instructors

Carlos Gracie Jr.

9TH Degree Red and Black Belt

Master Carlos Gracie Jr. is a man ahead of his time. Son of Grand Carlos Gracie Sr., he has used his unique visionary skills to create two of the worlds largest and most important Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Professor Roberto Alencar

Roberto Tussa Alencar

4th Degree Black Belt

Professor Roberto “Tussa” Alencar is the Head Instructor of Gracie Barra New Mexico. With over 20 years of experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Professor Tussa has been teaching since he was a purple belt. Having a lot of enthusiasm, professionalism and determination, he is growing a huge army of Jiu Jitsu practitioners across New Mexico. Besides his career as a Professor, Roberto Alencar has earned many titles as a competitor. he has traveling the world competing, teaching and coaching. He also serves as a Jiu Jitsu coach for many professional fighters in the UFC and the other MMA organizations. he also served as the Head Jiu Jitsu coach for Team Australia on the UFC Ultimate Fighter reality show. Contact our staff for private classes with Professor Tussa.

Notable achievements:

  • 5x World NOGI Champion (2012, 2009, 2009  absolute, 2008, 2007)
  • 3 notice silver
  • Pan American Champion (2009, 2013)
  • World Silver medalist (2007)
  • Pan American Silver medalist (2008)
  • ADCC Brazil Trials 2015 Champion
  • Brazilian National Open Weight Silver medalist (2004 – Brown)
  • 2x World Bronze medalist (2010, 2008)
  • 2x Pan American Bronze medalist (2010, 2007)
Ramses Patino

Ramses Patino

3RD Degree Black Belt

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