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We offer a variety of Fitness programs for Kids and Adults designed to help you get in shape, increase strength and self-confidence and aid athletic development. Our After School Little Champs and Future Champs Fitness programs are a great opportunity for parents who want the best for their family! At ATTFTL, your child gets lots of encouragement and training for leading a disciplined, active lifestyle in a safe and caring environment.
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for kids WHAT IS BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defense system based on the principles of technique and leverage, which allow you to defeat opponents of much greater size and strength. You don’t have to be the largest, fastest, or youngest to be an effective jiu-jitsu practitioner. You simply need discipline and […]MORE INFO
American Top Team Fort Lauderdale Brazilian jiu jitsu is a martial art,combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of American Top Team’s core training programs. We have produced a multitude of champions in all types of competitions. This, all under the tutelage and […]MORE INFO
American Top Team Fort Lauderdale “Intro to MMA” Mixed martial arts (commonly referred to as MMA) is a combat sport in which two competitors attempt to defeat each other by potentially utilizing a wide variety of fighting techniques, including striking and grappling. Brought to you by our head MMA instructor and hall of famer Ricardo […]MORE INFO
5 Reasons Why You Should Take BJJ Private Lessons Everyone knows that BJJ private lessons are available at every single school with pretty much every teacher, but most people don’t take them because they can be quite pricey. However, it’s not just a matter of money, it’s a matter of prioritization. Like with any expensive […]MORE INFO
American Top Team Fort Lauderdale Submission wrestling (also known as submission fighting, submission grappling, sport grappling, or simply as No-Gi) or Combat wrestling (in Japan), is a formula of competition and a general term describing the aspect of martial arts and combat sports that focus on clinch and ground fighting with the aim of obtaining […]MORE INFO
Billy Padden attained his bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from West Chester University. During his time at WCU, Billy achieved ambitious athletic goals, going on to claim two National Collegiate Boxing Championships and three All-American titles. Billy is the Boxing trainer at American Top Team Fort Lauderdale . As a teacher, counselor and […]MORE INFO
Hi, my name is Junior Fernandes. I’m the owner and head instructor at American Top Team (ATT) in Fort Lauderdale. I hold the rank of third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the legendary Master Ricardo Libório. I am also a brown belt in Judo. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, I […]MORE INFO
Blake Trueblood has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) for over eight years and was awarded his Black Belt in 2015 by Master Junior Fernandes. Blake was the first student to receive all his belts at the American Top Team Fort Lauderdale academy and has won and placed in a variety of BJJ tournaments, including IBJJF […]MORE INFO
MMA for beginners: American Top Team Fort Lauderdale launches its ATT Amateur Fighter Program Achieving excellence in any form of fighting is not achieved by training alone, the athlete needs to have tools, psychological, discipline, a strong set of values and the dreamloud to stand firm and persevering in pursuit of their goals. The ATT Amateur Fighter […]MORE INFO
Little Champs for 3 – 6 Year-Olds Starting them young in Jiu Jitsu helps children understand the basics of safety, physical strength and self-confidence. The Little Champs at American Top Team FTL programs are an innovative children’s martial arts program that was specifically designed to challenge and develop the skills . This program targets the […]MORE INFO
Today was another special day at American Top Team in Fort Lauderdale. Our children attended the Belt Promotion held at the academy. We are proud of all children who participate in our jiu-jitsu program in Fort Lauderdale. On March 16th these were the children that exchanged the Belt: Kayla ringonen white/ grey Jimmie lockhart […]MORE INFO
Join us for our Kids Spring Belt Ceremony, this Thursday March 16th at 5:00 PM! These kids have been working hard all season and it is that time of the year when their hard work and determination pays off! Belts will be awarded to the ATTFTL kids this Thursday, March 16th at our ATTFTL location. […]MORE INFO
Jiu-jitsu practice in the morning: American Top Team Fort Lauderdale morning classes Jiu-jitsu is not just a martial art, it’s a way to change your life. Here at American Top Team FTL we show you that the benefits of Jiu-jitsu go beyond what you can see. We highlight below the advantages of Jiu-jitsu practice in […]MORE INFO