About Us / Our History

Welcome to Brazilian Top Team

It is a number one source for creating new training methodologies for combat sports. We are dedicated to providing you the very best of combat sports training with a great emphasis on jiu-jitsu, wrestling, submission & grappling Muay Thai, and Boxing. BTT was founded in 2000 by Master Murilo Bustamante. He is the first UFC belt champion. Bustamante is the Master of jiu-jitsu, a world champion in 1999. He is four-time Brazilian champion and UFC heavyweight world champion.

Brazilian Top Team academy main aim is to provide a friendly and family environment and the best training for combat sports. We offer Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes to age 3 and up, teenagers, women and adults. Jiu-jitsu has proven to be the most effective tools for anti-bullying, self-defense, self-confidence, self-esteem, for both the young and old. Jiu-jitsu helps children to develop and enhance: strength, discipline, motivation, friendship, and the athletic endeavor in children.

Diego Gamonal Nogueira is the head coach of Brazilian Top Team academies in Texas. He is a 4rd degree black belt holder of 2006 by Master Ricardo Marques. He is a supreme renowned jiu-jitsu athlete in the world.

Gamonal has already fought with almost every major names in the sport, and his most recent fight was the World No Gi final against world champion Tarsis Humphreys becoming three consecutive times world champion 2016, 2017 and 2018 back to back. What a life victory! In 2007 he also fought professional MMA and is actively competing jiu-jitsu. His skills and technique are unique and precise. He has his own DVD and signature submission called, “The Invisible Arm Bar” sold at bjjfanatics.com. He also has his first technique book coming out soon.

His main priority now is his students and team growth. His main goal is “to disseminate what he has learned, creating not only champions on the mat but also champions in life!”

Our Vision

We seek to positively transform the health, fitness, and wellbeing of innumerable people from different parts of the world through Jiu-jitsu.

We hope you enjoy our services as much as we enjoy offering them to you. If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Our Mission

Our mission is to drive your personal growth and development through Jiu-jitsu. We offer classes that aim at coaching and motivating both young individuals and adults to exhibit their best personalities. We are committed to offering authentic training to students who have chosen the path of martial arts.



5345 GLEN RIDGE DRIVE SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229 | 210-660-7471


23535 IH-10 West , suite 1204 San Antonio, TX 78257 | 210-917-5693


1420 Schertz Parkway, Suite 100 Schertz, TX 78154 | 210-517-0061


4447 Thousand Oaks San Antonio, TX 78233 |  210-517-0061


9313 Anderson Mill Rd Austin, TX 78729 | 210-986-3000