Interview with Roberto Atalla

Roberto Atalla and I

I recently had the opportunity to interview Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt legend Roberto Atalla. Roberto runs the Rio Grappling Club, which is has facilities all over the world and he tends to travel around teaching at all of them and maintaining their standard. If you want to learn more about Roberto you can view his website here:

Just a heads up, please listen through, as I got a bit tongue tied after 2 hours of rolling.

I want to thank Nathan Fredericks and Shaun Vos for inviting me down to Spartans MMA gym in Stellenbosch and allowing me the opportunity to meet and interview Roberto. I also want to thank Roberto for his time in answering my questions. Hope you guys enjoyed the interview. If you guys are in the Stellenbosh area, check them out; they are a super friendly bunch and very informative in their teachings.

About Guy Lazarus

I am a South African Nak Mauy with a keen interest in MMA and combat sports in general. I run to give the world of fighting a South African Nak Muay's perspective. I have been competing in Martial Arts since the age of 7 with some success having come 3rd at IFMA World Championships and have my provincial colours for Judo. One day I will grow up and relinquish my dream of being world champion, but not yet...

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