A Chat with Tony Passos Jiu Jitsu
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
A core component of Tony Passos Jiu Jitsu is the hands-on coaching and individually tailored instruction. The academy’s instructors work closely with all of its students in setting goals, developing personal training plans, competition strategies, and approaching BJJ from a holistic point of view.
What’s one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
We are a diverse and tight knit team valuing inclusiveness and camaraderie. Treating everyone with respect on the mat goes a long way to establishing relationships and learning BJJ techniques and body mechanics.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Tony began training BJJ at age 18 in his hometown of Recife, Brazil. By 2002 he was teaching in the States and opened his own academy in 2008. Tony’s standard for exceptional quality BJJ and his passion for teaching and coaching has led him to dedicate his career to the development of his students
What do you love most about your job?
I love being able to wake up every morning and enjoy going to work. My satisfaction comes from seeing my students achieve their fullest potential.