INSTRUCTOR HISTORY

Professor Danny Alvarez

Today, Professor Alvarez is a 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and one of the most accomplished Jiu Jitsu Black Belts in the World. His main goal and focus is to help all of his students accomplish their goals and become better individuals through the way of Jiu Jitsu.

Professor Alvarez has helped so many of students in his Kids program overcome Bullying, eat Healthier, get Better Grades, helped build up their Self Esteem and Self Confidence. Professor Alvarez has also helped thousands of his students in his Adult program eat Healthier, Lose anywhere from 20 to 120 pounds and become Better individuals.

Professor Alvarez’s journey as a student in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu began in 1998. Since that time he has trained and studied under some the best Jiu-Jitsu instructors throughout the United States and the World.

Professor Alvarez’s thirst for Jiu Jitsu knowledge continues to grow as each day passes. He is always looking to travel or bring the Top Jiu Jitsu players to his academy to learn the Newest and Best techniques to add to his Game and to his Team.

Throughout Professor Alvarez’s Jiu Jitsu career he has been very active and very Successful at every level of competition. Professor Alvarez has Earned over 50 Championship Titles at Black Belt and has competed against some of the best competitors from around the World.

Competing all over the country and the world like Rome, Italy, Lisbon, Portugal, Barcelona, Spain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tokyo, Japan, Nagoya, Japan, Paris, France and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has allowed him to develop and hone the mental capacity to Conquer One’s Self and face all challenges. This indomitable spirit has become a cornerstone of his teaching and is his goal to pass the “Never Give Up” philosophy to his students.

Here are just a few of World Class Instructor Alvarez’s Notable accomplishments:

  • IBJJF International Master Europe Champion – 2017
  • JBJJF/IBJJF Asian Open Champion – 2016
  • IBJJF/CBJJ International Masters Champion – 2016
  • 2X IBJJF World Masters Champion – 2012 & 2014
  • 2X IBJJF World Masters Medalist – 2013 Bronze Medalist & 2015 Silver Medalist
  • CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Masters Champion – 2015
  • 2X IBJJF Pan American Masters Champion – Black Belt 2012 & Brown Belt 2007
  • 4X IBJJF NO GI Worlds Masters Champion – 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2015
  • 3X IBJJF American Nationals Masters Champion – 2011, 2013 & 2014
  • 4X TXMMA Coach of the Year – 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • 3X TXMMA Academy of the Year – 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • 3X TXMMA – Competitor of the Year -2012, 2013, 2014
  • 2011 – Abu Dhabi San Diego Trials Open Class Champion and Winner of $500!
  • 2010 – CBJJO Black Belt Bronze Medalist Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2009 – ADCC Grand Rapids Trial NO GI Expert Champion
  • 2006 – U.S. Open Brown Belt Champion

Read about Professor Alvarez on BJJ Heroes: http://www.bjjheroes.com/bjj-fighters/danny-alvarez 

Voyage Dallas Magazine Article – Meet Danny Alvarez 

Check out the BJJ Brick podcast with Professor Alvarez here:

http://bjjbrick.com/epi-91-interview-with-danny-alvarez-part-1/

http://bjjbrick.com/tag/danny-alvarez-bjj/

WHITE to BLACK BELT – 2002 – 2010

Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Carlos Gracie Jr > Carlos Machado > Orland Waugh > Danny Alvarez

BLACK BELT to 3rd DEGREE BLACK BELT – 2010 – 2017

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Luiz França > Oswaldo Fadda > Sebastião Ricardo > Wendell Alexander > Bruno Bastos > Danny Alvarez

Belt Rank Achievements :

• Awarded Blue Belt on August 16, 2002
• Awarded Purple Belt on January 28, 2004
• Awarded Brown Belt on December 3, 2005
• Awarded Black Belt on December 8, 2007
• Awarded 1st Degree Black Belt on December 11, 2010
• Awarded 2nd Degree Black Belt on December 8, 2013

• Awarded 3rd Degree Black Belt on December 17, 2016

COMPETITION HISTORY

2017

IBJJF EUROPEAN OPEN – Lisbon, Portugal
2nd Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
January 21, 2017

IBJJF HOUSTON OPEN – Houston, TX
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
February 11, 2017

