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.
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.
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.
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.
4th Degree Black Belt
Bruno Malfacine is considered to be the best rooster weight of all time in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He is the first and only competitor to win 10 World titles in the same division.
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
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.
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)
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.
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.
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 acai 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|
- Family friendly
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