Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

At Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, family is what we are about, and our school is bound to become our students’ second home. We are a judgment-free zone, where mistakes are viewed as growth opportunities and your instructors and fellow students are your #1 supporters. You’ll learn a lot of impressive skills and gain many new abilities at Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu , but the most important thing you’ll acquire during your time here? Our community.



Here Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu , our staff is the secret to our student success. Professor Andre Cury has a rich background in BJJ and is eager to train the next generation of martial artists.

Owner and Head Instructor

Andre Cury

​Professor Andre Cury holds a black belt under Luciano (Casquinha) Nucci head coach of Alliance Mooca-SP, Brazil.

​Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr. > Ryan Gracie > Luciano Nucci “Casquinha” Andre Cury

Notable Alliance Black belts
Alliance Mooca, SP, Brazil

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