Instituto Irmãos Nogueira was created by MMA fighters Rodrigo Nogueira (Minotauro) and Rogerio Nogueira (Minotouro), two octagon champions who still started martial arts, knowing all the benefits they can provide. Resilience, discipline, resilience and determination have always been present in the life of the Brothers Nogueira, from the beginning to success in the main organizations of MMA, PRIDE, Pan American Games and UFC.


of the Future

OThe Warriors of the Future Project took place in 2013 and 2014, sponsored by the telephone company Tim in partnership with the State Department of Sports, Leisure and Youth, when the mechanism of the Sports Incentive Law was used.

The investment served the goal of fostering martial arts and contributing to the citizens' training of the students. At that time, 500 children and adolescents were attended in 4 communities: Complexo do Alemão, Manguinhos, Nova Iguaçu and Terreirão.

The School
of Life


The project that comes from the benefit of the Law Pelé, started activities in 2016 in partnership with the State Department of Sports and with great success enters, in 2018, in the third year.

It has in the manifestation of the educational sport its sustentation, by the participation of 1000 children, adolescents and young people in the sport practices. Intended to learn different modalities of fights and martial arts by students from the communities of Nova Iguaçu, Bangu, Complexo do Alemão, Vila Cruzeiro, Terreirão and Mangueira.

The participant himself chooses the modality of his preference, within the number of available places per class and schedule. The priority for enrolment is to be a resident of the community and to be of school age, to present a declaration of the school and the birth certificate, answering a questionnaire model parquet. In addition to children, adolescents and young people, the project also supports the participation of parents and guardians as participants in the teaching-learning process.


Our partners

The companies and institutions believe in the project of Irmãos Nogueira Institute, after all we act to change the future, inserting the sport in the day-to-day of our children and young people.


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All the evolution of the projects and the stories of victories that the Institute Irmãos Nogueira brought to diverse families, young people and children of the communities.


Join this fight

Support Instituto Irmãos Nogueira on the incredible mission of forming black belts in life!

There are hundreds of boys and girls, countless stories and perhaps a single opportunity. Join us!

Your donation will be reverted in sports material, teachers, social workers, snacks and transportation to carry out actions and projects.

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