Ricardo Cavalcanti was born in Rio de Janeiro,Brazil. He has since obtained his 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the world famous Carlson Gracie. He won several championships, including the 1998 Pan American games in Hawaii, the 2001 Pela Federacao International de Jui Jitsu World Championship, the 2002 California Games, the 2010 Pan American Championship, and the 2010 World No-Gi Championship. .
He has instructed Judo and Jiu Jitsu at several schools, including the Carlson Gracie Academy, the Rio Sports Center, Park Palace, the Academia Da Praia, and his current roles at Carlson Gracie Team Las Vegas. As well as his Jiu Jitsu instruction for the Henderson police depatment and S.W.A.T. Team.
His true love has always been teaching children the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and kids love his classes, where he combines a fun atmosphere with important lessons that teach balance, confidence, and skill. Ricardo specializes in teaching kids with Down's Syndrome and children under 5 years old. He also specializes in self defense for women and executives.
Zero Level Fitness and Wellness is located inside McCarran International Airport and offers comprehensive fitness and wellness services. We're dedicated to the employees but are also open to passengers. If you're looking to workout, shower or sleep we have you covered! We also offer services such as; exercise equipment, personal training, group fitness, health and wellness coaching, outreach education, contests and incentives, retail, nutrition products and relaxation areas.
Through information gathered from internal employee surveys and focus groups, a wellness committee of employees, and guidance of human resources, risk management and the business office, Zero Level Fitness and Wellness will strive to meet the needs of this population in regards to improving health and wellness at McCarran International Airport.