Training Experience : 7
Weight Division : Peso Medio (82kg-181lbs)

Daniel Valverde was born on the 10th of August 1976 in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. Daniel is the son of Belmiro Valverde, a Judo black belt. Belmiro (who actively competed until he was well in his 60’s) started teaching his son the Judo game from the age of 4 and saw Daniel graduate as a black belt when he was 19 (in 1995).

Training Experience
Main Titles in Jiu Jitsu:
  • World Nogi Champion (2007 absolute – Master);
  • 4x Bahia State Champion – Black Belt (2003 & 2004 weight and absolute);
  • Grapplers Quest Superfight Champion (UFC Expo against Vinny Magalhaes);
  • ADCC Reserve Fight Champion (2004 against Eduardo Jamelão);
  • Budweiser Cup Champion (2004 Nogi);
  • Atlantic Cup Champion (2004 absolute);
  • NAGA Superfight Champion (2004 against Enrico Coco)
Other Important Titles in Jiu Jitsu:
Judo Main Achievements:
Training Skills
  • BJJ 95 %
  • BJJ NO-GI 100 %
  • JUDO 95 %

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Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas

Cesar Carneiro was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brasil. Considered by many to be a legend in the world of Capoeira, Master Cesar was instrumental in popularizing the art in the United States.  Now, Master Cesar is one of the world’s most sought-after MMA striking coaches. Having trained and taught all over the world, Cesar’s unique blend of Capoeira, Muay Thai, and Boxing has been refined into a striking system that emphasizes superior balance and footwork, evasive movement, dominating clinch-work, and devastating strikes.