Nino Schembri Academy by Rise Again BJJ

“The new generation of BJJ may not be as familiar with Nino.  He is one of the all time greats and did Rubber Guard before anyone even knew what it was or had a name for it.  The gogoplata, yeah, he invented that.  He’s known for his omoplatas and love of Elvis and he leads a really fun class with a truly personal touch.”

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2019-05-09T15:06:15-07:00

About the Author:

Nino Schembri
Nino “Elvis” Schembri is considered one of the most technical practitioners of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the history of the sport, holding the titles of the “Most Technical Competitor in ADCC 2001”, five times “Brazilian National Champion”, twice “Pan-American Champion” and twice “World Champion”. His BJJ training started at age of 5 years old, at 13 Nino was training elite and finally was promoted to the acclaimed rank of black belt at age of 20, under master Carlos Gracie. A successful path requires the right mentors.

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