Professor Marcio “Tortinho” Nunes
“If you ask me what belt I am today I’ll tell you that I’m a white belt that never gave up” – Jean Jacques Machado
Born in Rio De Janeiro Brazil, Marcio has dedicated over 30 years studying the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The solid techniques and fluidity displayed by Marcio Nunes, are a result of a combination of years dedicated to the art as well as the experience acquired during countless tournaments both in Brazil and Canada. While training in Brazil at Gracie Barra under the tutelage of Carlos Gracie Jr., Marcio had the great opportunity of meeting Roberto “Gordo” Correira, who became a great friend and mentor. Under the instruction of Gordo, Marcio earned his Black Belt in 2008.
Currently a 3rd Degree Black Belt, Marcio has been teaching BJJ for over 25 years. Marcio specializes in Gi, No-Gi, and self defense. Marcio has had the pleasure of teaching all levels and ages of athletes, from beginners to UFC fighters. His mandate in BJJ is to maintain consistent improvement of techniques, as well as showing anyone who is willing to learn, how BJJ can improve their lives.
Marcio is currently teaching in Burlington, Ontario servicing Halton and surrounding areas.