At Ralph Gracie Mission Viejo-CA, the intent is to provide a well-rounded environment that allows students of all ages to learn about self-defense, increase awareness, and maintain a high level of physical conditioning. While we encourage and even push students to get better, our programs are designed to let them progress at their own pace. It's the best way to ensure their abilities and confidence are maximized.
Member of the Golden Generation with over 25 years of experience, Marcelo is Rio de Janeiro State, Brazilian, American, Pan American and World Champion. He was also 3 times Bronze medal at the first World Championships when Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu started to become recognized internationally. He has amazing technique skills and is always building strong relationships through Jiu-Jitsu, which is a great way to build confidence and ensure character.
MARCELO BOB LUCENA 4TH DEGREE BLACK BELT HEAD INSTRUCTOR