IBJJF NEW YORK OPEN – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
April 8, 2017

IBJJF BOSTON SPRING OPEN – Boston, MA
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather Weight Class
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Absolute
April 22, 2017

IBJJF DALLAS OPEN – Denton, TX
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
April 29, 2017

IBJJF INTERNATIONAL MASTER EUROPE – Barcelona, Spain
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Light Feather
May 6, 2017

2016

IBJJF EUROPEAN OPEN – Lisbon, Portugal
2nd Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
January 23, 2016

IBJJF ATLANTA WINTER OPEN – Atlanta, GA
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Middle Weight
February 7, 2016

IBJJF HOUSTON OPEN – Houston, TX
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Middle Heavy Weight
February 20, 2016

IBJJF PAN AMS – Irvine, CA
2nd Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather Weight
March 20, 2016

IBJJF CHICAGO SPRING OPEN – Chicago, IL
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Feather Weight
April 2, 2016

IBJJF NEW YORK SPRING OPEN – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather Weight
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Open Class
April 9, 2016

IBJJF BOSTON SPRING OPEN – Boston, MA
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Light Weight
3rd Place Black Belt Master 3 Open Class
April 16, 2016

IBJJF SAN ANTONIO GI & NO-GI OPEN – San Antonio, TX
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Light Weight (GI)
2nd Place Black Belt Master 3 Absolute (GI)
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Weight (NO-GI)
April 23 & 24, 2016

IBJJF MIAMI SPRING OPEN – Miami, FL
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Light Weight
May 14, 2016

IBJJF/CBJJ INTERNATIONAL MASTERS – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather Weight
July 16, 2016

IBJJF/JBJJF ASIAN OPEN – Tokyo, Japan
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather Weight
September 11, 2016

IBJJF L.A. PRO – Los Angeles, CA
2nd Place Black Belt Master 2 Feather
October 2, 2016

IBJJF CHARLOTTE OPEN – Concord, NC
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
October 8, 2016

IBJJF MIAMI FALL OPEN – Miami, FL
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
October 22, 2016

IBJJF NEW YORK PRO – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather
November 19, 2016

IBJJF LONG BEACH OPEN – Long Beach, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather
December 11, 2016

2015

IBJJF EUROPEAN OPEN – Lisbon, Portugal
2nd Place Black Belt Master 2 Feather
January 24, 2015

IBJJF SAN FRANCISCO OPEN – San Francisco, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather Weight
February 22, 2015

ABU DHABI US PRO JJ – Tampa, FL
1st Place Black Belt Master 65 kg Weight Class
2nd Place Black Belt Master 75 kg Absolute
February 28, 2015

IBJJF PAN JIU JITSU CHAMPIONSHIPS – Irvine, CA
3rd Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather Weight
March 15, 2015

IBJJF NEW YORK SPRING OPEN  – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather Weight
April 11, 2015

IBJJF NEW YORK (NO GI) SPRING OPEN  – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Feather Weight
April 12, 2015

ABU DHABI WORLD PRO – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3rd Place Black Belt Master 2 – 65 kg
April 24, 2015

CBJJ BRASILEIRO – Sao Paulo, Brazil
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather (Defeated Felipe Costa in Finals)
May 3, 2015

IBJJF MASTERS INTERNATIONAL  – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3rd Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather
July 26, 2015

IBJJF CHICAGO SUMMER OPEN  – Chicago, IL
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Light Feather
August 15, 2015

IBJJF BOSTON SUMMER OPEN  – Boston, MA
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather
August 22, 2015

IBJJF BJJ PRO – Santa Cruz, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather
3rd Place Black Belt Master 1 Absolute
August 29, 2015

IBJJF WORLDS MASTER – Las Vegas, NV
2nd Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather
September 26, 2015

IBJJF MIAMI OPEN – Miami, FL
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Feather Weight
October 17, 2015

IBJJF NO GI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – Long Beach, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather Weight
November 7 & 8, 2015

IBJJF SAN ANTONIO OPEN  – San Antonio, TX
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather Weight
December 6, 2015

2014
IBJJF ASIAN OPEN – Nagoya, Japan
3rd Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather
November 9, 2014

IBJJF MASTER WORLDS – Long Beach,CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Light Feather (Defeated Bernardo Pitel in Finals)
(2nd World Title in the past 3 years)
November 2, 2014

