Master Jorge Pereira is a Vale tudo legend student of Rickson Gracie and the leader of Roots BJJ. You can read our interview with him here. This week he received the red and black belt (coral belt) which is the 7th degree.
Here is what Jorge had to say about his style of Jiu-Jitsu:
My Style is Gracie Jiu Jitsu , from my master Rickson Gracie . I always try to follow his teachings. My Jiu Jitsu is for life , for self defense and developing health . Of Course Competitions of Jiu-Jitsu and MMA are part of all that concept too . But I try to see the JiuJitsu in a bigger picture . JIU JITSU FOR LIFE !
Jorge Pereira is his Vale Tudo days: