Master Edison Kids Martial Arts Instructor

Master Edison  in Southeast Houston - Grappling Zone

Master Edison

Is an 8th Degree Red and White Belt and has over 55 years of experience in Brazlian Jiu-jitsu and Judo.  
He started practicing Jiu-Jitsu in 1963 in Padre Miguel, Rio de Janeiro. In 1964 he began training Judo in The Guanabarina Judo Federation under GM Ynagashima (KODOKAN OF JAPAN)
he received his Black Belt at the age 18. He enlisted in the Brazilian Army in 1972. He received his BJJ Black Belt in 1972 as well.
He opened his first BJJ School in 1972 and started competing for the Brazilian Army Team. He left the Military in 1978.
In 1992 Master Da Silva was invited by the Grand Master Carlos Robson Gracie to work as Delegate of the Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu Federation in the West-RJ Region.
In 1994 He was invited by Master Carlinhos Gracie Jr as a Representative at CBJJ. Today Master Edison has more than 100 personal Black Belts around the world. He credits his linage to several Masters. 

CHRONOLOGY OF GRADUATION.

  • Blue Belt on 2/3/1969
  • Purple Belt on 06/10/1970
  • Brown Belt on 12/30/1971
  • Black Belt on 12/30/1972
  • 7th RED AND BLACK MASTER - 2005 (RECEIVED THE Belt IN JAPAN)
  • 8TH RED AND WHITE MASTER - 2016

Master Da Silva is the CEO/ Co Founder of The Grappling Zone Team.  He is the Technical Director of Curriculum and Standards.  He teaches at all locations.

 


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