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SERGIO VALBUENA

MANAGER | INSTRUCTOR

 


 

Sergio was born and raised in Maracaibo Venezuela. He played music until the age of 13 and was always involved in sports. He competed in soccer until the age 12. Sergio started training MMA at the age of 15 in which he found his love for Jiu-Jitsu. He got invited to Carlson Gracie Miami by a friend in 2012 and fell in love with the vibe and energy of the place. He competed in his first tournament under the Carlson Gracie Miami Team when he was only 16 and hasn’t stopped since. 

With his dedication and persistence, he received his blue belt at the age of 17 and the purple belt at age 21. Over the past 2 years, he has been devoted in assisting the kids program to help each child evolve and grow in the sport. His goal is to provide a positive change to all of the Carlson Gracie Miami Kids.