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Monday - Thursday 7:30 pm - Adults only
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 pm - Kids only
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|Description||My name is Edilson Bastos (Professor Eddie). I am 39 years old, 23 of those years were dedicated to Jiu Jitsu, which means “soft art.” I began training in the city of Fortaleza, in the State of Ceara in Brazil in 1994 with Professor Guilherme Santos of the Nova Uniao Team. I competed several times in the white and blue belt championships. I was champion in Cearence 2 times in the early 2000s. For reasons related to college, work and family, I moved away from the sport for several years, but always had a huge passion for sports. In 2008, I became a purple belt and I trained and competed at a high level. I left the sport for the second time to dedicate myself to a career as a Police Detective in the State of Ceara, Brazil. In 2014, after returning to the sport, I graduated as a brown belt, and furthered as a black belt in 2016 after winning the International Championship in New York. I’ve been in America since October 2016 and am in the process of obtaining my citizenship. I’m married to an American citizen, Mandy, and also have a beautiful step-daughter (6 year old Colbie). Currently, I dedicate myself integrally to the sport, always competing and taking the name, philosophy and principals of Jiu Jitsu to my students, friends and family. BJJ is not only a sport, it is a way of life and can transform lives!|