Winning'est School in Jiu Jitsu?

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  1. peidro223

    peidro223 Purple Belt

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    Does anyone know? Not a network like Gracie Barra or something but just the school with the most medalists, most world champs, or most team wins?
     
  2. Nasiello

    Nasiello Purple Belt

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    Are you taking in the US? or period? It's more than likely going to be a Rio based team hands down if you're talking world-wide and historically.
     
  3. envee

    envee White Belt

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    most medalists and team wins in what? joe blow's backyard tournament? naga grand prix extreme?
     
  4. thapa

    thapa Guest

    Fabio Gurgel's Sao Paolo Alliance school has to be at the top in the modern era for medals and world champs earned while training at the school.

    I suspect that the Arrebencatao team may hold the all time record, but they weren't around in the modern era with the tournaments we know today.
     
  5. snoop dogg***

    snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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    Im guessing the alliance HQ. where cavalcanti teaches
     
  6. KarateFist

    KarateFist Purple Belt

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    the Atlanta school has produced zero black belt champions so if you're gonna go with one Alliance school, it'll be the one in Sao Paulo
     
  7. Supereem

    Supereem Black Belt

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    Maybe BTT since they all trained together. They earned quite a few medals for their short period of having serious competitors. Im not sure if they qualify though as they all came from different Carlson schools.
     
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    kintana Purple Belt

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    I always assumed Alliance HQ
     
  9. peidro223

    peidro223 Purple Belt

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    So what would the winningest US school be?
     
  10. EGDM

    EGDM Green Belt

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    That depends heavily on which medals you count. There are 2-3 dozen folks at Alliance HQ with medals at various belt levels from IBJJF major tournaments. If you're talking about Mundials and black belt only, then it almost has to be Alliance Sao Paulo. Fabio Gurgel is the man.
     
  11. the heed

    the heed Look at the size of that boy's heed.

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    back in the day, Team Carlson Gracie definitely was one of the most feared.
     
  12. chaps

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    probably Gracie Barra.
     
  13. peidro223

    peidro223 Purple Belt

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    so what would the winningest US school be?
     

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