Ronaldo Jacare Set To Open Dream BJJ Academy in Florida
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É com muita felicidade, que dei início ao projeto tão sonhado em ter a minha própria academia, gostaria de agradecer ao excelente trabalho da Designer @crisgusmao.usa que vem trabalhando para deixar tudo perfeito. Em breve em Orlando: Ronaldo Jacaré BJJ Academy. 😁🐊 <> I am so happy to say that I have just started the project of my BJJ Academy. I am so thankful for @crisgusmao.usa expert designer for having embraced this project with me . She is doing an amazing job . Coming to Orlando soon : Ronaldo Jacare BJJ Academy
A few years ago, Jacare even said that he’d probably make more money running a BJJ academy and affiliates than fighting Pro MMA:
“I’m happy to be fighting. But I have no problem stopping fighting. I stopped competing in jiu-jitsu in 2005 when I was at the top of my career, and if I think it’s too much for me, that I’m full of it, I can stop fighting. That’s it. I can open my own gym, make as much money as I make fighting, and be happy. I have this dream of having my own gym, so I have no problem stopping fighting.”
“No, it doesn’t go through my mind to stop fighting, but if I get full of it, I can stop fighting. I can teach. I have this leverage. And I’m sure, I’ll have a lot of students. Do the math, 400 students training with me.”
Jacare teaching his sons:
It is still not clear whether Jacare will continue his MMA career, or retire and focus on teaching Jiu-Jitsu and maybe even competing in Jiu-Jitsu once again.