Dates: July 29 – August 31, 2021

A fascinating and unusual camp in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You will have an unforgettable trip as you kayak along the floodplains of the Dnieper Delta, take a trip to the largest desert in Europe – Oleshky Sands, as well as enjoy Dnieper fish soup, barbecue, greens, vegetables and much more in Kherson, Ukraine!

And of course this camp offers plenty of Jiu Jitsu with an emphasis on Open Mat training sessions!

The price includes:

  • BJJ training and instruction
  • A guided kayak trip along the picturesque floodplains of the Dnieper
  • Pizza, herbs, vegetables and fruits in the gym, for lunch after open mat
  • A trip to Oleshkovsky sands, on a comfortable bus.
  • Fish soup, barbecue and much more at a private estate.
Note: Accommodation is NOT INCLUDED in the price.
We are happy to help you with book your accommodation locally. There are options ranging from hostels to private apartments.
Kherson Camp Mats

Day 1 (Thursday July 29)

18:00-20:00 open mat

Day 2 (Friday July 30)

9:00 – 10:00 Open mat
10:00 – 11:00 Seminar
11:00 – 12:00 Seminar
12:00 – 13:30 Open mat
13:30 – 14:00 Pizza
15:00 – 17:30 Kayak / hike
18:00 – 20:00 Open mat

Day 3 (Saturday July 31)

9:00 – 10:00 Open mat
10:00 – 11:00 Seminar
11:00 – 12:00 Seminar
12:00 – 13:30 Open mat
14:00 – 19:00 Fish soup and barbecue at a private estate

Day 4 (Sunday August 1)

9:00 – 12:00 Big open mat
12:00 – 12:30 Pizza
13:00 – 18:00 Trip to the Oleshky Sands desert.

What is the refund policy?

If the reservation is canceled on or before July 20 the payment will be refunded in full. After July 20, the reservation is not refundable.

How to get to Kherson

You can either fly into Kherson Airport or Odessa Airport. Kherson airport is a small, regional airport – look for connections from Kiev or Istanbul.

Odessa offers an international airport and is approximately 180km from Kherson. It is ~3 hours by bus from Odessa to Kherson.

For travelers interested in arriving by train, there is a rail station at the center of Kherson. While this option may take a bit longer, it is a truly unique way to start and end your journey to Kherson!

Is the plane ticket included?

No, every participant needs to provide their own plane tickets and travel arrangements.

What language will the classes be in?

All classes will be in English.

What should I wear?

We recommend bringing at least 2 gis, 2 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.