How to ruin BJJ - with Chris Paines

Florence, Italy

When: 16 – 17 Dec 2023

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Join Chris Paines to discover the newest conceptual trend in the ongoing development of modern Jiu-Jitsu.

Immerse yourself in a 2-day camp in the picturesque city of Florence, Italy, led by the renowned English black belt, Chris Paines. During this unique camp, you will delve into the cutting-edge conceptual trends shaping the continuous evolution of modern Jiu-Jitsu. Rather than overwhelming you with an endless array of techniques to memorize, the approach at this camp emphasizes a focused understanding of what truly makes techniques effective. The camp organizers take a conceptual and highly practical approach to Jiu Jitsu, allowing you to grasp the underlying principles that drive successful execution.

What's Included

  • 3 Two - Hour Classes
  • Highly Practical Approach to Jiu Jitsu


Chris Paines

1st Degree Black Belt

At the young age of 13, Chris Paines commenced his martial arts training with Japanese Jujitsu. In 2009, he joined the renowned Fighting Fit Combat Sports gym in Stone, England, where he enrolled in Submission Wrestling and eventually became the instructor for Grappling classes. In March 2019, Paines earned his Black Belt from Priit Mihkelson. Being the head coach of Fighting Fit Grappling in the UK currently, he not only trains competitors but also competes himself in submission-only events both domestically and internationally.



Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Italy, Florence, often known as "Firenze" in Italian, stands as a remarkable city celebrated for its extensive historical legacy, awe-inspiring architectural wonders, and profound influence on art, culture, and the Renaissance. It boasts a wealth of splendid architectural achievements, notably the iconic Florence Cathedral (Duomo) featuring its distinctive dome, ingeniously designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. This city also encompasses an abundance of historic palaces, churches, and museums. Traversed by the tranquil Arno River, Florence is most renowned for the enchanting Ponte Vecchio, an ancient bridge adorned with jewelry shops. The city's various bridges, including the Ponte Santa Trinita, contribute to its picturesque riverfront scenery. As the epicenter of Tuscany, Florence is celebrated for its delectable cuisine, presenting traditional Tuscan dishes such as ribollita, pappa al pomodoro, and the famous Florentine T-bone steak. Alongside culinary delights, Florence's winding streets and numerous charming piazzas create an ambiance of enchantment. The central Piazza della Signoria is graced with outdoor sculptures and serves as a prime location for leisurely people-watching. Florence exudes a vibrant atmosphere with its lively street life, a calendar brimming with cultural events, and the warm and welcoming nature of its residents. This city provides a dynamic and inviting environment that appeals to both its local inhabitants and the numerous visitors who come to explore its cultural riches.

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The official agenda will be announced before the camp!
Day 1 December 16
16:00 - 18:00 BJJ Session
Day 2 December 17
Morning Two-hours BJJ Session
Afternoon Two-hours BJJ Session


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1 review for How to ruin BJJ – with Chris Paines

  1. Roberta

    I attended this camp last year and it’s amazing how Cris can give a new perspective to Bjj. Highly recommended

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Florence, Italy

When: 16 – 17 Dec 2023

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