Brazilian State Champion
‘Patello’ is a 3rd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and teaches every week at BJJ Lifestyle Team, in Kingston. He has been a black belt for over 10 years and started practicing BJJ in 1998.
He received all of his belts – blue, purple, brown and black from Alexandre Quintella – training at the Associacao Qunitella de Artes Marciais, in Belem, Brazil.
His black belt degrees (dan grades) were awarded by Walter Pinto da Silva Junior
1st degree 2009
2nd degree 2012
3rd degree 2015
In 2014, Patello won a bronze medal in the black belt division at the Brazilian Nationals.
Patello has also won the following state championship medals:
Gold medal – Campeonato do Estado do Pará, 2002 – purple belt
Silver medal – Campeonato do Estado do Pará, 2003 – purple belt
Silver medal – Campeonato do Estado do Pará, 2004 – purple belt
He is relentless with his submission sequences and teaches the team constantly – bringing Brazilian style training to our mat at BJJ Lifestyle Team in Kingston.