Darren DeSalvo has been practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) for over 24 years. Born and raised in Kenner, Louisiana and is a 2nd-degree black belt under the legendary Jean Jacques Machado.
Professor DeSalvo has been training with the Machado’s since 2007 and before that trained with Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu team. Professor DeSalvo is a regular training partner of former UFC/ADCC champ Ricco Rodriguez. When you train at Cyclone Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy not only will you train in sports jiu-jitsu but also self-defense, no-gi jiu-jitsu, and MMA or Vale Tudo. Cyclone Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will get you ready for world jiu-jitsu competitions, self-defense on the street and to fight in the ring or cage if you desire. If you wanna be the best you train with the best.
Trained under Jean Jacques Machado and has been practicing BJJ for over 20 years
Regular training partner of former UFC/ADCC champ Ricco Rodriguez
Applies sport fighting to self defense principles for protection.