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Team Elite Bjj Fighter Jefferson Zelaya Elite Sports

Jefferson Zelaya


Full Name Jefferson Zelaya
Weight 155 KG
Belt Rank Purple Belt
Height 5'9
Association Brazilian top team BOSTON


I started jiu jitsu in 2004 because I wanted to get in my brother in law took me to my first class, After training two months I competed for the first time and I fell in love with competing. I have won a bunch of tournaments but winning worlds at and adcc is the main goal. learning jiu jitsu is my new passion

Q&A Session Between Jefferson Zelaya and Elite Sports

What will you suggest to the newcomers?

Answer: once you start never look back jounrey is amazing from what you learn to the people you meet

Question: What does it mean for you to be a fighter?

Answer:its a honor to be able to represent for my team and push myself to my limits

Question: What are the essential things for the training?

Answer: Drillibg,commitment,hardwork & dedication

Question: What separates you from every other fighter in your division?

Answer: my mentality & heart

Question: What is the meaning of success in your mind?

Answer: Making my teammates proud & represent win or lose

Question: With whom you would like to fight, and why?

Answer: Anyone & everyone..because everyone has their own style

Question: Is there any difference b/w your common days’ diet and during competition training diet?


Question: How does a beginner will prepare for the competition? Any advice for beginners?

Answer: as a biginner muist realize you put in the effort at the gym only difference is the location of the matt have fun and enjoy ..... advise HAVE FUN

Question: How is it helpful to have the information about your competitor?

Answer: in all honesty i dont feel it is a real issue can make or break you i perfer just go in and play my game

Question: Is the martial arts necessary for a common person? How?

Answer: yes. i believe its a awesome stress reliver yet also keeps you discipline

Question: How do martial arts help to build a leader?

Answer: teaches you not only disicpline bujt also teaches you top break your shell

Question: What would be your dream fight?

Answer: anyone in a finals at worlds

Question: How is the road plan necessary for any competition?

Answer: its good to go in with a solid game plan to keep you motivated and level headed

Question: Do you have any advice for your competitors?

Answer: Bring nothing but your best and leave it on the matts

Question: How much importance has the sports gear in any competition?

Answer: very important if you dont feel comfortable you wont be able to give your best also looking ya best will make you feel the best

Question: What should we learn from the legends /or from the seniors? Who is your inspiration?

Answer:learn to stay motivated and hungry to learn and grow inspiration i would need to say JT Torres

Question: To whom you would like to compliment for your success?

Answer: My family/my team brazilian top team

Question: Who is your favorite legendary fighter? Why?

Answer: Jeff glover ..why!! guy keeeps it funky fresh man has fun and always puts on a show

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