Leonardo Dalla (born 1974) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt competitor and instructor. He was medalist in several major Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitions, such as the World Championship, Pan American Championship gi and no-gi, and Brazilian National Championship.

Leo Dalla
BornLeonardo Dalla
1974 (age 47–48)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ResidenceWoodbridge, Virginia, U.S.
NationalityBrazil Brazilian
StyleBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu
TeamBig Brothers
Rank  5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Jorge Pereira
Notable studentsLloyd Irvin
Websiteleodalla.com
Medal record
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Representing  Brazil
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Heavyweight[1]
Pan American Championship
Silver medal – second place 2007 California, USA Heavyweight Master [2]
Gold medal – first place 2007 California, USA Absolute Master [2]
Gold medal – first place 2008 California, USA Super Heavyweight Master [3]
Gold medal – first place 2008 California, USA Absolute Master [3]
Silver medal – second place 2009 California, USA Super Heavyweight Master [4]
Gold medal – first place 2010 California, USA Super Heavyweight Senior 1 [5]
Pan American No-Gi Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2008 California, USA Heavyweight Master [6]
Brazilian National Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Heavyweight[7]
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Light Heavyweight[8]
International Masters and Seniors Championship
Silver medal – second place 2009 Super Heavyweight[9]

Leo Dalla was born in 1974, growing up in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil.[10] Dalla started training in 1987 at age of 13, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil becoming the very first student to receive a Black Belt under Master Jorge Pereira in June 1993.[11][12]

Instructor lineageEdit

Mitsuyo "Count Koma" MaedaCarlos GracieHelio GracieRickson Gracie → Jorge Pereira → Leonardo Dalla

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Jiu-Jitsu Championship 1999 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2007 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2008 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2009 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2010 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2008 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Brazilian Nationals Jiu-Jitsu Championship 1998 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Brazilian Nationals Jiu-Jitsu Championship 1999 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  9. ^ "International Master & Senior Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2009 - Results - IBJJF - International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". IBJJF.org. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  10. ^ "BJJ Heroes Leo Dalla". bjjheroes.com. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  11. ^ "Instructors | Leo Dalla Brazilian Jiu jitsu". Leodalla.com. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  12. ^ "Who | Big Brothers Competition TeamBig Brothers Competition Team". Bigbrothersbjj.com. Archived from the original on 19 June 2015. Retrieved 19 June 2015.