Jonnathan Ventura

How long have you been training?

12 years

Why did you begin training?


What encourages you the most about your practice?

What inspires and encourages me the most about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is its endless capacity for personal growth and learning. The journey in BJJ is not just a mindset but an endless path.

What challenges you the most?

In my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey, the challenge that pushes me the most is the constant pursuit of technical mastery. BJJ is a complex martial art, and honing the subtleties of each technique and understanding leverage continue to push me forward.

How have you evolved as a result of it?

Through the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, I’ve undergone a transformative journey that has not only reshaped my physical abilities but also profoundly influenced my life. This martial art has taught me valuable lessons in discipline, patience, resilience, and the art of problem-solving both on and off the mat. It’s provided me with a supportive community, lifelong friendships, and a deep sense of camaraderie. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is more than a martial art; it’s a way of life that has empowered me to face challenges with confidence, stay committed to personal growth, and approach life’s obstacles with a warrior’s spirit. This incredible journey continues to evolve me, and I’m grateful for the invaluable impact it has had on my life.

What is something that you learned about BJJ that was unexpected?

The community of people getting together and loving a common goal in an art form, and the passion of perfection in imperfection.

Any notable accomplishments, interests or facts you’d like to share?

Big snowboarder, music aficionado, doting father of three and a little DJing on the side.