Autobiography of Master Vinicius Amaral

Vinicius Jorge Dubugras do Amaral is a 4th degree black belt & 7x CBJJO/CBJJE World Champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

A graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the University Gama Filho, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Vinicius Amaral, also possesses a black belt in Judo.

Vinicius, who was trained by the legendary Grand Master Carlson Gracie, spent several years as one of the key founding athletes of the prestigious Universidade Gama Filho team. But under the suggestion of Grand Master Carlson, he took a leap of faith. Realizing Vinicius’ exceptional talent, dedication and leadership abilities, Gracie encouraged his loyal student to form his own team of champions in 1999, GAME FIGHT BJJ.

Vinicius Amaral did exactly that. With more than 100 academies and affiliates in 6 countries, GAME FIGHT BJJ has produced World Champions such as Bruno Malfacine & Wagao Araujo. And with a team of young, talented athletes, under his wings, he will be entering the International Competition Circuit in 2013 in Portugal, Abu Dhabi and the USA.

After forming more than 100 black belts, and organizing a team of the best professors in the gentle art, Vinicius Amaral continues to teach students in private and group classes daily. And GAME FIGHT BJJ has been classified as the fastest growing team in the world.

In addition, he is the Athletic Director in BJJ and Judo for the City of Rio de Janeiro’s youth program, “Athletes of the Future” and is also a certified instructor in weapons disarmament at the Police Academy of Rio de Janeiro, ACADEPOL.

With his unbreakable faith in God and commitment to GAME FIGHT BJJ, Vinicius Amaral creates CHAMPIONS!

Lineage of Master Vinicius Amaral

(From left to right)

Grandmaster: Helio Gracie

Master: Carlson Gracie

Master: Vincious Amaral

Master Vinicius Amaral