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Instructors

FROTA ACADEMY INSTRUCTORS

You’re in good hands: our team of is made up of experienced instructors, with decades’ worth of coaching and fighting experience.

Augusto Frota

Head Coach & Frota Team Founder

Rank

BJJ Black Belt

Experience
BJJ: since 1995
MMA: professional fighter since 2002

Experience as a coach

BJJ & MMA instructor: since 2000

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Alfred Sutter

BJJ Instructor

Rank
BJJ Black Belt

Experience
BJJ: since 2003 

Experience as a coach
BJJ Instructor: since 2008

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Ivan Negro

BJJ Instructor

Rank
BJJ Black belt

Experience
BJJ: since 2001 & first student of Augusto Frota

Experience as a coach
BJJ Instructor: since ____

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Viktor Tsibizov

BJJ Instructor

Rank
BJJ Black Belt

Experience
BJJ: since 2012

Experience as a coach
BJJ instructor: since 2015

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Paul Gugger

Wrestling Instructor

Experience
Wrestling: since 2005 (active wrestler for Wrestling Club Winterthur)

Experience in other martial arts
Augusto Frota: since 2007

Experience as a coach
Wrestling instructor: since 2010 (at Frota Team)

Additional education: „Exercise Coach“ education at Chek Institute in California (USA)

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Ilya Motorygin

BJJ Instructor

Rank
BJJ Brown Belt

Experience
BJJ: since 2011

Experience as a coach
BJJ instructor: since 2017

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Shamsudin Magomedov

BJJ & Grappling Instructor

Rank
BJJ Black Belt

Experience
Grappling: since 2008
BJJ: since 2015

Experience as a coach
BJJ & grappling instructor: since 2014

Juliano Arantes

BJJ Intro Class Instructor

Rank
BJJ Brown Belt

Experience
Judo: since 7 years old (stopped at yellow belt)
BJJ: first class in 1999, but regularly since 2013 (at Frota Team)

Experience as a coach
BJJ intro class assistant: since 2017
BJJ intro class instructor: since 2018
Additional experience: outside of BJJ, technical trainer and coach – helped to build up various teams in countries such as Brazil, India, China, and Turkey

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Ciriaco Schiavone

BJJ for Kids Instructor

Rank
BJJ Brown Belt

Experience
BJJ: since 2004

Experience as a coach
BJJ kids classes instructor: since 2014
Additional experience: J+S Kindersport Leiter

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Adonai Alves de Figueiredo

BJJ for Kids Instructor

Rank
BJJ Brown Belt

Experience
BJJ: since 2011
Capoeira: since 1992
Shotokan Karate: 1993-1999

Experience as a coach
BJJ kids classes instructor: since 2013
Capoeira instructor: since 1998
Additional experinece: social worker (Sozialpaedagoge) since 2004

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Luke Stevenson

BJJ Intro Class Instructor

Rank
BJJ Purple Belt

Experience
Judo: 2007-2008
BJJ: 2007-2009 & 2017-present

Experience as a coach

BJJ intro class instructor: since 2019

Albert Iveljic

MMA Instructor

Rank
BJJ Purple Belt

Experience
MMA & Thai Boxing: since ____

Experience as a coach
MMA instructor: since ____

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Choose your martial art and the class you want to attend – and become a part of the Frota Academy!
Want more information or prefer signing up via email/phone?
Our contact information is below.

Phone: (+41) 76 368 62 93
Email: info@frota-team.ch

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    Working hours

    Monday – Friday:
    07:00 – 21:00

    Saturday:
    07:00 – 16:00

    Sunday Closed

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