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Exclusive: Leandro Lo & Felipe Pena train at Marcelo Garcia Academy in NYC

Paul Schreiner, Felipe Pena, Marcelo Garcia, Leandro Lo, Bernardo Faria. Photo: Erin Herle
Paul Schreiner, Felipe Pena, Marcelo Garcia, Leandro Lo, Bernardo Faria. Photo: Erin Herle

While in town for the IBJJF NY Pro and/or seminars, the two Copa Podio stars Leandro Lo of Cicero Costha and Felipe “Preguica” Pena of Gracie Barra have stopped into the famed NYC academy of Marcelo Garcia.

The two stars took a class under Bernardo Faria who is also competing in the NY Pro and won the IBJJF Pro League last weekend in Long Beach.

4_GB72_StampSiteBlending in as visiting students, they drilled the technique and sparred with other students in the class.

You can check out a quick video of the training:

Leandro will be competing in the heavyweight division in a round-robin with Keenan Cornelius and Tim Spriggs for a prize of $4,000 on Saturday, Oct. 25

The group of instructors, students and visitors discuss techniques. Photo: Erin Herle
The group of instructors, students and visitors discuss techniques. Photo: Erin Herle

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