International Master…and a Leisurely Trip to Tokyo

Professor Rodrigo continues the 2018 ‘Hunting for Gold’ tradition this Spring in Tokyo as he brought home yet more of the shiny stuff from both the IBJJF Master International Competition – Asia and the IBJJF Tokyo International Open on March 24-25. The competition was once again fierce as ever, but Rodrigo managed to nullify opponents’ […]

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Three for the Road … Gold in Atlanta Internationals 2018 !!

For 2018, there are often resolutions, and then there are things which have already been resolved. Such was the case in the Atlanta IBJJF Internationals where our own famed trio, Professors Rodrigo, Rivaldo Jr, and Thiago Macedo were determined that there was nothing to be mined but gold. And mined it they did. Through long […]

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A Second Gold for Prof. Rodrigo Pinheiro at the European IBJJF Championship 2018!

Last year at this time in 2017, Professor Rodrigo Pinheiro, took gold in Lisbon, Portugal at the European IBJJF Championship. Being no stranger to a championship dynasty, Rodrigo walked home with the gold a second straight time in this year’s competition.  Throughout an intense day of matches, Rodrigo shut down opponents Raphael Xavier Abi-Rihan, Abel […]

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Mike Fowler Seminar at RPBJJ Headquarters Jan. 27, 2018

With a new year in 2018 comes great things from RPBJJ, such as an always stellar lineup of seminars! The first seminar in 2018 presents the esteemed Professor Mike Fowler, who comes to San Antonio with world class veteranship in Jiu Jitsu competition. He has taken championship medals several times over, notably in the Pan Americans, […]

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Big WIN for Professor Rodrigo at the 2017 IBJJF Europeans

After 4 hard fought matches, Professor Rodrigo Pinheiro took GOLD at the IBJJF European held this January in Lisbon, Portugal.  RPBJJ Black Belt, Tim Morris, also competed and took home the SILVER.

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Victory at the American Nationals!

Congratulations to all of the RPBJJ competitors who made the trip to Las Vegas, NV for the 2016 American Nationals.  All of our team members brought home medals!  Total= 6 competitors with 6 GOLD, 3 SILVER and 1 BRONZE.  Way to go guys! Results: Rodrigo Pinheiro- GOLD Black Belt Master (Gi) Rivaldo Junior- GOLD Black […]

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GOLD at Pans!

Professor Rodrigo Pinheiro won Gold at the Pan IBJJF Championships 2016 in Irvine, CA!  After several hard fought matches, Pinheiro arose victorious and brought home the Gold! Congratulations also goes out to the following RPBJJ Competitors who medaled at Pans: Tim Morris- Silver Nathan Camacho- Silver Mateus Lopes- Silver Manning Guffey- Bronze Rick Montelongo- Bronze […]

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RPBJJ 3 for 3 at F2W Pro 3

Congratulations to Rodrigo Pinheiro, Thiago Macedo and Cole Abate for their fantastic performances at Fight to Win Pro 3 in Austin, TX on March 4, 2016.  All three RPBJJ Competitors won their superfight match!  A special thank-you to all of the students, family and friends that attended the event.  Your support was phenomenal!

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RPBJJ Takes 2nd Overall at IBJJF San Antonio Open!

  The first ever IBJJF Championship held in San Antonio ended with a huge victory for the RPBJJ Competition Team. With only 38 competitors, our team took 2nd Place! We couldn’t be more proud of each and every one of you. Thank-you to all the Competitors for fighting hard and leaving it all on the […]

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GOLD MEDALS FOR RPBJJ AT 2013 PAN AMS!

Congratulations to Tim Morris and Rodrigo PInheiro for winning gold medals at the 2013 Pan Ams this past weekend in California. Tim won gold in the brown belt division and Rodrigo won gold in the black belt division! Great job guys!

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