On Thursday, May 9th, 2019, Valente Brothers won the Focus Brasil Award. VB was recognized as a top martial arts organization in Florida. The Focus Brasil Award is a prominent organization in the Brazilian community in the United States. VB has been a leading force in the martial arts instruction for over two decades in South Florida. Professor Gui Valente with his wife Laura Valente represented Valente Brothers during the award ceremony. During his speech, Professor Gui dedicated the award to his father Dr. Pedro Valente Sr..