I was in NYC this week (for 3 days) to get some quick training in, and to celebrate Marcelo Garcia’s Main Academy’s grand opening.
It was a great time, as I got to see some old friends, as well as see some legends of BJJ like Jacare and Liborio!
Marcelo and Tatiana Garcia (his wife) and Jacare- Founder of Alliance BJJ
The women of Marcelo Garcia NYC- 3 Blackbelts!
Jacare- BJJ Legend and Master:
Liborio – BJJ Legend, and Founder of American Top Team (one of the best MMA teams in the world):
Josh Waitzkin – blackbelt, chess master, author, amazing guy.
Paul Schreiner- Instructor at MGNYC. One of the best instructors I have ever seen.
Tatiana Garcia, Marcelo’s wife, awesome black belt, awesome person and friend (Fabio Gurgel’s first female black belt).
Lunch with some incredible people!