5. Members Structure
CGJJNE is composed of:
Senior Gracie Instructors [Professor]
(Black belt, 4th degree and above)
The entitled person (Professor de Jiu-Jitsu) represents in full our network. They are exempted from the annual fee since they pay “Student Licenses” to the European headquarters. He / she must hold at least 4th degree Black belt by the CGJJNE.
(Black belt, 2nd degree or above)
The entitled person represents in full the CGJJNE. They are exempted from the annual fee in case they pay “Student Licenses” to the European headquarters. A Full instructor can give up to Brown belt (Faixa Marrom), if they hold themselves at least the 2nd Degree Black belt. Observe, that Black belts and higher degrees (Graus, DAN-Grades) are awarded only by the CGJJNE headquarters.
Apprentice Instructors (Coaches & Trainers)
The entitled person (Blue belt = Coach, Purple belt / Brown belt = Trainer represents the CGJJNE under the supervision of a certified Full instructor – Black belt. Person holds at least a Blue belt or higher and is committed to be trained by the CGJJNE headquarters.
He / she is a Jiu-Jitsu student in one of the partner-schools or study group. They must pay an Annual License fee. The entitled person has the right to be tested up to Black belt and to be promoted and certified by the CGJJNE headquarters free-of-charge.