The European Jiu-Jitsu Championships goes down this January 24-27 at the Complexo Municiapl Esportivo Casal Vistoso in Lisbon, Portugal. The event brings out many of the top European and World competitors and this year it is no different, with big names like Rubens Charles "Cobrinha", Augusto "Tanquinho" Mendes, Michael Langhi, (read more)
IBJJF New Rules
The IBJJF has update their competition rules for 2013. Check out the official list of changes below:
The IBJJF introduces changes in the rules of Jiu-Jitsu for 2013. The IBJJF has made several changes in the rules of Jiu-Jitsu for 2013. The new rules will be active for the European Open Championship, which takes place January 24-27 in Lisbon, Portugal. (read more)
Kid Peligro on Carson's Corner Kid Peligro was stoked to be on Carson's Corner recently. The MMA show at times has BJJ people on it. In this show we talked about several topics including some of the latest happenings in BJJ.
To listen to the entire show go to: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/carsonscorner/2013/01/15/carsons-corner-with-bob-carson
Kid Peligro nominated for the MMA.TV
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BJJ Revolution Camp in Rio
Here is the official announcement of the 2013 BJJ CAMP IN RIO Hot smile
This year we will have some new attractions as a Visit to Christ the redeem ,Sugar loaf ,Rio botanical garden ,Tour around Rio wonderful beaches,watch live a soccer game for the Brazilian seria A League and a special day train at the famous Carlson gracie headquarter in Copacabana Beach and at world famous MMA team Brazilian top team.
Final camp day celebrated at the top Churrascaria in Rio to have some brazilian world famous BBQ!
Join us in this unique experience to visit the Birth city of BJJ ,home of the 2014 Soccer world cup and 2016 Olympic games .
Space is limited and a pre registration is required .
Is important to everyone follow this steps to be in Rio at the camp on July .
1-Make your passport .
2- Get your Brazilian Visa [Find a Brazilian consulate next to your city ]http://www.brazilsf.org/other_consulates_eng.htm
3-Book your flight .from US Continental ,United ,AA and Delta have good flights to RIO ,Us airways ,Korean airlines and Copa airlines also offer this flights .
From Asia Air france and Emirates offers the best options .
Just shop around and sooner you do is better and cheaper .
4- Book a hotel ,Apart hotel,hostel or B B .
In Leblon beach you have all this options ,from 5 stars hotel to Hostels ,all depend of you .
I suggest as a hostel The Leblon spot www.leblonspot.com/hostel_en or for a group or a couple to stay at Mercure http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-3469-mercure-rio-de-janeiro-leblon/index.shtml.But if you google Leblon you ll find a lot of options.Definitely you want to be in Leblon Beach .
5 - Pay the camp to reserve your spot . Max 20 people [14 spots open]
After this steps I ll need the follow info from you :
- Airline itinerary ,Arrival and departure schedule day and hours .
-Hotel address ,check in and check out day .
- Emergency telephone contact [with area code].
-The Masters/seniors Worlds international and the Rio international open will be in Rio one week after the camp and will be a great opportunity to compete in Rio .
- Travel insurance is recommended .
Let me know if you have any other question firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you ,
Rodrigo Medeiros ,Julio Fernandez and Francisco "Toco" Albuquerque
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