Gracie Nationals in Los Angeles honors the Valente family

Professor Joaquim Valente traveled to Los Angles, representing the Valente family, to receive this beatiful plaque from the hands of Rose Gracie, Grandmaster Helio Gracie’s eldest granddaughter. The Gracie Nationals is a Jiu-Jitsu event that promotes the practice of traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by holding matches without points where vitory can only be achieved by submission.