Professor Alan Shebaro

Professor Shebaro earned his Black Belt from Carlos Machado in 2004 and is currently ranked as a 3rd degree Black Belt under Professor Chris Haueter. He was 1 of only 4 Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the U.S. Army and is the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in Special Forces Regiment. Most importantly, Professor Shebaro has trained a broad spectrum of operators during his deployments to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. These operators included U.S. Army Special Forces from all Groups (Active Duty and National Guard), U.S. Army Rangers, U.S. Navy SEALs, U.S. Air Force Special Operations, Tactical Air Control Party (TACPs), Combat Controllers (CCTs), and U.S. Marine Force Recon. The curriculum covers various close quarters combat techniques including Special Operations Close Quarters Combatives (SOCQC) and Emergency Reaction Training (ERT) specifically tailored for combat and life threatening situations.  Professor Shebaro led John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School Combatives (JFKSWCS) Team to take 1st place in the 2006 All Army Combatives Tournament in Ft. Benning Georgia. He served as the Team Captain of the 12-member team. Professor Shebaro hand selected team members then trained and coached them in multiple levels of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Wrestling, Wrestling, Judo, Pancrase Fighting, and Mixed Martial Arts fighting.  Coach Shebaro also trained both SFARTAEC and 82nd Airborne Division Chief Combatives Instructors to refine Training, Tactics, and Procedures (TTP’s) in the areas of restraint and control techniques, competitive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Submission Wrestling.  Alan Shebaro has spent a great deal of time training members of the greater Dallas, Ft. Worth area’s Law Enforcement professionals as well as the FBI Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) and Federal Law Enforcement in Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics (LEDT). 

Professor Shebaro since leaving the military has returned to Texas and has turned his attention to training and producing top athletes of all ages and backgrounds as young as 5 years old to 50 in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Wrestling. Producing the highest caliber athletes for both Competitive and Self Defense. Not only is Professor Shebaro still actively competing in National and International Competitions but the training that makes him a major competitor is passed down to his athletes so that the athletes can consistently evolve and receive the best training possible. 

Professor Alan Shebaro started Olympic Weightlifting in April 2012 to develop explosive strength to cross train for Jiu Jitsu.  It did not take long to develop a passion for the sport, and within 4 months, he  began competing. With under a year of training, Coach Alan Shebaro placed 2nd at the 2012 USAW Masters American Open and set 2 State records for Clean & Jerk and Total at the 2013 USAW Texas State Championships.

Some his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitions include:

~1st Place 1998 Go-Shibata Judo

~3rd Place 2000 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Pan-Am Championships, Blue Belt Middle-Heavy

~3rd Place 2001 Gracie International (Light-Heavy)

~2nd Place 2001 Gracie International (Open-weight)

~2nd Place 2003 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Pan-Am Championships, Brown Belt, Heavyweight Division

~1st Place 2003 Gracie Arnold World Championships

~2nd Place 2004 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Pan-Am Championships, Brown Belt Super-Heavy Division

~Winner of the 2009 Budweiser Cup Super Fight vs. Roberto Nery

~1st Place 2011 Fight To Win EUROPA No-Gi Advanced (Light-Heavy)

~1st Place 2011 Fight To Win EUROPA Gi Black Belt (Light-Heavy)

~1st Place 2011 Lone Star State Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships, Black Belt Absolute Division

~2nd Place 2012 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Houston Open, Black Belt Absolute Division

~3rd Place 2012 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Masters World Championships, Black Belt Super-Heavy Division

~1st Place 2013 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Houston Open, Black Belt Super-Heavy Division

~2nd Place 2013 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Houston Open, Black Belt Absolute Division

~2nd Place 2013 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Pan-Am Championships, Black Belt Super-Heavy Division

~1st Place 2013 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Miami Open, Black Belt Super-Heavy Division

~1st Place 2014 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Houston Open, Black Belt Absolute Division

~1st Place 2014 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Chicago Summer Open, Black Belt Super Heavy Division

~1st Place 2014 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Chicago Summer Open, Black Belt Absolute Division

~1st Place 2015 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Las Vegas Spring Open, Black Belt Super Heavy Division

~1st Place 2015 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Boston Open, Black Belt Ultra Heavy Division

~1st Place 2015 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Boston Open, Black Belt Absolute Division

~1st Place 2015 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Atlanta Summer Open, Black Belt Super Heavy Division

~1st Place 2015 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Atlanta Summer Open, Black Belt Absolute Division

~2nd Place 2016 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships European Championships (Lisbon, Portugal), Black Belt Super Heavy Division

~3rd Place 2016 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships Pan Championships, Black Belt Super Heavy Division

~Winner 2016 Fight To Win Pro 6, Co-Main Event Black Belt Super Fight vs Bruno Bastos

~Winner 2016 Fight To Win Pro 17, Black Belt Super Fight vs Raul Jimenez

~1st Place 2017 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championships  Masters International Championships (Barcelona, Spain), Black Belt Super Heavy Division


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