Braulio Estima

Head Instructor Gracie Barra Nottingham)

Braulio is the head instructor and owner of the Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in Birmingham, England. The club is called Gracie Barra Birmingham and is based out of Birmingham City Centre in Birmingham, England. Braulio runs the academy with the help of his brother Victor Estima and Otavio Souza, both of whom are also world class black belts.
Braulio is responsible for the instruction of many of the UK’s top grapplers on the current scene such as Kevin Webb, Luke Costello, Chiu Kwong Man, Michael Dean, Rob Stevens, Norby and Stephen Martin. Braulio is currently training for his mixed martial arts debut. MMA organization Shine Fights has signed him to a multi-fight deal.

In 2011, Georges St-Pierre invited Braulio Estima to become one of his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coaches

Braulios Grappling Achievements

ADCC super fight champion 2011
World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2010 (2nd place in Absolute and -83kg divisions)[3]
World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2009 (2nd place in Absolute and 4th place in -95kg divisions)
2009 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship – 88kg and Absolute Champion
2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship – Superfight Champion
Absolute World Cup Champion – 2006
Absolute World Champion – 2002
World Champion – 2004, 2006, 2009
Grand Slam Capital Challenge Jordan – 2008 heavy weight and Absolute Champion
Pan American Champion – 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006
Absolute Pan American Champion – 2003
Pan American No Gi Champion – 2008
Absolute Pan American No Gi Champion – 2008
European Champion – 2007, 2009, 2011
Absolute European Champion – 2007, 2009
Champion of the International Team – 2003, 2007
Champion’s Challenge BRAZIL X USA – 2003
ADCC Silver Medalist – 2007
World Silver Medalist – 2008
3rd placed on the World Championship – 2003
3rd placed on the World Championship – 2001