MARCELO GARCIA

Marcelo Garcia is an internationally renowned teacher and competitor of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling. He has won the World Championships at all belt levels (blue, purple, brown, and 5 times as a black belt), and the Submission Grappling World Championships (ADCC) four times (2003, 2005, 2007, 2011).  He was voted the most technical competitor in 2003 and 2007 at ADCC, and a participant in the best match of 2005.

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Marcelo is also a foremost expert in teaching BJJ. With his innovative and battle-tested repertoire, careful attention to detail, love for Jiu Jitsu, humor, and friendly personality, he is one of the most sought after instructors in the world. He is an author and teacher of numerous bestselling martial arts instructional videos and books, and most recently he has launched www.MGInAction.com, a Virtual Academy and Grappling Database that is revolutionizing the way martial arts are studied. Students of Marcelo’s school have free access to MGInAction, which is a critical complement to their training on the mats.

Having excelled at the highest competitive and teaching levels of BJJ and Submission Grappling, Marcelo is thrilled to share his love and passion for this wonderful martial art with you.

World Championships

    • 2011 Mundial 82 kg Black Belt Division Champion
    • 2010 Mundial 82 kg Black Belt Division Champion
    • 2009 Mundial 82 kg Black Belt Division Champion
    • 2006 Mundial 82 kg Black Belt Division Champion
    • 2004 Mundial 82 kg Black Belt Division Champion

ADCC Championships

    • ADCC 2003 66–76 kg Division Champion
    • ADCC 2005 66–76 kg Division Champion
    • ADCC 2007 66–76 kg Division Champion
    • ADCC 2011 66–76 kg Division Champion
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Additional Championships

Pan American Championship
Gold 2007 California, USA -82 kg

Brazilian National Championship
Gold 2004 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -82 kg
Gold 2006 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -82 kg
Gold 2006 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Absolute

2003 Campos Submission Wrestling Open Weight Champion
2003 Campos Submission Wrestling -87kg Champion

2004 Arnold Gracie Pro Division Champion
2005 Arnold Gracie Pro Division Champion

2006 Professional Submission League
X-Mission Super Fight Winner
LA Sub-X Super Fight Winner

2007 Grappler’s Quest
Super Fight Winner

 

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