Paolo Guimaraes

Paolo Guimaraes

Coaching Category:

Specialization/s: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu,

Introduction

professor Paulo Guimaraes is a Black Belt 5th Dan in brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Paolo has been training in BJJ for most of his adult life and running BJJ professionally for the past 25 years. As a competitor Paolo earned the reputation of being a fierce contender and as it normally follows, his own students now are making their mark in the field of competition. Paolo has developed a strong league of martial arts followers resulting in many schools across Australia under the "ROOTS BJJ Academies." Paolo specialises in technical performance and competition training for adults and children. He is a former Brazilian Army close combat and self defence instructor – 5th Guard Company Amazon Jungle division- Military Police and Parachute troops. He was the 1st Brazilian BJJ Black Belt to live and open a BJJ gym in Australia, and he is the Founder and Director NSW Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. Paulo is Roots Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy founder and Head Instructor. He is a former professional surfer and an Airplane Pilot.

Awards & Certifications

BJJ World Cup Champion 2003, Brazil | 2003-04-01

BJJ Pan American IBJJF Silver Medalist, USA | 2004-02-01

Diploma Sports Coaching | 2005-06-02

King Of The Cage Super Fight MMA winner, Australia | 2006-03-03

BJJ Asian IBJJF Champion, Japan | 2008-03-03

BJJ Australasia Professional Champion – Abu Dhabi Trials | 2009-06-02

Sydney Open IBJJF Champion, Australia | 2016-06-03

Pan Pacific IBJJF Champion, Australia | 2019-06-04

8x NSW BJJ State Champion Team (Roots BJJ) & Champion Coach (Gi) | 2020-03-02

3x NSW BJJ State Champion Team (Roots BJJ) & Champion Coach (No Gi) | 2020-03-02

Pan Pacific Female Champion Team (Roots BJJ) & Champion Coach | 2020-07-04

BJJ World Cup 3rd Place Team (Roots BJJ) | 2020-04-03

Work Experience

ROOTS Brazilian Jiu Jitsu | Professor

BJJ & Self Defence – Perth, Australia. 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 | Coach

BJJ & Self Defence – Caxias do Sul, Brazil. 2005, 2008, 2013 | Coach

BJJ & Self Defence – Miami, USA. 2005, 2008, 2013 | Coach

BJJ & Self Defence – Groningen, Holland. 2013 | Coach

BJJ & Self Defence – Padova, Italy. 2009 | Coach

BJJ & Self Defence – Belfast, Ireland. 2007, 2009 | Coach

BJJ & Self Defence – Incheon, South Korea. 2005, 2006, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 | Coach

Self Defence for the Australian Army – Townsville, Australia. 2011, 2012 | Coach

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Contact details

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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