Pallaton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Professor Sal Flores

Sal Flores has been practicing and teaching Jiu Jitsu for over 17 years. Professor Sal Flores is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu receiving it from 2nd Degree Black belt Demetrius Ramos (Carlson Gracie lineage). Heis a certified and registered Black Belt with the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. He has studied Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2000 and has instructed since 2007. Also, a nationally certified Defensive Tactics Instructor with over 7 years of instruction. He has instructed many different agencies and personnel over the years; Tucson Police Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), US Marshals Fugitive Response Team, Homeland Security Special Response Teams, many Special Forces squads and other Defense agenciesover the years. Additionally, a US Air Force Reservist with over 26 years of service including 10 years active duty. Multiple tours overseas in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM & OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.

Now under the tutelage of Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes and the Soul Fighters BJJ Association, Professor Sal and the Pallaton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu family is becoming one of the premiere Jiu Jitsu spots in Tucson, AZ. 

Services Offered

 

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image Self Defense, Anti-Bullying and Defensive tactics training

 

Competition Record Includes:

3rd – 2017 IBJJF World Masters Championships Black Belt Masters Division
2nd - 2017 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Masters Open Division
1st - 2017 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Super Heavyweight Master Division
2017 Fight 2 Win Pro Jiu Jitsu Super Fights Elite Athlete Competitor
3rd - 2016 IBJJF Nationals Black Belt Gi Master Open Division
2nd - 2016 IBJJF Nationals Black Belt Gi Masters Heavyweight Division
2nd - 2016 AZ International Open Black Belt Masters Open Division
2nd - 2016 AZ International Open Black Belt Masters Heavyweight Division
2nd - 2016 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Masters Open Division
1st - 2016 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Masters Heavyweight Division
2nd at 2015 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt  Masters Open Division
1st at 2015 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Heavyweight Masters Division
3rd at 2015 IBJJF Pan Am Championships Black Belt Heavyweight Masters Division
2014 IBJJF Pan Am Championships Black Belt Masters Competitor
3rd at 2013 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Masters Open Division
1st at 2013 AZ State BJJ Championships Black Belt Heavyweight Masters Division

Brown Belt and Below

3rd at 2012 IBJJF Masters/Seniors World Championships Brown Belt Heavyweight Division
2nd at 2012 IBJJF Las Vegas Open Championships Brown Belt Open Division
1st at 2012 IBJJF Las Vegas Open Championships Brown Belt Heavyweight Division
3rd at 2012 IBJJF Phoenix Open Championships Brown Belt Open Division
2nd at 2012 IBJJF Phoenix Open Championships Brown Belt Heavyweight Division
3rd at 2012 AZ State BJJ Championships Brown Belt Open Division
2nd at 2012 AZ State BJJ Championships Brown Belt Heavyweight Division
2nd at the 2011 American Nationals: Brown Belt Open Division
2nd at the 2011 American Nationals: Brown Belt Heavyweight Division
2nd at the 2011 AZ State BJJ Championships Brown Belt Heavyweight Division
1st at the 2010 5th AZ International Open Purple Belt Heavyweight Division
1st at the 2009 American Nationals Purple Belt Heavyweight Division
1st at the 2009 4th AZ International Open Purple Belt Heavyweight Division
3rd at the 2009 Pan American Purple Belt Heavyweight Division
3rd at the 2008 Pan American Blue Belt Heavyweight Division
1st at the 2006 AZ Open Blue Belt Heavyweight Division