Jucão at 2012 IBJJF European Jiu Jitsu Championships (video)

Equipe Jucão is happy to announce that Jucão has taken another gold medal home from an international tournament. At the 2012 European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship Jucão won two medals for his performance:

BLACK BELT SENIOR 3 OPEN: Ailson “Jucão” Henrique Brites – FIRST
BLACK BELT SENIOR 3 HEAVY: Ailson “Jucão” Henrique Brites – SECOND

Ailson Brites Jucao vs Marco Galzenati, Italia

Ailson Brites Jucao vs Van Dick Oliveira (Joao Roque)

Jucao has won gold medals at international tournaments for over two decades. Since he founded his own academy in New York and New Jersey in 2008, he has won gold medals in six of the six international tournaments he has competed in, often taking the gold in multiple divisions.

Equipe Jucão Takes Gold At New York International Open


New York – Equipe Jucao’s competition team had a strong showing at today’s New York International Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship today.  Congratulations to all the competitors on our competition team!  Full results:

First Place:
Peter Borgia Purple Belt Senior 1 Male Super Heavy Weight
Nels Larson Blue Belt Master Male Ultra Heavy Weight
Chuck March White Belt Master Male Super Heavy Weight
Jason Vasquez White Belt Senior 1 Male Feather Weight

Second Place:
Peter Borgia Purple Belt Senior 1 Male Open Division
Orlando Lopez
Blue Belt Senior 2 Male Middle Weight
Nicole Phillips White Belt Adult Female Feather Weight
Richard Zabala White Belt Senior 1 Male Ultra Heavy Weight

Third Place:
Paul Geller White Belt Senior 1 Male Feather Weight
Luis Gerena Purple Belt Senior 2 Male Open Division
Nels Larson Blue Belt Master Male Open Division
Tony Lew Purple Belt Master Male Open Division
Dustin Mondell Purple Belt Master Male Feather Weight
Chad Smith Blue Belt Senior 1 Male Feather Weight
Richard Torres Purple Belt Adult Male Ultra Heavy Weight

Gold At NAGA World Championship

Newark, NJ – Equipe Jucao took gold again at the NAGA World Championship today.  It is the team’s first tournament of 2010.  Results:

JT Bierne Yellow Belt: 1st Place
Nels Larson
Blue Belt: 1st Place
JT Bierne No Gi 13 Year Olds Expert Division: 2nd Place
Jason Rinaldi
White Belt: 2nd Place
Mike Turini No Gi Beginners: 2nd Place