Comprido BJJ Instructors

Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros

Founder of Comprido BJJ | 7x BJJ World Champion

Comprido, whose nickname means “long” or “lanky” in Portuguese, was born on October 1st, 1977, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He grew up in the heart of the BJJ capital during its golden age, surrounded by neighbors and friends who would become champions and legends of the sport. This was a time of tremendous growth for BJJ, and some of its greatest champions emerged from this era and region.

Marcelo Cazuza

Marcelo “Cazuza” began practicing jiu jitsu in 1991 with the master Sérgio “Bolão” Souza. He earned his black belt from …

Aditya “Darkness” Nayar

Aditya “Darkness” Nayar is a well-accomplished purple belt under Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros. Aditya has been practicing Jiu-Jitsu for over 5 years and has …

Marcus Charles

Marcus Charles is a Martial Arts Instructor based in Chicago. At the age of 16, he first got into physical fitness and bodybuilding …