Renato Charuto Verissimo at Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts

Renato Charuto Verissimo BJJ Seminar at Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts

Renato Charuto Verissimo made his yearly visit to the Pendergrass Academy for another great Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminar.  In the video below Charuto shares how he plays spider guard and transitions to a triangle/omoplata position.  Great for anyone who loves playing spider guard!

Renato Charuto Verissimo is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist, who has fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Elite Xtreme Combat.  He is known throughout the MMA community by the nickname of “Charuto”, meaning “cigar” in portuguese.  He grew up in Brazil, where he trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and earned his black belt.  After moving to Hawaii, he became involved in mixed martial arts through BJ Penn, who he instructed.

Below is one of the many techniques he taught at the recent seminar on May 15th 2013 at Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts located in Wake Forest, NC.


Please Subscribe to our Youtube Channel

Be sure to Like this video and for more great technique check out and subscribe to our Channel:


Check Us Out!

We offer programs for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Submission Grappling, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Self Defense.  For more info about Pendergrass Academy check us out at and don’t forget to ask about our 30 day free trial (new students).
Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
12339-104 Wake Union Church Road
Wake Forest NC 27587


Guy Pendergrass

Guy Pendergrass







About Guy Pendergrass

Co-owner and head instructor of Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts in Wake Forest, NC and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Gustavo Machado. For more information about classes, check out our website at or call 919-819-1908 Today and find out how you can learn Brazilian JIu Jitsu (BJJ) for 30 Days ABSOLUTELY FREE

Be Sociable, Share!