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Our Mission

We thrive on building community, so our main goal is to provide an environment where adults and kids can build self confidence while learning self defense, developed coordination and achieving personal goals.  

We aim to connect with good people, live healthy, and continually reach for a higher mindset. So come on in and be a part of our Foundation community, 

head instructor

horlando monteiro

Foundation BJJ is lead by Professor Horlando Monteiro, 3x World Champion and professional MMA fighter, who is originally from Natal, Brazil. Monteiro is a two-degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Jair Lourenço and Gustavo Dantas– representing Kimura/Nova União academy.  He is widely recognized as one of the most talented competitors of his generation. Monteiro is an active adult black belt competitor with over 15 years of experience teaching and competing all over the world. Aside from being a full-time avid competitor and coach, he is fully committed to advocating the need to live a healthy life style and the importance of being a positive role model to others in the community. 

1X IBJJF World Champion

2X UAEJJ World Champion

2X IBJJF European Champion 

2X IBJJF Pan American Champion

2X IBJJF Brazilian Nationals Champion

5X American Nationals Champion


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