Dates: May 28 – 31, 2021

Do you want to train in a tropical paradise with ADCC champ and BJJ legend Robert Drysdale?
If so, then you need to look no further than this 3 day BJJ Camp that offers three (3) 2-hour long training sessions with Robert Drysdale.

This camp welcomes people of all ages, sizes, and experience levels. Whether you are a new white belt or a 3rd-degree black belt, you WILL learn powerful new details to take your technique to the next level.

The organizer is is a non-profit 501(c)(3) in the USA and equal Asociation Beneficia in Costa Rica and all camp profits are going to facilitate the practice of Brazilian JiuJitsu for kids in the Guanacaste community.


  • Seminars with Robert Drysdale
  • Question and Answer sessions
  • 3 Days of Training
  • Plenty of planned adventures and available excursions (additional price) including surfing, paddle-boarding, spearfishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, cruises, horseback riding, ATV adventures, hiking, white water rafting, zip-lining, and sky diving!

Training in a Tropical Paradise
Costa Rica View BJJ Retreat

The camp is being held on Costa Rica’s beautiful Pacific coast in the town of Tamarindo. This legendary surf town is the perfect escape from the fast city life. Everything you need to enjoy a dream vacation is at your fingertips.

Robert Drysdale

Regarded as the most accomplished American Grappler of his generation, Robert Drysdale is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Leonardo Vieira and a former ADCC open weight champion (2007).

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Day 1 (May 28th )

Arrival Date

  • Fly into Costa Rica from Liberia Airport (LIR)
  • May 28th – 7:00-9:30 PM Front Headlock Series

Day  (May 29th)

  • 9:00-11:30 AM Half Guard Submissions
  • Free time

Day 3 (May 30th)

  • 9:00-11:30 AM Q&A

Day 4 (May 31st)

  • Training is over 🙁
  • Pack your bags and check out
  • If you have a late flight, get some more activities in!
  • Safe flight home
  • How many spots are available?

ATTENTION ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT: This retreat will only include 20 students and we are down to fewer than 10 spots remaining! Sign up soon to guarantee your attendance!

  • Is the plane ticket included?

No, every participant needs to get a ticket.

  • Do I have to share a room?

No, if you purchase the lodging and training package you will have a room to yourself.

  • What language will the classes be in?

All classes will be in English.

  • What should I wear?

We recommend bringing rash guards, board shorts, or spats for training, along with any safety gear such as mouthpieces or knee pads.

Practice proper mat hygiene and make sure you shower, clip your nails, and no shoes on the mat.

  • What about COVID-19?

This area of Costa Rica has not had many cases. However, the Costa Rican government is requiring special insurance that costs 10-15 dollars per day. We will provide you with the information you require to obtain this insurance.

If COVID causes things to go sideways and we are forced to cancel the camp, we will give a full refund. Otherwise, the deposit is non-refundable but can be used toward a future camp if you have to cancel.

  • Can I bring my wife/husband who doesn’t train?

Yes, of course! If you choose accommodation package an additional cost of $99 applies.

If you choose the training only package, you will be responsible for your own lodging and transportation, you are welcome to bring as many people with you as you want. In that case, we are only charging for training, so you are welcome to bring guests to enjoy Costa Rica.

  • Can rooms be shared by two people who are both participating in the camp?

Yes, you can share a room with your partner who trains.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us!