Staff List


Fabio Lima
 
 
Fabio Lima was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1981. He came to New York City in 1993 and started Jiu Jitsu under Renzo Gracie in 2004. In 2009 He started training with Marcelo Garcia until 2015 when he moved to Detroit to start the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gym in the City of Detroit and the only Marcelo Garcia Association in Michigan. Fabio is a Marcelo Garcia black belt and he has competed in many competitions on the national and International stage.
5X Grapplers Quest - Light Feather Gold Medalist (White, Blue, Purple belt)
2012 Grapplers Quest - Absolute Division Silver Medalist (Purple belt)
2013 Boston Spring International Open - Adult Light Feather Division Silver Medalist (Purple belt)
2013 Boston Spring International Open - Absolute Division Bronze Medalist (Purple belt)
2013 New York Spring International Open - Adult Light Feather Bronze Medalist (Purple belt)
2015 New York Pride Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gold Medalist (Brown belt)
2015 New York Spring International Open - Silver Medalist (Brown belt)
2016 Chicago Grappling Games - Adult Light Weight Gold Medalist (Brown belt)
2017 New York Spring International Open – Light Feather Division Silver Medalist (Black belt)
2017 Grappling Industries - Light Feather Division Gold Medalist (Black belt)
2017 Grappling Games Chicago – Light Feather Division Gold Medalist (Black belt)
2017 Atlanta Summer International Open – Master 1 Light Feather Division Bronze Medalist (Black belt)
2017 Charlotte International Open – Master 2 Light Feather Gold Medalist; Absolute Division Bronze Medalist (Black belt)
2017 Fuji BJJ Tournament Columbus, Ohio Super Fight- Gold medalist (Black Belt)
Mamoon Nagi
 Mamoon Nagi is an active competitor and a blue belt under Fabio Lima. He started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in April of 2017. Mamoon has an athletic background participated in a variety of sports ever since the age of six.
Juan Zavala
Juan Zavala has been training exclusively in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2010. He is a brown belt under Fabio Lima and has competed in multiple local tournaments. He enjoys working with new students and taking the time to study, breakdown, and explain fundamental techniques, especially those applicable to self defense.
Jesse Lowe
Jesse Lowe was born in Detroit in 1985. He started training JiuJitsu under Carlos “Caique” Elias,” Warrior Way/AMMA in 2010. In 2011, Jesse began teaching classes at AMMA. During 2015, he began training at Detroit’s 313 Brazilian JiuJitsu. In December 2017 Jesse Lowe received his brown belt under Fabio Lima. 
Shelby Norment
Shelby is currently a blue belt under Fabio Lima and enjoys competing regularly. She has a background in gymnastics and triathlon, including an Ironman finish in 2012. 
Ken Short
Ken Short is a purple belt instructor that has been training the art of Jiu-Jitsu since 2011. He has competed many times with with double silver medalists in no gi worlds and many gold and even double gold wins across the country. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors and training Jiu-Jitsu.
Marcus Bonito
Marcus 'Cavacazinho' was born in São Paulo and was introduced to the 'Arte Suave' in 2010 by Mestre Greg Eldred ( Carlos 'Caique' Elias). He was awarded his Blue Belt by Mestre Tyrone Gooden (Rigan Machado). On February 2016 joined 313BJJ. He was awarded his Purple Belt by Masters Fabio Lima and Zander Heinen.