Carlos Farias is a third degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with over 20 years of experience in training and competing, and nearly 12 years of experience teaching adults and children the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Carlos is currently number 6 in the World for the Adult IBJJF rankings. Carlos came to the United States from Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil where he studied Jiu-Jitsu under professor Guillherme Santos. He received his black belt from MMA veteran Roberto “Spider” Traven, a 6th degree black belt, 1999 Abu Dhabi Absolute Champion and two-time World Champion. Under Traven’s instruction and mentor ship, Carlos has earned multiple titles in Brazil, and a variety of United States and World titles.