MATT JUBERA | BLACK BELT - 3RD DEGREE
Professor Matt Jubera is a multiple time World Champion and Pan American Champion. He is the first person that Xande Ribeiro (7-time world champion) put a black belt around and is Saulo Ribeiro’s 4th American black belt. Saulo and Xande Ribeiro are two of the top competitors of all time and known for their coaching skills after authoring the best selling book Jiu-Jitsu University. Professor Matt’s competition accolades, lineage of instructors and passion for teaching make Jubera Brazilain Jiu-Jitsu the best place to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Colorado.
Lineage: Helio Gracie→Royler Gracie→Saulo/Xande Ribeiro
Highlights of his competition record include:
- 2017 Master’s World Champion (Black Belt)
- 2013 No Gi World Championship 3rd Place (Black Belt)
- 2012 Master’s World Champion (Black Belt)
- 2011 American Nationals Champion (Black Belt)
- 2009 Las Vegas Grapplers Quest Heavyweight Champion (Black Belt)
- 2009 Pan American Champion (Brown Belt)
- 2009 Pan American Absolute 3rd Place (Brown Belt)
- 2008 Pan American Champion (Brown Belt)
- 2006 World Cup 3rd Place (Purple Belt)
2006 Pan American Champion (Purple Belt)
His 5-star rated DVD, Head Pressure Passing is available on BJJFanatics.com
Professor Jubera has been teaching BJJ for almost the entire 20 years he has been training. He refined his coaching skills by instructing at Saulo and Xande’s own academy in Detroit, Michigan. He has been a multiple time guest instructor at the University of Jiu-Jitsu and Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Xande Ribeiro described Professor Matt’s Jiu-Jitsu game as the most similar to his own out of all his students.
In 2006 Matt began finding international success by competition winning the Pan Ams at Purple belt. He competed in Brazil taking third in the World Cup (where Xande won his first Open Weight title at black belt). In 2008 he won Pan Ams at brown belt and also received his judo black belt. On March 29th, 2009 after winning his Pan Am division for the second time and taking 3rd in the open weight Saulo Ribeiro took off Matt’s brown belt and Xande Ribeiro put on his black belt. A year later he left his career in software development to teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu full time.
Professor Matt earned his Computer Science degree from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and can uses that logical nature to make Jiu-Jitsu easy to learn.