Over the past 2 years Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro has been working towards the Self-Defense Specialization Course and Fighting Foundations Instructors Courses Levels I and II. Vitor is a multiple time BJJ World Champion and owns and operates schools in NY and NJ.
In the video Shaolin demonstrates some of the self-defense techniques he is perfecting with Professor Pedro Valente.
Vitor Ribeiro, commonly known as “Shaolin” is a former Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt IBJJF World Champion and CBJJ National Champion, who is regarded as one of the best lightweight competitors to have ever graced the sport. A member of the famous 2x World Champion Nova Uniao team of the late 1990’s, Shaolin transitioned to mixed martial arts (MMA) during the 2000’s, becoming a big name in cage-fighting also, competing for prestigious MMA organizations such as Strikeforce , Dream, K-1, Shooto and Cage Rage. Read full bio on BJJ Heroes.