Bernardo Faria has done a lot for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community over the years. His YouTube videos, in which he brings the world’s most elite BJJ athletes to demonstrate techniques… As well as the instructionals, in which he films with those same athletes, have been of tremendous value to many Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts all around the world.
The IBJJF has recognized Bernardo’s efforts as well. Moreover, he has now been inducted into the IBJJF Hall of Fame! Here’s what the induction letter reads:
The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation is thrilled to congratulate you [Bernardo Faria] on your induction into the IBJJF Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is reserved for the world’s greatest jiu-jitsu athletes who have not only won important titles on the mat, but who have also made positive contributions in their communities and have upheld the values of jiu-jitsu to the highest degree.
Your accomplishments on the mat, as well as off the mat in the jiu-jitsu community, are remarkable and we look forward to celebrating your achievements. Your achievements have served and will continue to serve as a source of inspiration and motivation to generations of jiu-jitsu practitioners across the globe.
Bernardo didn’t contain his excitement about the success:
Just got this letter from the IBJJF, inducting me to the Jiu-Jitsu Hall Of Fame… After living and breathing this sport for over 21 years, it feels great to be inserted in this selected group of people. I lived the best moments of my life on those mats, and being recognized for it is something priceless.
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The 2022 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on June 5.