Conveniently located near E/F/7/R/M trains on Northern Blvd between 80th & 81st.80-22 Northern Blvd.
Jackson Heights NY 11372
Professor Alvaro is currently a Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a Brown belt in Judo. Professor Alvaro obtained his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on December 2017 from Vitor Shaolin in NYC. Prior to Jiu-jitsu, he has trained and continues to train in Muay Thai, was a certified trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (N.A.S.M.) and obtained an Associate Degree in Speech Pathology through LaGuardia Community College.
An active competitor in the BJJ scene, Professor Alvaro has competed and medaled in several tournaments in the United States, ranging from New York, Boston, Miami, and Las Vegas. In 2015, as a purple belt, Professor Alvaro was runner-up in the IBJJF Masters Worlds championship and soon after took 1st place in the no-gi Pan-Ams championship.
Some current titles include:
Having been raised in Jackson Heights his whole life, Professor Alvaro dreamt about being able to bring Jiu-Jitsu to his community and giving members the opportunity to connect and interact with other members of the community while engaging in classes.