Tino has been training in Jiu-Jitsu since he was 18 and received his Black Belt from professor Fabio Santos.

He gets on the mat for his love of training, and likes to challenge himself by travelling to train with high level talent and also by competing. Tino has a career in teaching law enforcement in hand to hand combat, and has real life experience in the field that he draws upon in his training and always looks to finish his opponents. Tino also likes to share his knowledge of Jiu-Jitsu with the students as well.