Italo Lima Costa

Advanced Coach

Italo is our black belt advanced instructor. He started training in 2008 with Prof. Talison Soares. He began training in Arizona with Paul and Queixinho’s teams in 2021 as brown belt. He received his black belt under the Ares association in 2021.

Italo won IBJJF Worlds in 2012 at blue belt. He won CBJJE Worlds in 2019 at brown belt in both his division and the open class. He is also a 2X American Nationals champion, and holds title in multiple IBJJF Opens, the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials, and Brazilian North & Northeast. Additionally, Italo has a Fight 2 Win Invitational record of 5-0.

Coach Italo’s Classes

  • Monday 7pm – 8:30pm Gi Mixed-Levels
  • Tuesday 7pm – 8:30pm Gi Mixed-Levels
  • Thursday 7pm – 8:30pm Gi Mixed-Levels
  • Friday 7pm – 8:30pm Gi Mixed-Levels