Andre "Tim" Monteiro is from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He was introduced to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 1992, at the New Generation Academy, where he became a top student and trained for competitions. By 1999, he received his purple belt and became the children's group instructor at the academy.
At age 17, Andre earned a sports scholarship to attend Gama Filho University, eventually earning his degree in physical therapy.While at university, Andre volunteered with a sports related social program where he coordinated and taught Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo lessons to disadvantaged kids in Rio de Janeiro.
Andre earned his black belt in 2003 and began teaching Brazilian jiu jitsu seminars throughout Brazil, Europe and the United States. During his years practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, he has always competed in the most highly regarded competitions. Currently Andre has over 61 affiliated schools around the world and owns A-Force Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Great Neck & Manhasset, New York.
Recent and Notable Accomplishments:
Adult Black Belt:
4X Super-Fight Champion
Pan American 2005 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
American National 2008 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
American National 2008 Silver Medal (absolute)
Pan American 2011 Silver Medal (feather master)
Pan American Nogi 2011 Champion (feather adult)
Houston Open 2012 Bronze medal (feather adult)
Miami Open International 2012 Champion (feather master)
Miami Open International 2012 Silver Medal (absolute)
Europeans 2013 Bronze Medal (light-feather adult)
World Master Bronze Medal 2013 (feather master 1)
Rome Open 2013 Champion (feather adult)
European Nogi 2013 Silver Medal (feather adult)
NY Open 2013 Champion (feather adult)
Worlds CBJJO 2014 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
Munich Open 2014 Silver (feather adult)
NY Pro 2014 Champion (feather master)
NY Open 2015 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
Boston Open 2015 Silver Medal (feather adult)
Atlante Open 2015 Silver Medal (feather adult)
NY Open 2016 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
Montreal Open 2016 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
European 2017 Champion (feather master 2)
Abu Dabhi Pro 2017 Bronze Medal (feather adult)
NY Open 2017 Champion (feather master 1)
NY Open 2017 Silver Medal (absolute master 1)
International Master Europe 2017 Silver Medal (feather master 1)
NY Open 2017 Silver Medal (feather adult)
Boston Open 2017 Champion (feather Master 1)
Worlds Master 2017 Silver Medal (Feather Master 2)
DC Open 2017 Bronze Medal (light adult)
NY Pro 2017 Champion (light master 1)
NY Pro 2018 Champion (feather master 2)
Non Black Belt:
2X Rio de Janeiro State Champion
2X Brazilian National Champion
A-Force Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has locations in Great Neck, Manhasset, and Port Washington. We provide kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and adults Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes. We also offer Muay Thai classes at our Great Neck location.
We are conveniently located near Queens, NY. Contact us today to find out more about our BJJ, Muay Thai, and kids after-school programs.
340 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
8 Hillcrest Avenue, Manhasset, NY 11030
937 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington, NY 11050
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