IBJJF NO GI Worlds – Azusa, CA
2nd Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather
October 5, 2014

IBJJF PAN AM NO GI – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather
September 27, 2014

IBJJF American Nationals – Carson, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather
September 6, 2014

IBJJF Toronto Open – Toronto, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master 2 Feather Weight
August 2, 2014

IBJJF Paris Open – Paris, France
2nd Place Black Belt Light Feather Weight Division
June 28, 2014

FIVE GRAPPLING TEXAS 1 – Fort Worth, TX
1st Place Black Belt Master Welterweight
April 19, 2014

IBJJF BOSTON OPEN – Boston, MA
1st Place Black Belt Master 1 Feather Weight
April 5, 2014

IBJJF Houston Open – Houston, TX
1st Place Black Belt Masters 1 Feather Weight
February 23, 2014

2014 IBJJF EUROPEAN OPEN – LISBON, PORTUGAL
3rd PLACE BLACK BELT MASTER 2 FEATHER
JANUARY 26, 2014

2013
2013 IBJJF NO GI WORLDS – Long Beach, CA
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Light Feather
November 3, 2013

2013 IBJJF Asian Open – Tokyo, Japan
2nd Place Black Belt Senior 1 Feather
October 27, 2013

2013 IBJJF Miami Open – Miami, FL
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Feather
October 19, 2013

2013 IBJJF Master Senior Worlds – Long Beach, CA
3rd Place Black Belt Senior 1 Feather (Won 2 Fights and lost in Semi Final to Sandro Batata)
October 6, 2013

2013 IBJJF NO GI American Nationals – Los Angeles, CA
1st Place Black Belt Master Feather Weight
September 8, 2013

2013 IBJJF American Nationals – Los Angeles, CA
1st Place Black Belt Masters Feather Weight
September 7, 2013

IBJJF Las Vegas Summer Open – Las Vegas, NV
1st Place Black Belt Feather Senior 1
August 10, 2013

IBJJF Toronto Open – Toronto, Canada
1st Place Black Belt Master Feather Champion
August 3, 2013

IBJJF New York Summer Open – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Master Feather Weight Champion
July 13, 2013

BJJF EUROPEAN (ROME) OPEN NO GI CHAMPIONSHIP – Rome, Italy
1st Place Black Belt Master Feather Weight Champion
June 30, 2013

IBJJF ROME OPEN – Rome Italy
1st Place Black Belt Masters Feather Weight Champion
June 29, 2013

IBJJF Las Vegas Spring Open – Las Vegas, NV
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Pena

IBJJF New York Open – New York, NY
1st Place Black Belt Pena Senior 1

IBJJF Pan Ams Irvine, CA
3rd Place Black Belt Pluma Senior 1

2013 IBJJF Boston Open- Boston, MA
1st Place Black Belt Pena Senior 1
1st Place Black Belt Open Class Senior 1

2012

2012 TXMMA Coach of the Year Award:
Mr. Danny Alvarez (Coach of the Year 2 Years in a Row)

2012 TXMMA Academy of the Year Award:
Alvarez BJJ

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IBJJF NO GI WORLDS Long Beach, CA
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Pluma (2X Black Belt NO GI World Champion)
November 4, 2012

IBJJF MASTER WORLDS – Long Beach, CA
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Light Feather
Defeated Bernardo Pitel in Finals, Bruno Bastos in Semi Final and Rodrigo Pagani in Quarter Final
October 7, 2012

IBJJF Las Vegas Open August 11, 2012
1st Place Black Belt Master Pena

IBJJF Rio Open Master Senior Jiu Jitsu Championships – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 29, 2012
2nd Place Black Belt Pluma Senior 1

IBJJF Pan American Championships Irvine, CA
1st Place Black Belt Pluma Senior 1

IBJJF Chicago Open – Chicago, IL
2nd Place Black Belt Senior 1 Pena
(Lost Finals to Renato Tavares 0-0 and No Advantages for either competitor by Referee’s Decision)

IBJJF San Francisco – Oakland, CA
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Pena

