Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Gus Oliveira is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt based in Brighton, England. With over 20 years of martial arts experience, Gus has trained around the world with many of the best BJJ practitioners of all time – training extensively with world champions Roger Gracie, Braulio Estima and Lucio ‘Lagarto’ Rodrigues in particular.

In his role as director of Grab&Pull Ltd, which is one of the UK’s leading BJJ clothing manufacturers and organises many of the UK’s largest BJJ and No-Gi grappling events, Gus is a passionate exponent of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu here in Britain.

Under the direct tutelage of professor Lucio ‘Lagarto’ Rodrigues, Gus Oliveira is the head instructor of his own BJJ academy (Brighton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy) where he teaches daily. He is a highly committed and entertaining teacher, who is dedicated to teaching Gi and No-Gi BJJ to those who need it for both self-defence and competition purposes.


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