Who is the Lizard

Francisco Azevedo, also Known as Chico Lagarto, started training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1989 under his teacher Luiz Paulo in the City of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that has gyms overseas in countries such as Australia, USA, Spain, China, Dubai , Chile, etc.

Francisco, currently ranked as black belt, uses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a tool to teach the harmony of respect, wisdom and conditioning. For him, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the better way to have a quality life.

His fun and interactive classes, coupled with a friendly environment, provides an enjoyable way of learning one of the fastest growing sports in the world.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie sr > Reyson Gracie > Osvaldo Alves > Luiz Paulo > Chico Lagarto(Francisco)

Benefits of Learning Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

  • great cardio workout and a fun way to get into shape
  • learn an authentic and traditional martial art
  • safe, friendly atmosphere
  • gain life skills and build confidence