Renato is a first-degree black belt from Brazil. He started training BJJ in 2004 when he was 17 years old under the Alliance team receiving his Black Belt in BJJ from his Coach Vicente Cavalcanti in 2016.
Currently 3x NZ national champion, Renato is passionate about BJJ and its lifestyle. He has over 15 years of experience training and competing over the world and over 7 years of coaching kids and adults of all levels. His goal is to deliver high-level Jiu-Jitsu classes in a friendly and safe environment as well as to have a positive impact on people’s lives, on and off the mat.