About the Instructor

Sensei Paulo Guillobel

paulo-IMG_00661 Paulo Guillobel is a 5th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, an Author, and the Founder of Guillobel Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu San Clemente Academy. What began as a little martial arts school in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro is now an internationally known successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School which has been voted the Best Martial Arts School in San Clemente for the last four years (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017). Paulo and the Guillobel Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team have helped over 1,000 people in his community and around the globe empower themselves using the teachings of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Martial Arts Principles and Character Development. Paulo Guillobel’s famous book Mastering the 21 Immutable Principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu helps Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students from all over the world get a better understanding of the most important basic principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu not always taught at BJJ Schools. Paulo has been teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since 1994, making him one of the most experienced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors in Orange County, CA. He has had an outstanding Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu career winning several international tournaments: 2-Time World Master No-Gi Champion (2008 and 2011) and 6-Time Pan American Champion (2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006 and 2003)   Guillobel is also a member of the international Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association and the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.