The Competitive Mindset for BJJ and MMA Camp

Rome, Italy

When: 19 – 23 Jun 2025

Select a Package Starts from $295.00

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Embark on a life-changing five-day Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience this spring at the Competitive Mindset Seminar in Rome, led by Tim Welch, Mindset Mike, and Ben Dyson.

Immerse yourself in a transformative 5-day Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience set against the backdrop of historic Rome, where the rich tapestry of history intertwines with the spirit of gladiators, creating a unique training environment. Develop a crucial competitive mindset through a carefully crafted curriculum that emphasizes strategic techniques, effective submissions, and mental fortitude. Receive expert guidance from UFC coach Tim Welch, Mindset Mike, renowned for coaching 9 world champions, and ADCC European Trials Champion Ben Dyson. Delve into top-tier training facilities at Aurora MMA, generously provided by Lorenzo Borgomeo, Director of Cage Warriors Academy Italy. Elevate your seminar experience with complimentary events, including transportation, guided tours, and group dinners, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to your journey.

What's Included

  • 5 Days/ 6 Nights
  • Competitive Mindset Focus Sessions
  • Elite Coaching Team
  • Transport To/From the Gym
  • Yoga Classes
  • Excursions
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Massage and Nutrition Counselling (For the Accommodation Package)


Ben Dyson

Head Coach And Owner Of Kuzushi Grappling

ADCC 2019 European Trials Champion Ben Dyson achieved global recognition, earning the 13th rank in the world in the 88kg weight class according to Flograppling. His illustrious career includes notable competitions such as ADCC Worlds against Craig Jones, Polaris against Nicky Rod, and IBJJF against Roberto Jiminez. Among his numerous accomplishments, Ben holds multiple IBJJF titles and proudly represents Scramble as a sponsored athlete. As the head coach and proprietor of Kuzushi Grappling in Vancouver, BC, Ben Dyson, a BJJ Black Belt under Roy Dean, continues to make significant contributions to the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Tim Welch

Owner Of TW BJJ MMA In Peoria, Arizona

Originally from Great Falls, MT, Tim entered the world of wrestling in 2004, a path that eventually led him to explore Jiu Jitsu and MMA by 2009. His MMA journey took him across the nation, facing formidable opponents. Prior to going pro, Tim boasted a commendable 9-1 record, which he built upon as a professional, amassing a 14-6 record. Along the way, he had the privilege of honing his skills under renowned MMA coaches like John Crouch, Greg Jackson, and Robert Follis. In 2018, Tim achieved the rank of Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the tutelage of multiple-time world champion Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes, widely regarded as one of the greatest Jiu Jitsu practitioners in history.

Mike Moor

Mental Performance Coach

“Mindset” Mike Moor is a distinguished coach specializing in mental fortitude for elite athletes, earning recognition from ESPN and the UFC. With a remarkable track record, he has successfully guided nine athletes to world championships in various prestigious competitions such as the UFC, Bellator, IBJJF, and the NCAA. Among his notable proteges are Zhang Weili, Kendall Reusing, Amanda Leve, and Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. Drawing on his extensive background, Mike spent seven years as a certified crisis negotiator in the FBI and was a NCAA D1 wrestler. He held the role of Regional Director at Wrestling Mindset from 2016 to 2023 and served as the head wrestling coach at WAR Training Centre from 2013 to 2022, leading five college teams to national titles. Currently based in San Diego, Mike continues to coach athletes and is recognized as an expert in developing a competitive mindset. He has been a featured speaker on this subject at more than 150 coaching clinics, universities, and businesses, showcasing his expertise and dedication to mental performance coaching.

Rose Athena

Yoga Instructor and Extreme Sports Photographer

Having trained in kickboxing for two years, Rose entered the martial arts scene of Vancouver when Battlefield Fight League became her client. Among all the communities she had captured through her photography career, the martial artists stood out as the most welcoming. While pursuing her Masters of Business in Calgary, Alberta, Rose joined her local MMA gym, Champions Creed, embarking on her jiu-jitsu journey. After completing her MBA, Rose embarked on a journey across the United States, visiting various gyms from Texas to Florida. This allowed her to drop in, connect with dedicated coaches, and experience the diverse martial arts culture firsthand. Rose has collaborated on creative production projects with renowned brands and personalities such as Nike, Lululemon, RVCA, Monster Energy, fighters like Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Idris Elba, as well as organizations like Battlefield Fight League, Rise FC, and Absolute MMA, among many others.



Rome, Italy, stands as a captivating blend of ancient history, artistic splendor, and modern vibrancy. As the capital city, it is a captivating mosaic where past and present coexist harmoniously. At its heart lies the iconic Colosseum, an ancient amphitheater that echoes the grandeur of the Roman Empire. The Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and Pantheon further illustrate the city's rich historical tapestry, offering a glimpse into its glorious past. The Vatican City, an independent city-state within Rome, is home to St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums, housing masterpieces such as Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling.Beyond its historical treasures, Rome thrives as a modern metropolis with bustling markets, diverse neighborhoods, and a lively atmosphere. The energy of daily life intertwines seamlessly with the city's ancient roots, creating an enchanting destination that captivates visitors from around the world.

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The official agenda will be announced before the camp!
Wednesday June 19
09:30 Guests Picked up From La Fenice Hotel
10:00 Welcome address by Mike
10:30 Yoga with Rose
11:00 BJJ with Tim Welch
12:45 Rolling
13:30 Closing Remarks - Affirmations
18:00 Welcome Dinner
Thursday June 20
09:30 Guests Picked up From La Fenice Hotel
10:00 Welcome address by Tim
10:30 Yoga with Rose
11:00 Wrestling with Mike Moor
12:45 Rolling
13:30 Closing Remarks - Affirmations
Friday June 21
11:00 Guests Picked up From La Fenice Hotel
11:30 Morning Walk Through Villa Borghese
12:00 Piazza del Popolo
12:45 Spanish Steps
13:30 Trevi Fountain
14:00 Pantheon
14:30 Colosseum
15:30 Late lunch in Trastevere
16:30 Skyline Viewing on Gianicolo Hill
Saturday June 22
09:30 Guests Picked up From La Fenice Hotel
10:00 Welcome address by Ben
10:30 Yoga with Rose
11:00 BJJ with Ben Dyson
12:45 Rolling
13:30 Closing Remarks - Mindfulness And Flowstates
Sunday June 23
09:30 Guests Picked up From La Fenice Hotel
10:00 Welcome address by Mike
10:30 Yoga with Rose
11:00 BJJ with Tim Welch
12:45 Rolling
13:30 Closing Remarks - Higher Powers
18:00 Farewell Dinner


  • 6 Nights
  • Double Room
  • Private shower and toilet
  • Seminars
  • Yoga
  • Family friendly
  • Excursion


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Rome, Italy

When: 19 – 23 Jun 2025

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