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  • Black Belt - 3rd degree

Delman Calvet de Paiva Carvalho


Delman started BJJ at a very early age and trained with many coaches including Cesar Guimaraes (Red and White Belt today), Jorge Pereira (Coral Belt today), Amaury Bitteti (Coral Belt today), Sean Wilson (3rdDegree Black Belt when he passed), and his current coach, Gustavo Machado. He received his Black Belt from Gustavo in 2012 and is currently a 3rd Degree. 


“Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches you to persevere when you face challenges, and to stay committed to your goals even when you feel discouraged. There have been so many times in my life that I wanted to quit, and without BJJ I would have. The truth is that BJJ has made me stronger both physically and mentally. It teaches you a safe, simple, and REALISTIC way to defend yourself from a would-be attacker. It helps you gain confidence, focus, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and discipline. This is why I think that EVERYONE should train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.”