BJJ Summer Week 2023
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This is the 8th edition of BJJ Summer Week in a roll. You are in experienced hands!Plan on enjoying turquoise water beaches and the finest Italian food and wine in the company of Jiu Jitsu enthusiasts from all over the world! Every year, BJJ Summer Week brings together 24 all-star BJJ professors to the Mediterranean paradise of Cagliari, Sardinia. The camp includes a variety of accommodation options, ranging from hostel stays to a spacious hotel room. We recommend arriving a day (or more if you’ve got the time and inclination!) early, so you can check in on the morning of the 15th and get your camp experience started right away! We can offer assistance booking extra nights locally if desired.
- 5 days in the beautiful city of Cagliari
- 24 professors, including some of the best in the world
- 4+ technical seminars and open mats per day – 12h Jiu Jitsu per Day!
- 3 different gyms - Pick the seminars you want
- Parties and events every evening
- Excursions and trips to the best sights Sardinia has to offer
- Complimentary activities such as yoga, osteopathy, and massage
- A program of activities for spouses, families, and children
Brazialian Jiu Jitsu Coral Belt
Professor Roberto was one of the top Jiu Jitsu practitioners at the turn of the millennium. He conquered some of the most prestigious tournaments of his time such as the Brazilian Nationals, the Mundials, and ADCC. Roberto has also had a relevant career as a Coach having taught alongside Muzio de Angelis in Rio de Janeiro, moving to the USA are a later stage to coach and compete in MMA including the UFC. Roberto's last official competition was 2017, and the last time Roberto had his guard passes was 1987 (as a blue belt), so for over 30 years never had his guard passed.
Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro
3 x IBJJF World Champion and 2x Master World Champion
Professor Vitor Ribeiro is considered to be one of the best lightweight competitors of all time. Multiple times IBJJF World and CBJJ National Champion, winner of 2 Polaris Pro fights and has an MMA record of 20-5, he is a real BJJ Legend and a master of the sport.
Black Belt Under André Galvão
Kaynan Duarte, a black belt under the esteemed André Galvão, has honed his skills through extensive training with coaches José Luis and Paulo Ledesma. As one of the prominent competitors of the Atos Jiu-Jitsu Academy, Kaynan Duarte has established himself as a force to be reckoned with. Since 2018, Kaynan Duarte has consistently proven his mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by achieving remarkable first-place finishes in renowned BJJ competitions. These victories include the prestigious IBJJF World Championship, IBJJF Pans Championship, IBJJF Pans Championship No-Gi, and IBJJF European Open. Witness the exceptional talent and unrivaled dedication of Kaynan Duarte as he continues to dominate the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His impressive achievements speak volumes about his skills and commitment to the art.
6th Degree Black Belt
With 8 World Championship titles, Robson “Robinho” Moura is one of the greatest competitors in the super featherweight division. With an excellent martial philosophy, hard-working style and love of the game, he is amongst the greatest Jiu Jitsu instructors.
One of the Worlds Most Accomplished Competitors
Paulo Miyao is widely regarded as a phenomenon in the world of Jiu Jitsu, having achieved success in the sport since his teenage years. He and his brother João Miyao are among the most accomplished competitors in the history of the sport, having won numerous major titles, including the gold medal in the open weight division of the IBJJF World Championship (2013 brown belt) - a remarkable achievement for someone who competes in the light featherweight category (64 kg/141lbs). Paulo and his brother are also known for their work ethic and extreme dedication to the sport.Notable Achievements:
- 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2015 / 2019)
- 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2019)/li>
- 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi (2015 / 2021)
- 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2019 / 2022)
- 1st Place ACB JJ 65 KG (2018)
- 1st Place ACB JJ 6 Grand Prix (2017)
- 1st Place ACB JJ 8 Grand Prix (2017)
- 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2014)
One of the elite competitors in women's Jiu Jitsu
Michelle Nicolini a black belt under Robert Drysdale, has the second most IBJJF World Championship titles (8x) at black belt level, and one of the most spectacular competitive records of all time. Her achievements include multiple Pan American, European, Brazilian National gold medals and ADCC title. She has also been inducted into the IBJJF Hall of Fame.
BJJ Black Belt and Owner of CHAMPIONFIT
Margaret Grindatti, an accomplished American grappler and BJJ black belt, has made an indelible mark on the sport. With multiple World, Pan, and American Nationals championships in both Gi and No-Gi, she's a formidable force. She's also the 2022 European Open Champion and has earned recognition as an ADCC West Coast Trial medalist and a World and Pan No-Gi black belt medalist. With seven world championships, including notable finishes at Pan Ams and Worlds, Grindatti is a force to be reckoned with. Maggie Grindatti is also the proud owner of CHAMPIONFIT, a company dedicated to providing services to athletes worldwide. Currently representing the ATOS team, she brings her expertise and passion to the vibrant Jiu-Jitsu scene in Miami.
Black Belt Under Rodrigo Cavaca
Luiza Monteiro, a BJJ practitioner trained by Rodrigo Cavaca, is widely recognized for her association with the Projecto Social Lutando Pelo Bem team of Cicero Costha (PSLPB). Following her promotion to black belt in December 2010, Monteiro rapidly gained prominence as one of the premier jiu-jitsu athletes of her generation, winning multiple medals across various weight divisions, including featherweight and medium-heavyweight. She has represented several teams, including Checkmat and PSLPB, as well as New School Brotherhood (2015-2018) and Atos (2018-). Notable accomplishments in her career include winning first place twice at the IBJJF World Championship, three times at the IBJJF World Championship No-Gi, nine times at the IBJJF Pan Championship, the 2014 IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi, four times at the IBJJF Brazilian Nationals, two times at the IBJJF European Open (2019 / 2023), the 2014 IBJJF NYC Pro Championship, and the 2019 UAEJJF Queen Of Mats.
