Instructors at 99 Jiu-Jitsu Academy San Diego

Eduardo Telles Moriera – Owner/Head Jiu-Jitsu Instructor
  • 2017 European World Champion (Absolute & Medium Heavy)
  • 2015 European World Champion (Medium Heavy & Open Class)
  • 2013 No-Gi World Champion
  • Pan American Champion (2007)
  • Brazilian National Champion – CBJJE (2008)
  • World Silver Medallist (1999 – Purple Belt) 3x
  • World Bronze Medallist (2000 – Brown Belt, 2008 and 2010 Black Belt);
  • 2x Pan American Silver Medallist (2005, 2006)
  • 3x Brazilian National Silver Medallist (2001, 2005, 2006)
  • 3x Pan American Bronze Medallist (2002 – Pesado and Absolute, 2004 Pesado)
Eduardo Telles is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Fabio Gurgel and one of the most criative grapplers in the World. Famed for being a fan of the “Esquijitsu” (termed “weird Jiu-Jitsu” for it’s uniqueness) he created several atacks from the turtle guard, revolutionizing what once was defensive position. He also created several trademark setups from a position that became famous as the “Octupus Guard……

Sergio Rios – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor


Paulo Magalhaes

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor (Adults & Kids)



Jason Moreira– Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor & MMA

Jason has been practicing jiu-jitsu since he was five years old. He
was heavily influenced and inspired by his father, Eduardo Telles
Moreira, “The Turtle Master”. Jason began his journey at TT in Sao
Paulo, Brazil under Carlos Galvao. He received his orange belt in 2010,
at the age of 11. After his father moved to California, Jason lost some
of his motivation to train, but he soon decided to go live and train
with Telles in the United States. He received his bluebelt at 17 and
began helping teach the Kids BJJ program at 99 HQ. His accomplishments
over the years include, 2009 Sao Paulo State Champion, 2017 SJJIF World
League Vice Champion (Southern California), 2018 SJJIF World League
Champion (Southern California), and 2019 IBJJF Tokyo Open Bronze

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