Jose (Ze) Dias is a 4th degree Black Belt under Master Carlos Gracie Jr., from the world famous Gracie Barra. He started to train when he was 14 years old and hasn’t stopped since.
Ze’s passion for BJJ turned him into a profound scholar of the game and his attention to detail is constantly present in his teaching. As a professor, he taught at the number one school in the world, Gracie Barra Rio de Janeiro. Ze has also taught at the Gracie Barra America and Ralph Gracie San Francisco academies.
Ze is also an active competitor, having achieved the titles of Brazilian National Champion, Rio State Champion, OTM Champion, and 2nd at the US National Championship. Ze received his degree in business administration at P.U.C.