MMA#43 Professor Braulio Estima: From Brazil to Birmingham

Jul 01, 2016, 12:51 PM

One of the pioneers of BJJ in the UK and also a great personal friend, this weeks guest is the one and only Carcara himself, Professor Braulio Estima. Starting out in Brazil with dreams of being a footballer, he took up Jiu Jitsu to help him in his judo training. Fast forward to now and you find him as a 3rd Degree Black Belt in the Art, and running the Gracie Barra Academy in Birmingham. But his influence stretches far beyond the midlands, inspiring many across the UK to begin their study of BJJ through his teaching and competing, and some of you listening may even have been graded by him

A perk of doing my show is the fact I can allow a little gentle nepotism in selecting who I chat to, but this really has been a blast. He is a continual inspiration to me personally, and no doubt to many others. In my opinion he is still one of the top athletes in the world today and if you want to find out for yourself just go train with him - check out

#BJJ #GracieBarra #Birmingham #5ways #Brazil #Judo #MMA #MartialArts #Fitness #Art

Mick's Martial Arts is a Paint Your Headphones production. The show is recorded on location using an iPhone 6plus with an Apogee condenser microphone. It is edited and produced using Adobe Audition CC.

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