Alliance Jiu–Jitsu was founded in 1993 by Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti, Fabio Gurgel, and Alexandre Paiva in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Initially, the team focused on Brazilian Jiu–Jitsu, but has since branched out to include MMA, Judo, and Submission Grappling. Alliance is a world–renowned team and has produced some of the most successful athletes in the sport.Over the years, Alliance Jiu–Jitsu has become one of the most successful teams in the world, with countless world champions, including Marcelo Garcia, Rubens Charles “Cobrinha”, and Bernardo Faria.In 2022, Alliance Jiu-Jitsu made its first foray into the state of Nevada when Black Belt Kurt Brooks opened the first Alliance school in Carson City, Nevada. Kurt’s vision is to bring the same world-class instruction, techniques, and lifestyle that Alliance is known for to the Carson City area. With the help of his instructors, Kurt is helping to cultivate the next generation of Alliance champions.
Alliance’s world champions include: • Marcelo Garcia: 5-time World Champion (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009) • Rubens Charles “Cobrinha”: 6-time World Champion (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010) • Bernardo Faria: 5-time World Champion (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015) • Leandro Lo: 4-time World Champion (2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016) • Lucas Lepri: 5-time World Champion (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016) • Michael Langhi: 6-time World Champion (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016)
Meet Your Instructor
Kurt BrooksBlack Belt Professor
“Growing up in Carson City, I longed for a martial arts school that taught real self-defense and built world Champions. I made it my life’s mission to train with the best Martial Artists on the planet. The journey led me to win countless Jiu-Jitsu titles and the chance to Coach at world-renowned gyms such as Wand Fight Team – Las Vegas and Tristar MMA – Australia. My real passion is building Champions on and off the mats. I challenge you to take the first step, and book a free intro session. Success is achieved outside of your comfort zone. “