YOUR INSTRUCTORS

At Carlson Gracie Affoltern you can be assured that you always get teaching from competent instructors.

René M. “CHAPO”

René is one of the oldest Felipe’s students in Switzerland. He collected a total 25+ years of experience in martial arts / combat sports (mainly boxing and jiu-jitsu). He fell in love with “the gentle art” from day one, when he first discovered BJJ.

He earned his black belt degree in 2021 after a almost a decade of dedicated training and collecting relevant competition experience in different IBJJF Master’s class tournaments. (World Masters Las Vegas, Gold medals at London, Rome and Zürich International Opens).

He is instructor and owner of the Carlson Gracie academy in Affoltern am Albis.

Prof. Felipe Thiago “BROA”

Felipe is responsible of Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Switzerland. He has the technical supervision and is present at our dojo for special trainings, graduations and seminars. Felipe started learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when he was 18 years old in Recife Brazil under Prof. Gutenberg Melo, and received his black belt degree in 2010.

He is also a successful competitor and gained many titles in Brazil, as well as in international tournaments (South American Champion, European Champion, Gold medals at Chicago Open, Munich Open, Rome Open). In 2012 he moved to Switzerland where he opened the first Carlson Gracie Academy and in January 2017 he received his 2nd Black Belt degree from Master Carlson Gracie Jr.

We have kids classes every Wednesday and Saturday in our modern Dojo in Affoltern am Albis

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