Our Team

Marcus Lopes

marcusMarcus started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2001 when he was 16 years old, training in Brazil under Master Thiago, from whom he received a black belt. Marcus' classes are extremely popular and he is known among the CAIA team and members for his technical ability, passion and excellent teaching ability. Marcus also helps prepare the CAIA team for BJJ competitions, where our competitors have already captures many medals. 

Marcus is also a qualified personal trainer, and is guaranteed to help you achieve your fitness goals. Marcus will help you discover new fitness limits, and his fitness classes are a great way to help you lose weight, tone up, strengthen and improve!

Qualifications and experience:

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Thiago Silva
  • B9 – Barbosa Jiu Jitsu Team
  • Certificate III and IV in Fitness - Certified Personal Trainer