Interview with James Verschuur, BJJ teacher in Den Haag

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James Verschuur has been a black belt for some time now, keeps on evolving and is quite busy teaching in Den Haag. Check out the interview below for some of his thoughts. PERSONAL  Why did you start training BJJ and what’s your training background regarding BJJ, Grappling and other martial arts? I started BJJ because of my older brother (Aron Verschuur, Gracie Barra black belt) He used to show me armbars and leg locks. My background is Karate (Kyokushin) and … Read More

Report from the seminar with BJJ Champ Mauricio in Amsterdam.

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Mauricio Cristo seminar This week Team Agua once again had the pleasure of attending a seminar from Mauricio Cristo! For those of you that do not know him: Maurico Cristo is a BJJ black belt and super heavyweight from the Cicero Costha team in Sao Paulo. This team is famous for it’s many champions such as Leandro Lo and the Miyao brothers. Mauricio is the current European No Gi champion and also a two time CBJJE world champion. He currently … Read More

Maurico Cristo, upcoming BJJ champ, will teach a seminar tonight in Amsterdam!

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Here’s an interview with Maurico Cristo an upcoming BJJ champ, who will teach a seminar tonight in Amsterdam! PERSONAL Why did you start training BJJ and what’s your training background regarding BJJ, Grappling and other martial arts? I started because a friend of mine invited me to do 1 class just to try, I liked it right away.  I`m currently training in Abu Dhabi where I live and teach I have many partners who help me a lot to get … Read More