IBJJF Europeans – Lisbon, Portugal
1st Place Black Belt Senior 1 Pluma

2011

2011 TXMMA Coach of the Year Award:
Mr. Danny Alvarez

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NABJJF Lone Star Jiu Jitsu Tournament Duncanville, TX
1st Place Black Belt Light Weight

IBJJF NO GI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Long Beach, CA
1st Place Black Belt Pena Senior 1

IBJJF American Nationals Los Angeles, CA
1st Place Black Belt Masters Pluma
1st Place Black Belt NO GI Senior 1 Pena

IBJJF Worlds Long Beach, CA
Won 1st Round 11-2 against Flavio Ralf Meier (Gracie Elite)
Lost 2nd Round 8-0 against Samuel Braga (Gracie Barra)

IBJJF Pan Ams Irvine, CA
2nd Place Black Belt Masters Pluma

Abu Dhabi Pro Trials- San Diego, CA
1st Place Black Belt Masters 143lb and Under
1st Place Purple/Brown/Black Open Class $500 Cash
3rd Place Black Belt Adult NO GI

NAGA- Fort Worth, TX
3rd Place Black Belt Light Weight

IBJJF Houston- Houston, TX
1st Place Black Belt Masters Pena
2nd Place Black Belt Masters Open Class

2010
IBJJF Miami Open – Miami, FL
1st Place Black Belt Adult Pluma

IBJJF American Nationals Carson, CA
3rd – Place Black Belt Adult Pluma

CBJJO Copa de Mundo Championship, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
3rd Place – Black Belt Adult Pena

Pan American Championship
3rd Place – Black Belt Masters

IBJJF Houston International
1st Place – Black Belt Masters

2009
NAGA Southwest – Fort Worth, TX
2nd Place NO-GI Expert Masters Division

IBJJF Pan Am NO GI Championships – New York, NY
3rd Place – Black Belt Masters
3rd Place – Black Belt Masters Absolute Division

Pan American Championship – Los Angeles, CA
3rd Place – Black Belt Masters

NAGA EUROPA – Dallas, TX
1st Place NO-GI Expert Masters Division

ADCC Regionals – Grand Rapids, MI
1st Place – Advanced Adult Division

2008
IBJJF Pan American Championship – Los Angeles, CA
2nd Place – Black Belt Masters

2007
Pan American Championship – Los Angeles, CA
1st Place – Brown Belt Masters
Grapplers Quest – Las Vegas, NV
3rd Place – NO GI
2nd Place – Brown Belt

2006
Grapplers Domain Championships – Austin, TX
1st Place – NO GI
U.S. Open XI – Santa Cruz, CA
1st Place – Brown Belt Masters
3rd Place – Brown Belt Open
Battle of H-Town – Houston, TX
3rd Place – NO GI

2005
Carlos Machado Winter Wars – Dallas, TX
1st Place – Purple Belt
Carlos Machado BJJ Invitational – Dallas, TX
1st Place – Purple Belt

2004
Pan American Championship – Los Angeles, CA
Eliminated 1st Round
Texas Submission Championship – Dallas, TX
3rd Place – NO GI
Carlos Machado BJJ Invitational – Dallas, TX
1st Place – Purple Belt
Grapplers Quest – Bayonne, NJ
Eliminated 1st Round
Star Jiu -Jitsu Championship – Dallas, TX
1st Place – Purple Belt

2003
Smack Down N H-Town – Houston, TX
3rd Place – Blue Belt
Travis Lutter Tournament – Fort Worth, TX
1st Place – Blue Belt
Battle of H-Town – Houston, TX
1st Place – Blue Belt
Carlos Machado Tournament – Dallas, TX
3rd Place – Blue Belt

2002
Carlos Machado BJJ Championship –Dallas, TX
3rd Place – White Belt
Relson Gracie Challenge – Austin, TX
3rd Place – Blue Belt
1st Place – NO GI
Carlos Machado BJJ Championship –Dallas, TX
2nd Place – NO GI

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS :

DANIELLE ALVAREZ (22 yrs Old)

jiu jitsu in arlington tx

BLACK BELT
Began training January 2009

BELT RANK ACHIEVEMENTS:
Blue Belt – March 2010
Purple Belt – July 2012
Brown Belt – September 2015
Black Belt – April 17, 2017

