Angel Adorno is a 57 year old visually impaired blind grappler Purple Belt at Clockwork BJJ under Sensei Josh Griffiths, an IBJJF certified school. Angel competes in sighted Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitions and is a 3X medalist. Angel holds a masters degree in Occupational Therapy.
Angel plans to change the world for blind grapplers and veterans with disabilities by offering instruction in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at No Limits approved BJJ schools around the world. It has been documented that training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will address many concerns that visually impaired and veterans with disabilities face on a day to day basis. Many of those concerns deal with weight gain, depression, drug and alcohol abuse, PTSD and suicide.