Beginners will initially focus on building a solid foundation on technique and theory, with an emphasis placed on practical and efficient self-defense methods. A solid foundation in the basics is essential for progress in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our beginner’s program provides students the chance to learn all of the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a dynamic and detailed class.

Some of the beginner techniques include:

  • Breaking Falls

  • Take Downs

  • Submissions

  • Escapes

  • Holds

  • Leverage and Balance

About MC Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Unlike most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu schools, our academy works in accordance with your needs. Whatever your goals, our job is to provide a class that helps attain your objective. Whether you want to became a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion or just want to get in shape, we are here to assure that you reach your goals while having a lot fun rolling around! You will train under close supervision of a certified instructor, who will evaluate your progress and guarantee you obtain the best results.

About Marcelo Cavalcanti


Marcelo Cavalcanti has over 28 years of experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has developed a curriculum with a large variety of drills and techniques that effectively evaluate a student’s progress. To optimize the learning process, students are taught in separated groups in accordance with their skills and experience. The curriculum was designed to help students at all levels to achieve the best result for their time and effort.