Valente Brothers was established in South Florida in 1995. After over a decade of success, maintaining the principles, ideals and methods that Grandmaster Hélio Gracie left for us, an affiliate program was designed to extend the Valente Brothers reach. With two affiliate schools up and running in Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines, Valente Brothers is now returning down south to open our home in the city of Coral Gables. Back in 1995, Professor Pedro Valente founded his first Jiu-Jitsu club at the University of Miami where he taught several students and faculty members. The school is located at 275 University Dr.