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About Pacific Beach Jiujitsu Center

  • IBJJF CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS AND ACADEMY
  • 6 x TIMES NATIONAL CHAMPION TEAM -2011,10,08,07,06,05
  • 2011 PAN AM NOVICE CHAMPION
  • Jiu-Jitsu Academy ESTABLISHED in 1996
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History

Rodrigo Medeiros Jiu-Jitsu Experience

In 1993 Rodrigo opened his first Academy (Nova Geração) as an instructor in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a affiliation of Carlson Gracie's Academy. He ran the Academy in Rio until 1996 when he moved to Los Angeles, California. Carlson Gracie invited Rodrigo to be part of the new and potential moment of Jiu-Jitsu in North America. After working for 3 years with Carlson Gracie in Los Angeles, Rodrigo opened his Academy in La Habra on his own. During this time he formed a new team and many Champions with high level of instruction to competitors as well as students.

In 2000 he moved to San Diego and opened his second Academy in the United States. He has been teaching at the same place, Pacific Beach Fight Center, ever since. He built a very strong and competitor team within these years, and formed more than 30 black belts (Brazil, USA and Europe), more than 200 National Champions, 100 PanAm's Champions, and several World Champions Students.

Also in 2000 Rodrigo along Julio Fernandes(Foca) founded their own team called Revolution Team, including Academies and students within the USA and Europe. They have created one of the most though competitor team. Revolution Team own the Nationals in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

In 2012 Rodrigo was invited to be the martial arts program leader of Epic MMA in Hong Kong (www.epicmma.com).

BJJ-REVOLUTION TEAM has begun… .

Certificates and Awards

Certificates and Awards

Rodrigo Medeiros Black Belts

  • John Ouano, 4th Degree, 2002, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Richard Collavin, 4th Degree, 2002, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Mike Vives , 4th Degree , 2002 , Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Javier Vasquez, 4th Degree, 2003, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Arthur Ruff, 4th Degree, 2003, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Marcus “Kiko” Kacela, 4th Degree, 2003, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Johnny Ramirez, 4th Degree, 2004, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Tim Credeur, 4th Degree, 2005, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Cris Wolford, 4th Degree, 2005, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Stefano Aguiar, 4th Degree, 2005, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Romi Aran, 4th Degree, 2005, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Anthony Pacensky, 3rd Degree, 2006, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Demetrius Ramos, 3rd Degree, 2006, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Samuel Puccio, 3rd Degree, 2007, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Kevin Fialko, 3rd Degree, 2007, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Jeff Thomas, 3rd Degree, 2008, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Alfredo Barum, 3rd Degree, 2008, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Joel Tudor, 3rd Degree, 2008, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Chris Kelbaugh, 3rd Degree, 2008, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Jeff Messina, 3rd Degree, 2008, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Mike Power, 3th Degree, 2009, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Gisele Braga, 3th Degree, 2009, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Antonios Kapadoukakis, 3th Degree, 2009, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Clark Gracie, 3th Degree, 2010, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Rafael Dallinha, 3th Degree, 2010, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Marcos Moreira, 3th Degree, 2010, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Vasa Mik, 3th Degree, 2010, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • John Sanders, 3th Degree, 2010, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Volf Kozlowski, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Andrej Kukric, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • James Quan, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Andy Ryan, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Rafael Costa, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Paul Silva, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Emily Wetzel, 2nd Degree, 2011, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Jimmy Kimble, Black Belt, 2nd Degree, 2012, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Ricardo Bufarra, Black Belt, 2nd Degree, 2012, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Dan Shon, Black Belt, 2012, 2nd Degree, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Karim Rafaat, Black Belt, 2nd Degree, 2012, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Fergal Quinlan, Black Belt, 2nd Degree, 2012, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Jason Selva, Black Belt, 2nd Degree, 2012, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Phil Moore, 2nd Degree, Black Belt, 2013, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Brandon Magana, 2nd Degree, Black Belt, 2013, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Francis Keller, 2nd Degree, Black Belt, 2013, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Corey Hawkins, 2nd Degree, Black Belt, 2013, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Dylan Dearborn, 2nd Degree, Black Belt, 2013, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Gregory Bryson, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Leonardo Filiplic, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Jose Lopez, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Shawn Eichelberger, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Collin Smith, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Gustavo Barroso, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Paul Shuttleworth, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Tyler Vanosdell, 1st Degree, Black Belt, 2014, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Mauricio Taxman, 1st Black Belt, 2015, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Gerry Eberts, 1st Black Belt, 2015, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Julio Cruz, 1st Black Belt, 2015, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Tommy Moseley, 1st Black Belt, 2015, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Robert Philips, 1st Black Belt, 2015, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Dom Hoskins, 1st Black Belt, 2016, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Travis Fago, 1st Black Belt, 2016, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Gabriel Moraes, Black Belt, 2017, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Leo Ramos, Black Belt, 2017, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Leonardo Martins, Black Belt, 2017, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Pat Artukovich, Black Belt, 2017, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Guilherme Pecego, Black Belt, 2018, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Guilherme Almeida ,Black belt , 2018 , Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Mike Turk , Black Belt , 2018 , Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Devin Cornell , Black Belt , 2018 , Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Donnie Baltazar , Black Belt , 2019 , Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Colin Duffy, Black Belt,2019, Rodrigo Medeiros
  • Terrence Mooney ,Black Belt , 2019 , Rodrigo Medeiros
Honorables Black belts [IN MEMORY]

  • Caio Santos
  • Gilbert frank sr
  • Bruno da Matta
  • Luiz Octávio GUINLE
  • Hélder Menezes


Legacy

Prof Rodrigo Medeiros is the only person in San diego, that learned and got graduated directly from GM Carlson Gracie , eldest son of the BJJ Founder GM Carlos Gracie .

Mission Statement

BJJ Revolution will strive to provide the highest quality of martial arts training and support to all of its associates and academies. We shall remain focused and dedicated to offering communities, worldwide, the opportunity to learn, grow and pursue the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self-Defense in a safe, fun and professional environment that is in keeping with the philosophies, techniques and traditions of the Carlson Gracie lineage. The association will conduct business in a way that is responsible and responsive to the needs, goals, and desires of our members in continuous efforts of achieving excellence.