The Fudoshin Challenge promotes competition for development and not for ego. We could not be happier with the level of respect and discipline that exists on our mats. Congratulations to all who accepted the challenge and a big thank you to our students and friends who supported the event.
On March 22, professor Pedro was once again invited to speak at the Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle Summit in Los Angeles, CA, organized by Ryron Gracie.
Professor Pedro’s talk was focused on the etymology and definition of jūjutsu, as well as grandmaster Hélio’s teaching methodology and style. VB black belt, Dr. Guy Scuderi, also gave a fine talk during the summit on how to minimize injuries during training.
Pedro, Guilherme and Joaquim Valente on the February cover of the renowned martial arts magazine, Gracie Mag.
The YPO health summit took place at the Four Seasons in Miami this year and invited the Valente Brothers to share how they managed to grow up living a healthy and clean lifestyle.
Leg-lock seminar at VB headquarters, with Professors Pedro Valente and James Robertson. 80 spots 80 students. Thank you professors and students. Soon we will announce the theme of our next seminar.
In January, Professor Gui Valente visited the Valente Brothers Study Group of Holland, under the guidance of Eric van Looijen, in Weesp.
Professor Gui Valente giving a Five Elements Super Seminar in Sheffield, UK.
2018 VB Graduation Ceremony, with the honorable presence of Grandmaster João Alberto Barreto. Congratulations to all new blue, purple, brown and black belts. Thank you to everyone who came out to support. You made this ceremony so special.
Another great Youth Fellowship Challenge (YFC). Thank you staff, parents, and VB family for all your support. Congratulations to everyone who accepted the challenge.
Thank you VB family. This was our Helio Gracie Day.