No Gi focuses on learning and applying all the effectiveness and versatility of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu without the traditional Gi (uniform). No Gi training is very similar to Jiu-Jitsu and is built on all the same principals. The participants do not wear the traditional kimono; therefore, the techniques are slightly modified to accommodate inability to hold the opponents by their clothing. The training much like Jiu-Jitsu concentrates on ground control and submission. The No Gi/Submission classes are open to all ranks, but a good foundation in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique is strongly recommended.

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Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills. A mixture of martial arts and non-martial arts traditions will be used in competitions. MMA includes the use of both striking as well as grappling techniques, both while standing and on the ground. Our MMA class teaches a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills from different disciplines of martial arts, including Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Judo, and much more. Whether you are looking to compete in the cage or just looking to have a great workout, our MMA class will definitely bring your martial arts skills to a brand new level!

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.