Along with his brothers, Pedro Valente has achieved enormous success in the BJJ community. While running their amazing Miami academy, training members of the United States Military, as well as local and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, the Valente brothers have given back to Jiu Jitsu as much as it has given to them.
On this episode of RŌL Radio listen as Pedro shares his Jiu Jitsu philosophy. A philosophy that Pedro applies to every aspect of his life. One ingrained in him through the teachings of his father Pedro Sr., and their mentor and close family friend, Grandmaster Helio Gracie.
Pedro also shares wonderful personal stories about Helio, how the Valente brothers made their way to the US, and how they built one of the most respected BJJ academies in the world.
Here is RŌL Radio with one of four members in his family promoted to black belt by Helio Gracie, Pedro Valente.
Episode 39 Highlights:
4:32 Thinking Outside the Box
19:54 Raised with the Jiu Jitsu Philosophy
27:11 Memories of “Uncle” Helio
36:40 Sucess in America
50:12 Honesty and Expression in Jiu Jitsu
59:50 Five Questions
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