As Labour Day dawns in Australia, it’s a momentous occasion for us at Gracie Sydney Jiu-Jitsu to express our profound gratitude and appreciation for the incredible team that makes our academy an extraordinary place to be. Our journey in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu would not be the same without the dedicated individuals who form the backbone of our institution. Join us as we pay tribute to the remarkable professionals who contribute to the daily excellence we strive to deliver.

Meet the Gracie Sydney Jiu-Jitsu Team:
  1. Bruno Panno – Director: At the helm of our academy is Bruno Panno, whose vision and leadership have been instrumental in shaping our success. His passion for Jiu-Jitsu and commitment to its growth have been the driving force behind our thriving community.Bruno - BJJ Director
  2. Higor Knoblauch – General Manager: Higor Knoblauch, our General Manager, ensures the seamless operation of our academy. His dedication to maintaining a welcoming and supportive environment for all our members is truly commendable.Higor - Gracie Sydney General Manager
  3. Elisa Thimoteo – Marketing Specialist: Elisa Thimoteo, our Marketing Specialist, plays a pivotal role in spreading the word about Gracie Sydney Jiu-Jitsu. Her innovative marketing strategies help us connect with the broader community and share the benefits of Jiu-Jitsu.Elisa Marketing Specialist
  4. Beatriz Fiori – Marketing Analyst: Assisting Elisa is Beatriz Fiori, whose creativity and attention to detail make our marketing efforts shine. Together, they form a dynamic duo that keeps our message strong and impactful.Beatriz - Gracie Sydney Sales Analyst
  5. Antonio Kapincho – Head Coach: Antonio Kapincho, our Head Coach, embodies the essence of Jiu-Jitsu. His dedication to teaching and mentoring our students goes beyond technique, instilling valuable life lessons along the way.Antonio - BJJ Head Coach
  6. Domenico Novello – NoGi Specialist Coach: Domenico Novello specializes in NoGi Jiu-Jitsu, expanding our students’ horizons and enhancing their grappling skills. His expertise adds depth to our curriculum.Domenico Novello - No Gi specialist
  7. Felipe Lemos – Kids Specialist Coach: Nurturing the next generation of Jiu-Jitsu practitioners, Felipe Lemos brings enthusiasm and patience to his role as Kids Specialist Coach. He instills discipline, respect, and confidence in our young members.Felipe - BJJ Kids specialist
  8. Anne Soares – Female Specialist Coach: Anne Soares, our Female Specialist Coach, empowers women in our academy. Her dedication to creating a supportive and empowering environment for female practitioners is truly inspiring.Anne - BJJ Female class
  9. Saige Soares – Proactive Instructor: Saige Soares, our Proactive Instructor, ensures that every member’s needs are met. Her willingness to go the extra mile ensures that Gracie Sydney Jiu-Jitsu remains a place where everyone feels valued and included.Saige - BJJ Instructor

As we celebrate Labour Day in Australia, we extend our heartfelt thanks to the entire Gracie Sydney Jiu-Jitsu team. Each member contributes their unique skills and passion, making our academy a place where individuals of all ages and backgrounds can thrive. Together, we are not just a team; we are a family united by the love of Jiu-Jitsu.

To everyone who has walked through our doors, thank you for being part of this incredible journey. We look forward to continuing to provide you with an excellent Jiu-Jitsu experience that enriches your life both on and off the mats. Happy Labor Day, and here’s to many more years of growth and success together!