I’m Italo Lima-Costa I do jiu-jitsu since 2008. I’m 24yd I was born at Mossoró/RN Brazil. I’m a simple guy who likes help my friends and likes to do radical sports in time off...
I have a lot of titles, but the much important is:
- World champion at CBJJE SP
- Champion 2x at Salvador open IBJJF
- Champion Abu Dhabi pro trials RJ uaejjf
- 5 times champion Northeast open
- 2 times champion grand slam northeast
- 2nd place at Rio international Open IBJJF
- 2nd Brazilian champion class and open class
- 3rd place at south-American at IBJJF
Q&A Session Between Italo Lima-Costa and Elite Sports
Question: What will you suggest to the newcomers?
Answer: o achieve a good jiu-jitsu has to train smart, to have discipline in the training and to be able to put the practice in the fight.
Question: What are the essential things for the training?
Answer: Clean mind and focus, be persistent every day.
Question: What separates you from every other fighter in your division?
Answer: I’m focused all the time.
Question: What is the meaning of success in your mind?
Answer: Success its achieve a target, the success it’s achieve when I live from jiu-jitsu.
Question: With whom you would like to fight, and why?
Answer: I don’t have a guy in mind, but I would like to fight with the best guys in my division because to be the best we need to win the best fighters.
Question: Is there any difference b/w your common days’ diet and during competition training diet?
Answer: I’m try to keep my diet all the time, sometimes I broke my diet so I think my diet during the days it’s little different.
Question: How does a beginner will prepare for the competition? Any advice for beginners?
Answer: Try to do a lot of drills of the best position I guess it’s the key.
Question: Is the martial arts necessary for a common person? How?
Answer: Yes, why it gives the average person a security and self-esteem for the day to day and also de-stresses the mind and the body.
Question: What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sports?
Question: How much importance has the sports gear in any competition?
Answer: comfortable equipmentis essential, because when we fight with good equipment we can be confident in the fight.