4th degreeMore than 24 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experienceTaught BJJ in Brazil, USA and JapanOwner / Head Instructor of the Tinguinha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu AcademyDirector/Coordinator of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program of the UFC GYM-Rosemead & CoronaUFC GYM- Rosemead/Corona Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Head InstructorTechnical Director of The Tinguinha BJJ Affiliation SystemCreator/Instructor of The TBJJ.TV Online Training SystemCreator of 8 instructional DVDs sold worldwideInducted into The USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame-2008Organizer/ Director of the So Cal Summer Open BJJ Championship