Head Instructor

Professor Andre Nunes


  • 3rd degree black belt
  • Student of Professor Diojones Farias (5th degree black belt) 
  • Started to practice BJJ in 1978 at Mello Tenis Club (RJ/Brasil) with Master Sebastiao Ricardo (9th degree Red Belt)
  • Over 43 years of experience in Jiu-Jitsu

Competition Accolades

  • 5x European Champion IBJJF
  • 3x European Silver medals IBJJF
  • 2x European Bronze medals IBJJF


  • Gracie Barra Regional Collaborator in Germany
  • Head instructor of the 9 schools in: Hamburg, HH-Alsterdorf, Hannover, Sevilla, Valladolid, Moscow, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Sevastopol
  • Professor Andre Nunes students have achieved over 70 IBJJF European medals from 2008 to 2022

  • Gave self-defense courses to the Policía Nacional (PN) in Seville (Spain) & also to the Guardia Nacional Republicana (GNR) in Portimão (Portugal)