Felipe "Zicro" Neto (Head Instructor)
- Alliance 5th Degree Black Belt under Romero Jacar√© Cavalcante
- Director / Head Instructor of Zicro Academy
- Degree in Physical Education Estacio de Sa University (RJ)
- Legal Studies at Santa Ursula University (RJ)
- Member of Alliance Jiu-Jitsu Team
Felipe is a practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and is the head instructor of the Zicro Academy, in Tallahassee, Florida. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Zicr√≥ began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at 17 years old. He has trained for many years under such notable masters as founders of Alliance Jiu-Jitsu Romero "Jacar√©" Cavalcanti and Fabio Gurgel. He was promoted to Black Belt on January 20, 1998 in the Master Jiu-Jitsu academy in Atlanta, Georgia. Zicr√≥ currently holds the rank of¬†black belt, fifty degree¬†in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Felipe has competed extensively throughout Brazil and the US. He has held a number of titles in Brazil. In the US he held the Florida State Champion, NAGA, Calhoun MMA Champion, co-champion in the PanAmerican Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu games in Los Angeles, CA and many more.¬†
Lateef Bryant (BJJ Assistant Instructor)
- Brown Belt under Felipe Neto
- IBJJF 2011 Pan Ams Bronze Medalist - Blue Belt Heavyweight
- 2011 Lutador Open No Gi Silver Medalist - Intermediate Light Heavyweight
- 2011 Lutador Open Bronze Medalist - Blue Belt Light Heavyweight
- 2010 Florida State Championship Bronze Medalist - Light Heavyweight
- Amateur MMA record 1-0
- Degree in Physical Therapy, Howard University, Washington, DC
- Currently pursuing Strength and Conditioning Certification
Jasmine Halle (Kids BJJ Assistant Instructor)
- Pan Ams Ibjjf -(Competing in Juvenile) 2nd in weight, 3rd in absolutes
- Lutador-ATL (Competing in Women) 1st in blue, 2nd in absolutes-all belts ranks
- MMAC Tampa 1st place in Juvenile female gi 1st place in womens Gi 1st place womens no gi light 3nd place womens no gi middle
- Jacksonville Sunshine Open 2nd place Juvenile male gi 2nd place Juvenile male no gi 2nd place Womens Gi 1st Place Juvenile female gi
- Torque Orlando 1st place Juvenile male 1st place Juvenile female
Brandon Ryals (MMA Instructor)
- Over 10 years of training and teaching.
- Purple Belt under Felipe Neto
- Training under great instructors; including multiple Kickboxing World¬†¬†¬† Champion Justin Pickett, 4th Degree BJJ black belt Felipe ‚ÄúZicro‚ÄĚ Neto, and Frank Shamrock‚Äôs IFL vet Josh Odom.
- Mix Martial Arts veteran.
- Fought all throughout Georgia and has carried his fighters up and down the east coast for competitions.
- Brandon‚Äôs instruction style is detailed, and caters to students of all ages and skill levels, whether they are seeking self-defense training, weight-loss motivation, or have an interest in serious competition.
Deanna B. (Kickboxing & Fitness Instructor)
- CAFAA certified group exercise instructor.
- B.S in Exercise Science.
- Master in Public Health.
- Balck Belt in Tae Kuan Do.
- 5 years of experience in Kickboxing/ HITT.
- Certified Insanity trainer/ RIPPED. ¬†