Dean Lister will be at Da Firma Training Center 912 Professional Place Chesapeake VA, 23320 April 3, 2021, tickets are $125.00 limited to only 30 people. If you plan to attend, I would get your tickets now!

ANDRE MONTEIRO Gracie Jiu Jitsu Instructor

Chesapeake Martial Arts


Andre "Tim" Monteiro is from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He was introduced to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 1992, at the New Generation Academy, where he became a top student and trained for competitions. By 1999, he received his purple belt and became the children's group instructor at the academy.

Andre Monteiro Biography:

At age 17, Andre earned a sports scholarship to attend Gama Filho University, eventually earning his degree in physical therapy. While at university, Andre volunteered with a sports related social program where he coordinated and taught Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo lessons to disadvantaged kids in Rio de Janeiro. Andre earned his black belt in 2003 and began teaching Brazilian jiu jitsu seminars throughout Brazil, Europe and the United States. During his years practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, he has always competed in the most highly regarded competitions.

Currently Andre has over 37 affiliated schools around the world (including DTC) and owns A-Force Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Little Neck, Queens, New York.

Recent and Notable Accomplishments

Adult Black Belt:

  • 4X Super-Fight Champion
  • Pan American 2005 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
  • American National 2008 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
  • American National 2008 Silver Medal (absolute)
  • Pan American 2011 Silver Medal (feather master)
  • Pan American Nogi 2011 Champion (feather adult)
  • Houston Open 2012 Bronze medal (feather adult)
  • Miami Open International 2012 Champion (feather master)
  • Miami Open International 2012 Silver Medal (absolute)
  • Europeans 2013 Bronze Medal (light-feather adult)
  • World Champion 2013 Champion (feather master)
  • Rome Open 2013 Champion (feather adult)
  • European Nogi 2013 Silver Medal (feather adult)
  • NY Open 2013 Champion (feather adult)
  • Worlds CBJJO 2014 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
  • Munich Open 2014 Silver (feather adult)
  • NY Pro 2014 Champion (feather master)
  • NY Open 2015 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
  • Boston Open 2015 Silver Medal (feather adult)
  • Atlanta Open 2015 Silver Medal (feather adult)

Non Black Belt:

  • 2X Rio de Janeiro State Champion
  • 2X Brazilian National Champion

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