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Locals | Fabio Clemente

Fabio Clemente has been an East Village mainstay since he opened the Alliance Brazilian Jiu Jitsu studio nine years ago at 13th Street and Third Avenue. A single father of two and a second-generation jiu jitsu black belt, Mr. Clemente, who’s 45, dreams of one day spreading the art of jiu jitsu through the Americas with his promising son, Zata, 17, at his side.

NYU Journalism’s Mark Riffee and Greg Howard report.