Lucas Leite

Third Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
Master of the Half Guard
6 Time World Champion

Started teaching at La Habra in 2008

Lucas Leite started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 12 years old under Ryan Gracie and earned his black belt from Leo Vieira in 2006. Lucas is most noted for having a dynamic half guard game utilizing a twisting knee-hip pressure that is unstoppable in both gi and no gi competition.

Lucas’s goal is to impart his extensive knowledge and experience of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu through an engaging curriculum at CheckMat La Habra. Classes are structured to give the beginner, intermediate or advanced player something new to learn in every class.

Please stop by for two free classes with the 6 time world champion Lucas Leite.



  • IBJJF  World Champion Gi: 2007 black belt & 2005 brown belt
  • IBJJF  World Champion No-Gi: 2014, 2011, 2009
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion: 2015, 2014 closed bracket w/team mate, 2012,, 2009 black belt, 2007 brown belt
  • Grapplers Quest Pro Division Champion: Del Mar 2009, 2007
  • Sao Paulo State Champion: 2006
  • European Champion: 2006
  • IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place: 2015, 2013, 2011
  • IBJJF World No Gi Championship 2nd Place: 2013
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship 2nd Place: 2012
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 2nd Place: 2014, 2011
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place: 2014, 2012, 2009