Name: Carlos Vieira
Position: Head Coach
Belt: 4th Degree Black Belt
Other Disciplines: Brown Belt in Judo
Weight Division: Under 73kgs
Carlos "Portuges" Vieira born November 2, 1977 in Sao Paulo, Brazil is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter and teacher. He began training in 1992 after trialing a class with friends. Since then he has won various titles including European Champion, Pan American Champion and Brazilian National Champion (see his full list of titles).
Portugues(as he is most commonly known) has worked and shared his talent in various countries including Brazil, Spain, United States of America, Portugal, United Kingdom and Iceland just to name a few and is now expanding in Australia.
Carlos Português Eduardo started Jiu-Jitsu at 15 years of age, at the KITO RYU Jiu-Jitsu gym, with Master Jorge Pina Barbosa, in São Lourenço MG, Brazil in 1992. He trained with Master Jorge until brown belt, then joined the Cia Paulista team. Since the beginning, he dedicated himself to the sport, initiating his graduation and becoming a professional. Today Português is a black belt, 3rd degree. He graduated to black belt in November 2001, by Master Milton Maximiano Max Trombine and Master Eduardo de Sá Leitão.
The Cia Paulista team was taken to the capital of Brazil, Brasilia, by Carlos Portugues Vieira, in the year 2000, when he was invited to teach Jiu-Jitsu in the Cia Athletica Gym. Since then, the team has been continuously growing. He moved to Iceland in 2007 to teach and then to Canary Island, Spain in 2008. 2009 he moved to Australia to continue spreading his knowledge of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He has graduted over 20 students to black belt all over the world.
Some of these students are now representing him in other gyms, three of which are in Brasilia, Brazil, one in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil and another in London, England. These athletes has his guidance, through seminars, to keep the high level of the team.
During his entire journey, he has won many important titles from Jiu-Jitsu to become a recognized athlete today.
Most important Black Belt Titles
- 2002 Pan-American Champion
- 2002 Brazilian Championship?s 3rd place
- 2003 Pan-American Champion
- 2004 Pan-American Vice-Champion
- 2004 European Champion
- 2004 Brazilian Championship?s 3rd place
- 2005 Brazilian Champion
- 2005 Pan-American Championship?s 3rd place
- 2006 European Championship?s 3rd place
- 2006 Pan-American Championship?s 3rd place
- 2009 European Champion 1st place
- 2009 Victorian Champion 1st place, Australia
- 2010 Pan Pacific Champion 3rd place (open weight)
- 2010 Pan Pacific Champion 1st place (weight division)
- 2010 Victorian Champion 1st place, Australia
- 2011 World Professional Jiu Jitsu qualifiers, Australia, 3rd place
- 2011 Pan Pacific Champion 2nd place (open weight)
- 2011 Pan Pacific Champion 1st place (weight division)
- 2011 Abu Dhabi Qualifiers, New Zealand 1st place
- 2012 Abu Dhabi Qualifiers, Sydney, Australia 1st place(super fight)
- 2013 Abu Dhabi Qualifiers, Sydney, Australia 1st place
- Cia Paulista Australia Facebook
- Carlos "Português" Vieira YouTube channel
- Carlos "Portuges" Vieira Bio by bjjheroes.com
- Interview with Carlos Portugues Vieira by Origins BJJ