The annual Rotterdam BJJ & Grappling Open was held this month. It was a tough tournament with mostly Dutch competitors, but also some people coming from Germany, France, Finland, Belgium and Ireland to compete. At the Rotterdam BJJ Open we harvested 3 silver medals; Daniel, who trains in Den Haag, got the silver at White Belt -70kg, in what was only his second tournament. Amu, from our Rotterdam school, won a silver medal at his first BJJ tournament ever. Ozcan, from our … Read More
Kelly has been on lately! After winning silver at the BJJ Europeans in Lisbon, now the golds are coming in. She won the ADCC grappling tournament in Amsterdam. And last weekend she won gold at the Rotterdam Grappling Open. Congrats Kelly!
Our competitors went to Rotterdam to compete at the BJJ Open. We managed to get the title of best team. From the Den Haag Team Agua branch Nick and Ozcan medalled. Nick Pavlov won at Gold at heavyweight and Ozcan bronze at medium-heavy, both in the blue belt division. Congrats!
Eelco competed in the heavyweight division of the Dutch Grappling championship and submitted 4 opponents to get the gold! Way to go champ!
The day started off with the Den Haag BJJ Open; Silver White belt -70kg Jordy Spitters Silver White belt -82.3kg Bence Marjan Silver Blue belt -82.3kg Daniel Franken Gold Blue belt -88.3kg Ozcan Diler Followed up by the Den Haag Grappling Tournament; Gold Beginner -67kg Jordy Spitters Silver Beginner – 73kg Nigel Vrede Gold Beginner -79kg Airton Rodrigues da Silva Ltr: Nigel, Bence, Jordy Top: Daniel / Left: Ozcan / Right: Airton with teacher James
Amir Sheikhosseini a strong grappler with a judo and wrestling background, represented Team agua (BJJ Amsterdam) in the biggest grappling competition in Holland. The gold medal was close, but a small mistake made him end up with the bronze. Amir helps us out with wrestling and judo takedowns during the BJJ and Grappling classes. Congrats!
The competitors from Team Agua in Den Haag, Rotterdam and Amsterdam are preparing for the Den Haag BJJ Open and the Den Haag Grappling Tournament 2016. The competition starts with BJJ in the morning/afternoon and will be followed up by Grappling in the afternoon/evening and attracts a good number of schools and competitors from the BJJ scene as well as the Grappling/MMA scene.
Sparring at the BJJ class in Amsterdam 02/02/2016
Kelly Kilarciyan went to Lisbon together with Simeon Rutges to compete at the annual European Championships. This edition was the largest BJJ competition ever with more than 3500 competitors. Such a strong tournament and such a great result, she made us proud!
Start training BJJ in 2016 at one of our schools in Amsterdam, Den Haag or Rotterdam ! Eight reasons to train BJJ in 2016; 1- Great workout 2- Learn to defend yourself 3- Have fun 4- Learn something new 5- Meet new people 6- Spar hard with a low risk of injury 7- Build confidence 8- Relieve stress