Name: Arek Zienkiewicz

Location: Head coach at Immortals Gold Team, Aberdeen, UK.

Credentials: 1st degree BJJ Blackbelt, Professional MMA fighter

 

Achievements:

BJJ:

  • IBJJF British National Champion 2017 (Black belt)
  • NAGA European Champion (Black belt)
  • IBJJF European Champion (Brown belt)

 

 

Name: Mariusz Linke

Location: Mariusz, with his brother Maciej, are head coaches at Linke Gold Team, Szczecin, Poland.

Credentials: 3rd degree BJJ Blackbelt, 4th Dan Judo Blackbelt, Professional MMA fighter

 

Achievements:

BJJ:

  • NAGA World Champion (Advanced/Black belt)
  • IBJJF European Champion (Black belt)
  • Pan-Am Champion (Black belt)

 

Mariusz Ryszard Linke (born July 31, 1969) is a Polish professional mixed martial artist and grappler who is most notable for being the first Polish born black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the highest ranking active Polish judoka and BJJ practitioner in both mixed martial arts and grappling, and one of the most decorated grapplers in Poland, he is also the first Polish grappler to travel to Brazil and receive training under a Gracie trained Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt.

Name: Maciej Linke

Location: Maciej, with his brother Mariusz, are head coaches at the European Gold Team headquarters in Szczecin, Poland.

Credentials: 2nd degree BJJ Blackbelt, Judo Blackbelt, Professional MMA fighter

 

Achievements:

MMA:

  • IFP Champion

BJJ:

  • NAGA World Champion (Black belt)
  • IBJJF European Champion (Black belt)

 

Maciej Linke has been interested in sports since an early age. Together with his brother Mariusz, he started to train judo . In 1999 he founded the Berserkers Team in Szczecin together with his brother Mariusz, Piotr Bagiński and Robert Siedziako. In 2004, together with his brother, he decided to leave the Berserkers Team and set up Linke Gold Team.

Name: Jorge Patino

Location: Jorge is the original Macaco Gold Team founder and head of Gold Team globally. He currently lives in Brazil.

Credentials: 4th degree BJJ blackbelt, 2nd dan Judo Blackbelt, Professional MMA fighter (38-18-0)

 

Achievements:

MMA:

  • 2 x Legacy Champion 70 & 77kg
  • Predator Champion
  • Real Fight Champion
  • Max Sport Champion
  • Thunder Fight Champion
  • FMC Champion

BJJ:

  • Pan American Champion (2000 closed the brackets with his team mate Roberto Godoi, 2001)
  • Pan American Silver Medallist (1997 brown belt)
  • Brazilian National Bronze Medallist (2000)

 

Jorge Patino, also known as “Macaco”, is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Waldomiro Perez Junior, being an important figure for jiu jitsu during the 2000’s decade, particularly in the Sao Paulo area. Jorge Patino was also one of the most controversial competitors of the sport, a reputation earned from his bitter rivalries with Roberto Godoi, Eduardo Pamplona and Ryan Gracie. Jorge Macaco was also one of the first grapplers from Sao Paulo to successfully transition from jiu jitsu to mixed martial arts (MMA) where he has defeated big names such as Ronaldo SouzaGabriel Vella and Gustavo “Ximu”. (BJJ Heroes, 2018)

Contact Us

Send a message

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt