PERSONAL Why did you start training BJJ and what’s your training background regarding BJJ, Grappling and other martial arts? I do bjj since I was 14 years old, before this I did football. I started in the beginning of the bjj in my city/ I knew some guys who were training and they invited me to train with them. It was more no gi and vale tudo(old school MMA), so for a long time I did more no gi … Read More
Team Agua fighters went to compete at Nijmegen for the annual Dutch Open BJJ. They brought home some hardware. Robert with the bronze medal. Martin with the silver medal. Alwin with the gold medal
Last Friday Maxime Soucy MMA Fighter from Tristar gym in Canada showed us some very nice techniques @ Team Agua Den Haag. Transitions during MMA class and during Grappling ‘modern’ heelhooks a la Danaher Death Squad, which his team is linked to. Unfortunately he only stayed one day in Den Haag / The Hague Keep on learning and improving!
Nice mixed group at tonight’s training in The Hague It’s competition season, some of the guys are preparing for the Dutch Open BJJ and Amsterdam Open BJJ & Grappling. There are also total beginners that just started their jiu jitsu journey. Well,… journey…some of them will stop in December. It’s always hard to tell who will quit and who will persist. Time will tell…we just train hard, have fun and evolve !
We started two weeks ago with MMA class in our Rotterdam Centrum school, Josephstraat 10. The guys were very excited and trained hard. So from now on, it will be every MMA every Friday. We plan to add another day soon, if the attendance stays high enough. Come and join the MMA class with Rotterdam’s finest 😛 !
The preparation has started for the Amsterdam Open BJJ & Grappling 2017 & the Dutch Open. As always we will be present at these annual events. Some of the older students of our academy have inspired the young guns to compete, so watch out! 🙂
Last weekend, 8 October, there was a Submission Only BJJ & Grappling tournament in Den Haag. For the first time, no points but only Submission was valued. Our fighters came out. From top to bottom. Ozcan as a purple belt fighting the higher belts in the Purple and Up division. He managed to take the silver Daniel getting the gold -88kg with him just being 83kg Denrhy won silver at Grappling lightweight Edwin bronze at blue belt lightweight Good performance … Read More
New season has begun and we will expend our class schedule. In Den Haag starting this Friday there will be a MMA class taught by James Verschuur from 18.30-19.30. For those who still have energy left; the Grappling class at 19.30-21.00 will continue as usual. You can rest in between the MMA and Grappling class and enter when you are good to go! Also don’t forget the Thursday 7:30 AM class !!
Our BJJ & Grappling school in Den Haag has added an extra class and training day to the schedule. Igor Braniste, BJJ brown belt, teaches on Thursday morning at 7:30. Gi or No gi. Start the day training jiu jitsu. Take a shower and head off straight to work or school. You can shower at the academy. If you have to leave earlier, because of your schedule, this is no problem at all. At all of our classes you can … Read More
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