About Carlos Sapao Ban
Carlos Sapão is a third degree black belt and multiple-time World and Brazilian National Champion. He has dedicated his life to the art of Jiu-Jitsu since the young age of six, training directly under the Gracie family lineage he has spent 29 years mastering the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
His main focus in the art is making it useful and effective for every day individuals, law enforcement and military. This is why Professor Carlos Sapão has chosen to specialize and focus specifically on the area of jiu-jitsu self defense.
Carlos Sapão received his knowledge directly from the source; he is he a Ralph Gracie black belt. and a student of Renzo Gracie and the late Ryan Gracie.
Carlos Sapão has spent the past 29 years exploring, mastering and teaching the art go Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
After over two decades of competition, Carlos has shifted focus from chasing medals to passing on his knowledge of the gentle art Carlos has extensive experience in teaching self-defense to people of all ages and from many walks of life; including training law enforcement officers in armed and unarmed combat.