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ALL ABOUT DRACULINO
Professor Vinicius "Draculino" Magalhaes is a fourth degree black belt under Carlos Gracie and has been teaching
Brazillian Jiu Jitsu for over 18 years. He is widely considered one of the leading instructors of BJJ in the world, instructing many
MMA and grappling champions, and has produced one of the top selling BJJ instructional videos of all time.
Draculino grew up with Ryan, Ralph, and Renzo Gracie, taking classes under both Jean Jacques Machado and Carlos Gracie Jr. at the original Gracie Barra Academy.
He began competition early, earning chanpionships from the blue belt upwards.
Draculino is the head instructor of both Gracie Barra Texas (www.graciebarratx.com) and the venerable Gracie Barra BH school in Brazil
(www.jjbh.com) and has over 30 affiliated schools with over 100 total black belts.
Over the years he has produced over 25 world BJJ champions.
- 4x Pan American Champion
- Pan American No-Gi Champion
- 2x Brazillian National Champion
- 2x Silver Medalist of World BJJ Championships
- No-Gi International Master and Senior Champion
- MMA Lightweight Champion
- Abu-Dhabi Veteran