At KimuraBJJ we passionately study and train in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and continuously strive for excellence to further advance the art. We believe that it is not about winning and losing but about the integrity and effort put forth in the pursuit of our goals. By approaching the art of BJJ in this way we find that success follows naturally.
Our uniqueness lies not only in our unmatched unity and spirit, but also as a result of our students and instructors progressing in their pursuit of BJJ excellence exclusively through the Kimura way from the very beginning of their BJJ journey.
Our philosophy of advancement in rank from novice to master only from within allows us to maintain a standard of excellence and authenticity that would otherwise be unattainable.
We believe that we have the best training methods to help each student achieve their dreams and goals and ultimately reach their full potential in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and in life.
Jean Kleber de Freitas
Master Jean is the founder and owner of Kimura BJJ U.S.A. He is a 4th degree Black Belt certified by the IBJJF, USJJF, COBJJ, and CBJJ. Master Jean has spent his lifetime advancing the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. From launching Kimura BJJ in Europe and teaching seminars around the world, to his founding of Kimura BJJ in the U.S., Master Jean has already left his significant impact on the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and he continues to bring his world-class experience and knowledge to all Kimura BJJ students here in Boca Raton.
Master Jean has been training in BJJ since 1992 and teaching BJJ since 1995. He is also proficient in submission wrestling, judo, Muay-Thai, Vale Tudo, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and self-defense. A fierce competitor from the very beginning of his own Jiu-Jitsu training, Master Jean is an accomplished winner of countless victories and championships in world- class tournaments around the world. There are few practitioners of the art of BJJ with the level of experience and knowledge of Master Jean, and fewer still who maintain a daily presence in their own schools and actively teach classes and train their students directly, such as you will find at the Boca Raton facility.
BLACK BELTSOur Black Belts are made here, step by step, from day one.
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