Professor
Thiago Ximenes

Professor Thiago  Ximenes is a native of Brazil with over 35 years of experience in the martial arts. He started Judo at the age of 4 years old. Professor Ximenes has had the opportunity to compete and travel the world as a world-class elite competitor for the sport of Judo and has medaled  at multiple international events including world championships.  During his pursuit to constantly improve and gain more knowledge he started his path in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and transferred his Olympic level competitive mindset to the sport of BJJ. Professor Ximenes is now a 1 stripe (1st degree) black belt and owns and operates a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo academy in the heart of old town Scottsdale Arizona. His academy in Scottsdale is able to offer services for all people. Non-competitors and competitors alike are welcome. Professor Ximenes wants to share his knowledge with others and does so by focusing on details with his students and mentoring children and adults which helps them with everything from confidence, fitness, focus, and even producing the next generation of elite athletes. Professor Ximenes is part of the Dould Five Jiu Jitsu Association which is a new association but well established with multiple world ranked athletes, many high level BJJ champions and dedicated students enjoying the pursuit of knowledge which those in BJJ refer to as a BJJ Lifestyle! Here is Professor Ximenes competitive BJJ record.

THIAGO VEIGA XIMENES

Black Belt, Judo and Jiu Jitsu
Competitions IBJJF – International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation

2015
* Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship IBJJF 3rd place (heavy)
* International Vegas Sumer Open IBJJF Champion (heavy)
* International Dallas Open IBJJF 3rd place (Ultra heavy)
* AUSTIN INTERNATIONAL OPEN 2nd place (Super Heavy)


2014
* American National Jiu-Jitsu Championship 1st place (Super heavy)
* American National Jiu-Jitsu Championship 3rd place (Open class)
* International Atlanta open IBJJF 3rd place (Ultra Heavy)
* International Atlanta open IBJJF 2nd place ( Open Class)
* International Las Vegas Open IBJJF 3rd place (Super Heavy)
* Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship IBJJF 2nd place (Super Heavy)
* ARIZONA OPEN 1st  place (Super Heavy)
* ABU DABHI PRO 2nd place (Super Heavy)
* LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL OPEN 2nd place (Super Heavy)

 

2013
* World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 3rd place (Super Heavy)

 

2012
* Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship IBJJF 3rd place (Super Heavy)
* BRAZILIAN NATIONALTEAM IBJJF 2nd place
* World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 3rd place (Super Heavy)

2011
* European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2nd place (Ultra heavy)
* European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2nd place (Open Class)
* ABU DABHI PRO 3rd (Ultra Heavy)


2010
* World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2nd place (Ultra Heavy)
* BRAZILIAN NATIONAL IBJJF 3rd place (Ultra Heavy)
* STATE SAO PAULO 2nd place

2009
* Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship IBJJF 2nd place (Super Heavy)
* STATE SAO PAULO CHAMPION
* BRAZILIAN NATIONAL IBJJF 3rd place (Ultra Heavy)

2008
* International RIO OPEN 3rd place IBJJF (Super Heavy)

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