COMPETITION HISTORY:

2017

IBJJF EUROPEAN OPEN – Lisbon, Portugal
3rd Place Brown Belt Light Weight
January 22, 2017

IBJJF NEW YORK OPEN – New York, NY
1st Place Brown Belt Light Weight
April 8, 2017

IBJJF BOSTON SPRING OPEN – Boston, MA
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Feather Weight Class
1st Place Black Belt Master 3 Absolute
April 22, 2017

IBJJF DALLAS OPEN – Denton, TX
1st Place Black Belt Light Weight
April 29, 2017

2016

JIU JITSU WORLD LEAGUE – San Diego, CA
1st Place Brown Belt 141 and under
February 27, 2016

IBJJF PAN AMS – Irvine, CA
3rd Place Brown Belt Feather Weight
March 19, 2016

CBJJ BRASILEIRO – Sao Paulo, Brazil
1st Place Brown Belt Feather Weight
May 1, 2016

IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Championships – Long Beach, CA
1st Place Brown Belt Feather Weight
June 3, 2016

FIGHT TO WIN PRO 5 – San Diego, CA
1st Place by Submission in Super Fight against Analilya Calzada
May 7, 2016

IBJJF/CBJJ RIO WINTER OPEN – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1st Place Brown Belt Light Weight
July 15, 2016

IBJJF/JBJJF ASIAN OPEN – Tokyo, Japan
1st Place Brown Belt Light Weight
September 11, 2016

IBJJF DALLAS OPEN – Denton, TX
1st Place Brown Belt GI Light Weight
2nd Place Brown Belt NO GI Light Weight
September 17 & 18, 2016

 

2015

IBJJF European Open – Lisbon, Portugal
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Weight
January 22, 2015

IBJJF Atlanta Open – Atlanta, Georgia
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Weight
January 31, 2015

IBJJF Houston Open – Houston, TX
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Weight
February 7, 2015

IBJJF San Francisco Open – San Francisco, CA
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Weight
February 22, 2015

ABU DHABI US PRO JJ – Tampa, FL
1st Place Purple/Blue Belt 65kg Weight Class
1st Place Purple/Blue Belt 65 kg Absolute
Wins All Expense Paid Trip to Abu Dhabi in April 2015
February 28, 2015

IBJJF PAN JIU JITSU CHAMPIONSHIPS – Irvine, CA
1st Place Purple Belt Light Weight
March 13, 2015

CBJJ BRASILEIRO – Sao Paulo, Brazil
2nd Place Purple Belt Adult Middle Weight
May 1, 2015

IBJJF RIO WINTER OPEN  – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1st Place Purple Belt Light Weight
July 24, 2015

IBJJF CHICAGO SUMMER OPEN – Chicago, IL
1st Place (GI) Purple Belt Middle Weight
1st Place (NO GI) Purple Belt Middle Weight
August 15 & 16, 2015

IBJJF BOSTON SUMMER OPEN  – Boston, MA
1st Place Purple Belt Middle Weight
August 22, 2015

IBJJF BJJ PRO – Santa Cruz, CA
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Weight
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Absolute
August 29, 2015

IBJJF DALLAS OPEN – Denton, TX
1st Place (GI) Purple Belt Light Weight
1st Place (NO GI) Purple Belt Light Weight
September 19 & 20, 2015

IBJJF NO GI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – Long Beach, CA
1st Place Brown Belt Feather Weight
November 7 & 8, 2015

2014
IBJJF ASIAN OPEN – Nagoya, Japan
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Weight
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Absolute
Also scored enough Points by herself to Tie for 2nd Place Female Team Trophy
November 8, 2014

IBJJF NO GI Worlds – Azusa, CA
3rd Place Purple Belt Light Weight
October 4, 2014

IBJJF PAN AM NO GI – New York, NY
3rd Place Purple Belt Light Weight
September 27, 2014

IBJJF Dallas Open – Denton, TX
1st Place Purple Belt Light Weight
1st Place Purple Belt Absolute Division
September 13, 2014

IBJJF American Nationals – Carson, CA
1st Place Purple Belt Light Weight
SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

IBJJF Paris Open, Paris, France
1st Place Purple Belt Light Weight Division
June 28, 2014

IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Championships – Long Beach, CA
2nd Place Purple Belt Feather Weight Division
May 30, 2014

CBJJ Brazilian Nationals – São Paulo, Brazil
3rd Place Purple Belt Feather
May 2, 2014

FIVE GRAPPLING TEXAS 1 – Fort Worth, TX
1st Place Purple Belt Welterweight
1st Place Purple Belt Absolute
1st Place NO GI Expert Welterweight
April 19, 2014

IBJJF BOSTON OPEN – Boston, MA
1st Place Purple Belt Middle Weight
April 5, 2014

WBJJF – Denton, TX
1st Place Purple, Brown & Black Belt Super Fight Division
(Danielle Alvarez – Purple Belt Won Finals match against Fabiana Borges – Black Belt)
March 29, 2014

IBJJF Pan Ams – Irvine, CA
2nd Place Purple Belt Feather Division
March 15, 2014

IBJJF Houston Open – Houston, TX
1st Place Purple Belt Feather Weight
1st Place Purple Belt Absolute
February 23, 2014

IBJJF San Francisco Open – San Francisco, CA
1st Place Purple Belt Feather Weight
2nd Place Purple Belt Absolute
February 9, 2014

IBJJF European Open – Lisbon, Portugal
1st Place Purple Belt Feather
January 24, 2014

2013 IBJJF NO GI WORLDS – Long Beach, CA (November 2, 2013)
1st Place Purple Belt Light Weight

2013 IBJFF Asian Open – Tokyo, Japan (October 26, 2013)
1st Place Purple Belt Feather Weight

2013 IBJJF Miami Open – Miami, FL (October 19, 2013)
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Feather
2nd Place Purple Belt Absolute Division

2013 IBJJF NO GI American Nationals – Los Angeles, CA (September 2013)
1st Place Purple Belt Middle Weight

2013 IBJJF American Nationals – Los Angeles, CA (September 2013)
1st Place Purple Belt Feather Weight

IBJJF Las Vegas Summer Open – Las Vegas, NV (August 2013)
1st Place Purple Belt Feather

IBJJF New York Summer Open – New York, NY (July 2013)
2nd Place Purple Belt Light Weight Division
2nd Place Purple Belt Absolute Division

IBJJF ROME OPEN – Rome, Italy (June 2013)
2nd Place Purple Belt Light Weight Division
3rd Place Purple Belt Absolute Division

2012 TXMMA Female Blue Belt Competitor of the Year Award:
Ms. Danielle Alvarez
(Female Blue Belt Competitor of the for 2nd Year in a Row)

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FTW & WGC EUROPA TORQUE Dallas, TX (August 2012)
2nd Place Absolute Division
(1st Tournament at Purple Belt)
Won Against Blue Belt
Won Against Purple Belt
Won Against Brown Belt
Lost 0-0 Ref Decision to Black Belt World Champion (Tammy Griego)

IBJJF Rio Open Jiu Jitsu Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (July 2012)
1st Place Blue Belt Pena
Submits All 4 Opponents & Received Purple Belt on Medal Podium

American Grappling Federation (June 2012)
1st Place GI Blue Belt Light Weight Champion
1st Place NO GI Advance Light Weight Champion

IBJJF Dallas Open (May 2012)
1st Place Blue Belt Light Weight
1st Place Blue Belt Absolute Champion

IBJJF Pan American Championships Irvine, CA (March 2012)
3rd Place Blue Belt Pena

IBJJF Chicago Open (March 2012)
1st Place Blue Belt Light Weight

IBJJF San Francisco – Oakland, CA (February 2012)
1st Place Blue Belt Light Weight
1st Place Blue Belt Absolute

IBJJF Houston Open (February 2012)
1st Place Blue Belt Light Weight
3rd Place Blue Belt Absolute

Tournament of Champions 9 Houston, TX (January 2012)
1st Place Women’s NO GI Advanced
1st Place Women’s Blue Belt Light Weight

2011 TXMMA Female Blue Belt Competitor of the Year Award:
Ms. Danielle Alvarez

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ABU DHABI PRO TRIALS SAN ANTONIO, TX (NOVEMBER 2011)
1ST PLACE WOMEN’S BLUE BELT LT WT
1ST PLACE WOMEN’S BLUE BELT ABSOLUTE
WINS ALL EXPENSES PAID TRIP OVER SEAS TO ABU DHABI TO REPRESENT TEAM USA AND TEAM ALVAREZ BJJ IN APRIL 2012!

