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Episode 19: Salvatore Tempo on the evolution of Brazilian Jiujitsu


Salvatore Tempo, or Salvo for brief is a third diploma black belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu and proprietor of Gracie Barra Tub, the Head Quarters of Gracie Barra within the South West of the UK, Gracie Barra West Wilts and co-owner of Gracie Barra Gillingham. He’s a two time NAGA European Champion and Grappler’s Quest champion. Salvo grew up in Sicily and had a ardour for martial arts as a younger boy, practising all the pieces he might get his fingers on, from boxing and Kung Fu to wrestling, after which MMA within the rising fight sports activities scene within the UK, nevertheless it was his first encounter with Brazilian Jiujitsu and his fundamental instructor Professor Carlos Lemos Jnr, that modified his life perpetually and put him on a aircraft to Brazil after which the USA, the place he educated with among the greatest names within the sport.

Returning to the UK Salvo had a dream of instructing jiujitsu for a dwelling and arrange Gracie Barra Tub in 2007, again when most individuals hadn’t even heard of Brazilian jiujitsu. And that’s the place our paths crossed,  I first met Salvo approach again in 2011 and I’ve been with him ever since, getting all my belts from white to black from his fingers and it’s been a pleasure to observe his college students and academy develop and develop and increase to new places across the South West.

Jiujitsu has actually developed loads since these early days, however we are able to let Salvo inform that story, so right here he’s.

Hyperlinks:

Gracie Barra Tub (South West HQ)

Gracie Barra West Wilts

Gracie Barra Gillingham

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