Alliance was founded in 1993 by Fabio Gurgel, Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti, Alexandre Paiva and Fernando Gurgel. Alliance is recognized as one of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools in the world; known not only for their technicality and quality, but also for their professionalism. Alliance has made hundreds of World Champions, over 25 of them at the black belt level. We now have over 150 affiliated schools spread throughout Brazil and the World. No matter where you are, you can train at an Alliance facility.