Jiutopia Camp - The Winter Edition
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- 15+ BJJ Seminar Sessions
- 4 Nights / 5 Days
- Food included
- Spa and Sauna Amenities
- Yoga and Meditation
- Special Events
- Jiutopia event gift bag & T-shirt
- Airport Transfer
- Private and group lessons available for purchase
Black Belt under Andre Galvao
Amanda Bruse, a rising star hailing from ATOS Jiu Jitsu in San Diego, California, has been mentored by the legendary Andre Galvao. In an impressive journey, she attained her black belt in just 6 1/2 years, all while juggling the responsibilities of being a full-time college student and dedicating herself to teaching and training at ATOS. In 2019, she made her mark as the Purple Belt Featherweight Champion, earning a bronze medal in the open weight category. Amanda's remarkable achievements continued to unfold as she secured silver medals at the Brown Belt Pans in 2021 and repeated her success at the Brown Belt Worlds in the featherweight category. In 2022, she soared to victory as the Brown Belt Lightweight Champion at the Pans and also clinched silver in the open weight category. Amanda is not just a champion but a fierce competitor on the prestigious Who's Number One (WNO) stage. Her outstanding victories against well-known figures like Tammi Muscemeci, Sophia Cassella, and Leticia Cardozo have solidified her reputation as a dominant force in the world of Jiu Jitsu.
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.
1st degree Black Belt under Roger Gracie
Joanna trained under professor Roger at RGA HQ from 2006, establishing her full time coaching career in 2018. Joanna is an experienced competitor with medals from tournaments across the UK, USA, and Brazil amongst other countries. She is a former Brown Belt Masters World (2017) and European Champion (2018) and a Black Belt Grand Slam Masters Champion from 2018.
Black Belt Under Ricardo Vieira
Marco Canha is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, promoted by the legendary Ricardo Vieira at the Fightzone academy (Checkmat's Brazilian headquarters in Rio de Janeiro). Born in the “Mecca” of Jiu Jitsu, Marco Canha made a name for himself as one of the hottest new prospects to come out of the Checkmat Academy and has since moved to Europe, where he opened up his own Fightzone affiliate in London.
ADCC & IBJJF NoGi European Champion
Santeri Lilius hails from Finland and holds a black belt in jiu-jitsu earned from Roger Gracie. He is also a co-founder of the LiliusBarnatt Martial Arts Academy, situated in Costa Del Sol, Spain. He gained prominence within the European competitive grappling arena through notable achievements in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) events, securing victory in multiple International Opens.
Black Belt and Founder of the Gravesend Team
Originally from Belém do Pará, Brazil, known as the birthplace of Jiu-Jitsu, Neto stands out as one of the leading black belts in the United Kingdom, excelling both in competitive matches and coaching. Having earned his black belt under Walter "Broca," Neto founded his team in Gravesend, Kent. Now, he's eager to impart his exceptional expertise, perhaps even offering insights and techniques on his preferred position, the half guard!
4th Degree Black Belt
With a remarkable track record that speaks volumes, Zelvis brings a wealth of experience and expertise. Zelvis has a distinguished journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, culminating in his prestigious 4th-degree black belt ranking. He's no newcomer to the winner's circle, having amassed numerous medals in IBJJF competitions. Zelvis's expertise extends beyond BJJ; he also holds a black belt in Luta Livre Esportiva, an official genealogic lineage. As a specialist in Foot Locks, Leg Locks, and Heel Hooks, get ready to elevate your grappling skills with Zelvis's mastery of these techniques. Zelvis has generously shared his knowledge with enthusiasts worldwide, conducting seminars in the USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and various parts of South America.
Double Worlds Champion
Laura Sieradzan is making waves in the world of Jiu-Jitsu! Her journey in Jiu-Jitsu began in 2016, originating from Poland and currently refining her skills at Fightzone London for the past two years. We are eagerly looking forward to gaining valuable insights from her during the Winter Jiutopia Camp. She holds the prestigious Brown Belt under the tutelage of Marco Canha. What's truly remarkable is Laura's dual World Champion title victories, a feat she accomplished not once, but twice: in 2023 as the World Champion in the Brown Belt category, and in 2022 when she secured the World Champion title as a Purple Belt. Her expertise in lapel-based techniques has solidified her reputation as a formidable presence on the Jiu-Jitsu mats.
Dan Manasoiu, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu athlete, was born on October 16, 2001, and he hails from Austin, Texas. Manasoiu, who is affiliated with New Wave, holds the rank of a blue belt. His notable nickname, 'Big Dan,' is attributed to his impressive height of 6'7". Notably, he's an active competitor with an impressive track record, boasting victories in the ADCC trials (2 gold and 2 silver medals), ADCC Open (10-time gold medalist), UFC Fight Pass Invitational (3-time champion), and participation in the ADCC 2022 Veteran division.
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Master of Hatha Yoga and Movement
Demonstrating an impressive 15 years of self-practice and 6 years of teaching Hatha Yoga, Kasia has truly mastered the art of mindful movement. Her credentials are a testament to her expertise, having graduated in Yoga and Pilates from Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports. Kasia holds certifications as an International BODYART Instructor and Yin Yoga Yacep certified teacher. Her fervor for exploring diverse approaches to conscious movement is evident, and her profound comprehension of Yoga emphasizes the harmonious connection between body and mind, consistently at the forefront of her practice.
The VenuesThe accommodation consists of spacious eight-person cabins, featuring three full bathrooms equipped with showers and toilets for your comfort and convenience. You can look forward to delicious meals served in a meticulously organized canteen.
AgendaThe official agenda will be announced before the camp!
- 4 Nights
- Private shower and toilet
About the OrganizerAngelos and Eddie are the founders of More Than Grappling, one of the fast-growing BJJ brands in Europe for BJJ enthusiasts. After the huge success with their Summer Edition in Greece, they've decided to create a winter experience of the camp because one camp per year is just not enough for avid BJJ camp enthusiasts!
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