NABJJF Lone Star Jiu Jitsu Tournament Duncanville, TX (November 2011)
1st Place Womens Blue Belt Feather Weight

Grapplers Quest UFC Expo Houston, TX (October 2011)
1st Place Womens Blue Belt Absolute Champion
Rewarded: $100 check, UFC Glass Plaque and Grapplers Quest Sponsorship for 2012 Totaling $1,150

IBJJF American Nationals Los Angeles, CA (September 2011)
1st Place Womens Blue Belt Pena

NAGA North Richland Hills, TX (September 2011)
1st place Womens GI Expert Light Wt
1st place Womens NO GI Expert Light Wt

Fight To Win Europa Dallas, TX (August 2011)
1st place Womens NO GI
1st place Womens Blue Belt GI

Newaza Fights-Duncanville, TX (July 2011)
1st Place Womens Blue Belt
1st Place Womens NO GI
1st Place Womens Blue Belt Absolute $250 Winner

IBJJF Worlds (June 2011)
3rd place Womens Blue Belt Pena

IBJJF Dallas Open (May 2011)
1st place Womens Blue Belt Pena

NAGA Fort Worth (May 2011)
1st place NO GI Expert 16-17yrs old BOYS Division
2nd place Blue Belt 16-17yrs old BOYS Division

Texas State Championships Houston, TX (April 2011)
1st place Womens Blue Belt Lt Wt
1st place Woments NO GI Lt Wt

Pan Ams Irvine, CA (Mar 2011)
3rd Womens Blue Belt Pena

Abu Dhabi Pro Trials San Diego, CA (Mar 2011)
1st Womens Blue Belt GI Light Weight
3rd Womens Blue/Purple NO GI Light Weight
3rd Womens Blue Belt GI Open Class

NAGA North Richland Hills, TX (Feb 2011)
1st Teens Expert NO GI
1st Teens Expert GI

IBJJF Houston, TX (Feb 2011)
1st Womens Blue Belt Pena
3rd Womens Blue Belt Open Class

Fight To Win Duncanville, TX (Jan 2011)
1st Female Women Expert NO GI
1st Female Women Expert GI

Grapplers World War Houston, TX (Dec 2010)
1st Female Blue Belt Feather
2nd Female Blue Belt Light Weight

NAGA North Richland Hills, TX (Dec 2010)
1st teens Expert NO GI
1st Teens Expert GI
1st Womens Intermediate NO GI
1st Womens Blue Belt GI

ADCC Pro Am Dallas, TX (Nov 2010)
2nd Womens Expert NO GI
1st Teens Expert NO GI

IBJJF Miami, FL (Oct 2010)
1st Female Blue Belt Pena

WJJC Frisco,TX (Oct 2010)
1st NO GI Advanced
2nd Womens Blue Belt

NAGA Fort Worth, TX (Sept 2010)
1st Teens Expert NO GI
1st Teens Expert GI
1st Womens Blue Belt

Grapplers Quest Dallas, TX (Aug 2010)
1st Womens Blue Belt

IBJJF Rio Open Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (July 2010)
1st Female Blue Belt Juvenile
2nd Female Blue Belt Juvenile Open Class

CBJJO Copa de Mundo Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (July 2010)
1st Female Blue Belt Juvenile
2nd Female Blue Belt Juvenile Open Class

IBJJF Worlds Long Beach, CA (June 2010)
2nd Female Blue Belt Juvenile

NAGA North Richland Hills, TX (May 2010)
2nd Women’s Blue Belt
1st Teens Expert NO GI
1st Teens Expert GI

TXBJJ Championships Fort Worth, TX (May 2010)
1st Women’s Blue Belt

IBJJF Pan Ams Irvine, CA (April 2010)
2nd Female Blue Belt Juvenile
3rd Female Blue Belt Juvenile Open Class

IBJJF Houston, TX (March 2010)
1st Female Blue Belt Juvenile
1st Female Blue Belt Juvenile Open Class

