Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller

Paragon Founder / Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Franjinha's Background

Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller has being teaching and competing for the last 25 years with many titles in regional, national and international competitions. With his black belt, Ricardo set for himself challenges extending beyond Brazil.

In 1996 he came to the United States to compete and to teach. He proved to be successful at both. With American partner Mike Florimbi, the Paragon Academy of Martial Arts was founded in 1998 at the city of Santa Barbara, CA.

With the success of Santa Barbara school, Paragon conquered the World with schools in the USA.

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