Jiu-jitsu Head Instructor: LEONEL MARRA
Leonel Marra is a Black Belt 3rd Degree under Xande Ribeiro. Professional athlete registered at International Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Federation (IBJJF), he competes actively on Medium-Heavy Master 2 division having several titles.
He has been training and competing Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for more than 20 years, known for his deep half guard (that he alreary teaches in BJJ LIBRARY video).
Leonel is a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education (with a scholarship offered because of BJJ), and is post-graduate in physiology and kinesiology, and teaches the gentle art in Brazil since 2003 for Kids, Adults and Competition Class. He is currently a referee in International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF).
He moved from Brasilia (Brazil’s Capital) to Fort Worth and founded Ribeiro Jiu-jitsu North Texas in 2019, that becomes Six Blades Jiu-Jitsu Fort Worth in 2020. If you want to know him better, you can read some of his posts in our blog, or listening to his participation in the ON Queue Podcast (links below):