Owners: Danillo Villefort
Martial Art: BJJ, MMA, Judo
How did you choose your school name?
It’s in honor of my dad Master Indio.
How long have you been teaching?
What is your student creed or mission statement?
The purpose of martial arts study is to perfect yourself and contribute to society. Jigoro Kano.
Who or what inspires you?
My father inspired me to became a martial artist. My son inspires me everyday to be the best sensei.
What is something special or unique about your school and/or students?
The community is so friendly and nice. But if you are looking for some tough training. Here’s the place to be. We have over a dozen of division 1 wrestlers on the mats. 3 BJJ /Judo black belt with large competition experience to share their experiences.
What made you choose FUJI Mats for your facility?
The excellence on customer service and quality.
What is the most rewarding part about working in the martial arts field?
See kids growing strong and grown adults finally develop in to their full potential. It’s a blessed!
If you could give one piece of advice to other martial art school owners what would it be?
Study, train hard and compete. It’s a beautiful journey!
ABOUT THE SCHOOL:
We are Indio Dojo, a family-owned premier martial arts training facility specializing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu , Judo, Muay Thai kickboxing and MMA since 1967.
We’re also pleased to announce that we’ll soon be offering an adult MMA CONDITIONING PROGRAM, focused on workout fitness. These classes will be focused on functional workouts, practicing the same fundamental techniques professional fighters use in preparation for competition. Our kids classes are focused on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, and anti-bullying & self-defense classes.
We’re the only school in the Pittsburgh area with a world renowned Judo, BJJ and MMA instructor. The son of the legendary Master Indio, Sensei Danillo INDIO Villefort is an active world-class competitor with real experience, winning both national and international titles at an early age. His credentials are hard to match and include medals in BJJ and Judo World Championships, and a 15-7 Mixed Martial Arts pro record.
Our staff are mature, caring professionals who want to work with you and your family on becoming happier, healthier, better versions of yourselves through practicing Martial Arts.
Everyone starts training in martial arts for different reasons – whether you want to learn self-defense, gain better control of your stress, or try a workout that will make you sweat like never before. Whatever the reason you start, feel CONFIDENT that our classes will give you a mental and physical workout that you can’t find at a gym.
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