Marcio Simas and Carlos Gracie Jr. founded the Florida Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation with the vision to grow and expand Jiu-Jitsu all over the state of Florida. Since its inception, Jiu-jitsu has grown dramatically in the state of Florida and they’re numerous schools in every part that you go. The Federation aims to promote the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu all over the state and helping in the education of others with regards to the rules and regulations put forth by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
The FBJJF also holds the Florida Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu State Championships every year with the goal to further evolve Jiu-Jitsu in the state of Florida and to also help popularize Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with people from all over the region.
Each year Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grows more and more in Florida and it is the vision of the FBJJF to help unify all practitioners in the state to enhance, popularize and evolve the art as much as possible.