Welcome to Our Academy


The goal of the Montanha BJJ Team is to improve the life of every student with Jiu Jitsu and make them champions for life!


Montanha BJJ in Miami, Florida
offers world class Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training in Miami. We are the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school in the city of South Miami, perhaps the world, where it is common to see multiple world champions sharing the mats. The academy has produced champions on and off the mats. We offer classes for everyone, at every level! The benefits are health, self defense, stress release, fitness, friends and self awareness (to name a few). We make Champions for Life!

Professor Montanha

Professor Montanha going for it at the World's Championships
Professor Montanha going for it at the World's Championships

danielpage03Professor Daniel Nycz De Lima (Montanha)
is the owner and head instructor of Montanha Jiu Jitsu Academy, the best BJJ school in South Miami. Raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Montanha is an accomplished competitor. Professor Daniel was awarded his black belt by Master Carlos Gracie, Jr. Daniel is a currently a 4th degree black belt.

Born in Brazil, Daniel began his martial arts journey at the age of 4, competing in Judo. By the age of 7 his family enrolled Daniel in a Gracie Jiu Jitsu school in Rio De Janeiro, where he continued to compete.

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