NAGA-Fort Worth, TX (Feb 2010)
1st Teens NO GI Intermediate
1st Women’s White Belt
2nd Womens’s NO GI Intermediate

NAGA-Garland, TX (May 2009)
1st Teens GI Novice
2nd Teens NO GI Novice

COACH RENNIE CRISAFULLI

Jiu Jitsu in Arlington TX

Started March 2010

Purple Belt – October 2013

Brown Belt – March 2015

Head Coach of the Samurai Wrestling Club & 6am BJJ class

Wrestling Career:

NCAA Div.1 – 93’-95’ New York State University at Buffalo – career record 48-24
New York State University at Buffalo – Team MVP 1995
NCAA ECW Conference Championships – 2
NCAA New York State Collegiate Championships – 4
NCAA New York State Collegiate Championships – 4
High School – 89’–93’ – career record 137-17
High School – New York State Championships – 2
High School – Section Six (State Qualifying Tournament) – 2
High School – 14 Tournament Championships
Freestyle – Empire State Games – Bronze Medal 1992
Youth Wrestling – 1988-1989

BJJ Tournament History:

2013
IBJJF Dallas Open – GOLD
NAGA Spring – SILVER
IBJJF Vegas Summer Open – SILVER
2013 IBJJF Master Senior Worlds – Long Beach, CA 2nd – Place Blue Belt Senior 1 Feather & 2nd Place Blue Belt Senior 1 Absolute (Won Semi Final Lost in Finals) – October 5, 2013

2012
NAGA Winter – GOLD
IBJJF Dallas Open – SILVER
IBJJF Master Senior Worlds – BRONZE

2011
Lutter – Fort Worth – GOLD
Dallas Europa – GOLD
FTW & WGC Texas Championships -SILVER

2010
NAGA Winter – GOLD
NAGA Spring – GOLD

Coach Natalia Shepler

Alvarez Jiu Jitsu in Arlington TX

 Started July 2011

Blue Belt – July 2012

Purple Belt – September 2014

Brown Belt – December 2016

Women’s Fit Camp Coach

Tournament History:

IBJJF SAN ANTONIO GI & NO-GI OPEN – San Antonio, TX
2nd Place Purple Belt Adult Light Feather (GI)
1st Place Purple Belt Adult Light Feather (NO-GI)
April 23 & 24, 2016

2011
NAGA (1st place)

2012
IBJJF Houston Silver medal
IBJJF NY open Gold medal
IBJJF Dallas open Gold medal
CBJJO Campeonato Mundial Rio Brasi Gold medal
IBJJF Rio Open Gold medal (Receive Blue Belt at medal podium)

Tournament History – Blue Belt:

2012
IBJJF Masters Worlds Gold medal
IBJJF No Gi worlds Bronze medal.

2013
Abu Dhabi Trials Miami Silver medal
Houston Open Gold medal
IBJJF Pan Ams Gold medal
IBJJF Dallas Open Gold medal
IBJJF NY Summer Open Gold medal
Newbreed Dallas Gold medal
Torque tournament Gold medal
IBJJF Vegas Open Gold medal
IBJJF American nationals GOLD in GI- GOLD in NO GI

2013 IBJJF Master Senior Worlds – Long Beach, CA
2nd Place Blue Belt Master Light Feather
(Won 3 Fights and closed out division with Teammate Miriam Villar)
October 5, 2013

2013 IBJJF Miami Open – Miami, FL
1st Place Blue Belt Light Feather
October 19, 2013

2013 IBJJF Asian Open – Tokyo, Japan
2nd Place Blue Belt Light Feather
October 27, 2013

2013 IBJJF NO GI WORLDS – Long Beach, CA
2nd Place Blue Belt Light Feather
November 2, 2013

2014
2014 IBJJF EUROPEAN OPEN – LISBON, PORTUGAL
1st PLACE BLUE BELT LIGHT FEATHER
JANUARY 24, 2014

IBJJF Houston Open – Houston, TX
1st Place Blue Belt Light Feather Weight
February 22, 2014

2015
IBJJF European Open – Lisbon, Portugal
2nd Place Purple Belt Adult Light Feather Weight
January 22, 2015

 

 

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Tuesday & Thursday @ 6pm