The Alliance team have many representatives across the world. Their three flagship academies are located in Atlanta Georgia, Sao Paulo, and here — in Rio de Janeiro.
The Rio gym is headed by Alliance co-founder Alexandre Paiva, known to everyone as Gigi — and he shares with us the story of how the team was formed.
A fifth degree black belt, Gigi operates a large team with a diverse group of students. In this video, he discusses balancing the need of everyday practitioners while also training for competition success. Here’s how he does it.
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Video by Hywel Teague