Robson Moura

About Us

The Robson Moura Academy was established in 2011 in Tampa, Florida. The goal of his academy is simple; provide the best possible Brazilian Jiu JItsu instruction. Planning for this opportunity took a great deal of time and effort, as well as identifying the right martial arts environment.  Robson has been designing programs since 1993 in anticipation of his first class at his United States Academies, and now he is ready to invite you into his dream – the best Jiu Jitsu in the best environment.   Come in today to see what Robson is all about and why he is the best Jiu Jitsu player and teacher in the world. Our classes are held in a state of the art facility at RMNU Headquarters at 11220 W. Hillsborough in Tampa, where you will have fun training, and become part of a larger community of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu players.  Call us now!

Chief Instructor

Professor Robson Moura


4th Degree Black Belt, 145 pounds – 8x World Champion.

World class instruction: Robson Moura holds his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under world renowned Nova Uniao co-founder Master Andre Pederneiras. Robson attained the rank of 1st degree black belt at the age of 18 under Andre!

In addition to his Academy, Robson directs two academies in Brazil and a world wide network of school under the banner of the Robson Moura Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association.

Competition Accomplishments:

Rickson Gracie Tournament 2009

1st Place – Featherweight Division

World Championships: 7

Years 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000 / 2002 / 2007

Brazilian Championships for Team: 6

Years 1997 / 1998 / 2000 / 2001 / 2002 / 2003

U.S. Nationals Pro Black Belt Champion: 2007

LA Sub X Champion: 2006

Pan American Championships: 2

Years: 1996 & 2007 – Los Angeles CA.

Rio de Janiero Championships: 8

Years: 1990 / 1991 / 1992 / 1993 / 1994 / 1995 / 1996 / 1997

Sao Paulo Championships: 3


Netherlands Open Championship: 1

Years: 1996

Challenge Med Cannibal Champion: 1

Year: 1996

Assistant Instructor

Alessandra Moura


Alessandra is a purple belt and wife of the World Champion Robson Moura. She is the program director and main instructor for the Children’s Program and Women’s program. She is also the first person to “Choke Out” Robson.