Professor Jonatas Eliaquim, from Brazil and head instructor of two academies in France, has 3 Degree Black Belt under Carlos Gracie .jr
With more than 12 years of teaching experience in Jiu Jitsu, he is a primary example of a man who is fully dedicating his life to Gracie Barra . Professor Jonatas Eliaquim with his personality, energy and professional skills make the essence of Gracie Barra in France.
Arrived in France in 2004 Professor Jonatas Eliaquim accomplished a huge work for Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu, a sport hitherto unknown in France. He is currently manages two Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu academies in France (in Paris and in Rennes) with more than 120 members each.
He has formed 5 black belts and several brown belts who are now capable to continue the work initiated by him and to ensure the continuation of the Academies.
Professor is now ready and willing to provide his expertise and knowledge for the profit of Gracie Barra Academy in San Antonio TX
He is charismatic, attentive and loves teaching. He is an outstanding role-model and mentor to all of his students. It was always Professor Eliaquim dream to be the head professor at a Gracie Barra Academy. He is proud to make San Antonio his home.