Lucas Luz

Over 20 years of jiu-jitsu

 

Lucas Luz is the Head Instructor at Gracie Swindon, he was awarded his black belt at the Legendary Gracie Academy at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil under Rolker Gracie, son of Helio Gracie, founder of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

 

Currently he continues his studies in Jiu Jitsu under the supervision of Master Robin Gracie.

 

Lucas has been training Jiu Jitsu for 20 years in Brazil. He began his journey in Jiu Jitsu in Nova Geração BJJ academy with Master Francisco “Toco”. During his journey he’s trained with the multi time world champion Celsinho Venicius.

 

He arrived in 2008 as a purple belt at a more traditional BJJ Academy, the world legendary Gracie Humaita where he was honoured with his black belt.

 

He is the founder of LUZ BJJ, head Instructor of Gracie Swindon and an active black belt competitor of Robin Gracie Team. Lucas has already fought in several international tournaments in different countries, such as Spain, Brazil, Denmark and England.

 

He wishes to develop Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Swindon and around the UK, putting all of his real passion in Jiu Jitsu as a martial art and way of life.

Lineage

 

Mitsuyo Maeda -> Carlos Gracie -> Helio Gracie -> Rolker Gracie -> Lucas Luz

Recent achievements

  • 2015 Copa Prime Champion
  • 2016 NAGA Champion
  • 2016 International Brighton Championship second place
  • 2017 IBJJF Copenhagen Open Gi Champion
  • 2017 IBJJF Copenhagen Open No Gi Champion
  • 2017 IBJJF Copenhagen Open No Gi Absolute second place
  • 2018 IBJJF London Winter International Third Place
  • 2018 Bristol Open BJJ Absolute Champion

Experiences

  • Former lieutenant of the Brazilian navy
  • Graduated in business administration
  • Gym instructor
  • First aid course
  • IBJJF referee course