Founder of Anacoreta Jiu Jitsu Academy - Rome
Luca Anacoreta is a highly accomplished 3rd Degree Black Belt Jiu Jitsu practitioner and the founder of Anacoreta Jiujitsu in Rome. He holds the distinction of being the Italian athlete with the most victories in IBJJF and Polaris tournaments. Anacoreta has multiple European IBJJF Gi and No Gi championships under his belt, as well as medals from the World IBJJF championship.
Luta Livre and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Flavio Santiago works as a coach at the Coachinglab academy and is well-known for his abilities to train some of the strongest competitors. As a highly decorated black belt, he is considered as the founder of Luta Livre in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Italy.
Second Degree Brasilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Andrea Lavaggi is a highly accomplished martial artist and coach, who has earned a second degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as well as a black belt in Luta Livre. He has also achieved significant success in wrestling and grappling competitions, both in Italy and on the international stage.
Worlds, ADCC, Abu Dhabi World Pro and Nogi Worlds Absolute Champion
Felipe Pena is recognized as one of his generation's best Jiu Jitsu competitors. A reputation built with victories in the ADCC, Copa Pódio', Brazilian Nationals, and the Abu Dhabi Pro Championship. Felipe Pena, nicknamed "Preguica," hails from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and is a world-renowned black belt champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He competes for the Gracie Barra team and has an impressive record of victories at the IBJJF and ADCC world championships, having competed numerous times against top-level opponents and emerging victorious against some of the most prominent figures in the sport.
5th Degree Black Belt
Demian Maia, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, achieved remarkable success in both disciplines. He excelled in grappling, securing prestigious titles like the World Cup (2002, 2003) and ADCC (2007). In his MMA career, Demian made title attempts in the middleweight division of the UFC in April 2010 and the welterweight division in July 2017. Notably, he holds one of the UFC's longest winning streaks through successful submissions, totaling five consecutive victories.
Head Coach of Budo Clan
Professor Dario Bacci is a 3rd Degree Black Belt under the legend Jean Jacques Machado. He has attained his expertise through extensive travels around the world and is also one of the top IBJJF referees. Bacci serves as the president of the Italian Union Jiu Jitsu.
Black Belt under Roger Gracie
Daniel Strauss (aka “The Raspberry Ape”) is a Jiu Jitsu Black belt known for putting a big emphasis on strength and conditioning. He is an active and successful competitor with many achievements at the highest level of the competitive scene:Notable Achievements:
- IBJJF No-Gi European Champion
- British and English Champion (Black Belt)
- NAGA elite European Champion
- Number one ranked Black Belt by the UKBJJA
- ADCC, Polaris, EBI and Quintet Veteran
Bruno Malfacine " Mister 10x "
4th Degree Black Belt
Bruno Malfacine, widely recognized as the greatest rooster weight in jiu jitsu history, is a black belt under Vinicius Amaral. Malfacine has won an impressive ten world titles (IBJJF) at the black belt level, surpassing Omar Salum's previous record of world championship gold medals in 2000. Malfacine began his career at Game Fight/UGF's academy before moving to the Alliance camp, where he quickly established himself as one of the team's standout competitors.
Black Belt Under Fábio Holanda and Leonardo Saggioro
Brianna Ste-Marie, a grappler from Canada, has attained the rank of black belt in jiu-jitsu under the tutelage of Fábio Holanda and Leonardo Saggioro of the Brazilian Top Team (BTT). She is regarded as one of the foremost competitors of her generation, which she earned early on in her career as a colored belt, through her numerous achievements in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), including noteworthy titles such as World No-Gi, Pan American (Gi and No-Gi), and European Championships.
Black Belt Under Caio Almeida
Bianca Barbosa Basilio, also referred to as Bia Basilio, holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Caio Almeida. She has gained worldwide recognition for her outstanding performances, having clinched several world championships in lower belt divisions. Recently, in 2022, she achieved the pinnacle of success by winning the black belt World Jiu Jitsu Championship. In addition, she is a reigning Pan American Champion from 2019, an ADCC Submission Fighting World Champion and a three-time Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion.
3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt
At the age of 16, Bernardo Serrini started his martial arts journey by practicing traditional Ju Jitsu, where he ultimately earned a black belt. However, towards the end of the 1990s, he was introduced to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and submission grappling and was immediately captivated by their techniques and principles. In his pursuit of mastering these disciplines, he travelled extensively and trained with numerous Brazilian masters. Fast forward to 2010, he attained a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and became the official representative of MatSide Jiu Jitsu in Italy.
To Be Announced
The VenuesThe venue is 10–15 minutes by bus from the city center, and the organizer has arranged for transportation for attendees. Alternatively, you can reach the camp by bus or taxi. It includes a primary training area with over 400 square meters of mat space, plus two separate mat spaces where additional seminars will be held. There are changing rooms, showers with hot water, and a food court that serves açaí bowls, espresso, and other delicious lunch options, allowing you to train as long and hard as you want!
AgendaThe official agenda will be announced before the camp!
|Day 1 September 20|
|Day 2-5 September 21-24|
|Day 6 September 25|
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