Professor Bruno Guimaraes was born in Brazil, dad of a seventeen year old son (in memory) and started his professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training at the early age of only 7 years old.
He is currently a 3rd degree Black Belt, dedicated to his training and the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 1983 when he received his first graduation directly from the hands of Grand Master Francisco Mansor.
Professor Bruno continued his special training for many years under the Grand Master and tirelessly achieved new graduations and awards every year, since 1994 when Professor Bruno started teach classes as a assistant instructor in Brazil - Rio de Janeiro, until he got his promotion for Black Belt in 2010. Professor Bruno had a successful students in Brazil during his time in Brazil as Black Belt and looking forward to bigger goals he moved to Texas in 2015 with the objective of expanding the Soul Fighters Association in Texas.
In 2010, when he received his black belt and he also migrated to Soul Fighters Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy, under the command of Alvaro Mansor, Bruno Tank Mendes, Augusto Tanquinho Mendes; technical supervision of the Master Alvaro Mansor.
Currently, Professor Bruno has his own studio, in Leander TX, where he teaches all classes. Children with 4 years old and older, teenagers and adults, male or female, learn the authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, recreational or competitive sport and Self Defense.
In 10 years of existence all the units follow the same didactic model where it generated champions in all amateur and professional levels. Through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the didactic, students will develop physical, psychological, emotional and disciplinary parts. Physically contributing to the improvement of psychomotricity, weight loss, cardiovascular improvement, improvement in muscle tone; Psychologically and emotionally we will elevate confidence, self-esteem, encouraging perseverance, offering greater challenges and eliminating the inner fears of each; Disciplinary as any and every martial art will teach respect, hierarchy, obedience to this we will collaborate with families in complementary education of the students.