Head Professor: Eduardo Barboza da Silva (Eduardo Barboza) is a Brazilian jiu jitsu martial arts black belt under Master Júlio César Pereira and a representative of the GF Team in the sport’s international circuit. One of the top rooster weights of his generation, Eduardo Barboza has conquered medals in important tournaments such as the IBJJF World Championship and Pan American Championship as well as the Rio International Open.
Founder: Our gym is founded by 5th Degree Black Belt Nelson Alves, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1975. Nelson first began training at age 7 at Reyson Gracie's Academy. He progressed in his judo efforts under Geraldo Bernardes the coach for the Brazilian National Team in four Olympics. He also trained under Rilion Gracie, and eventually Coral Belt Paulo Caruso, where he earned his black belt in 1998.
At Quantum Athletics, we believe that the training of martial arts is a lifelong expedition and way of life. It is a journey that prepares practitioners with essential life skills and core foundations that will in turn, bring out the best in themselves. We seek to empower our students to be in full control of challenges they might encounter outside of the mats - both physically and emotionally. We encourage all our students to constantly push themselves, and to rise above all barriers.