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
The first BJJ tournament ever to be held in Rotterdam. We won the title for best team. A lot of medals for competitors from our team; Results BJJ Challenge 2015 Women White -60kg 1. Evelyn Hu (Team Agua) White -64kg 2. Jordy Spitters (Ruthless/Team Agua) White -70kg 1. Nicha Zwarenstein (Team Agua) Blue -82.3kg 1. Petr Kashuba (Team Agua) Blue -88.3kg 3.Ozcan Diler (Team Agua) Purple -80kg 2. Mylan May (Team Agua)
Check out this cool promo video of our team!
We were present at this Grappling tournament with a small group of competitors from Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Haarlem and managed to win the ‘Best Team’ title! Next up are the BJJ Dutch Open and the NK Grappling on October 10th.
Interview Augusto Ferrari – 22 May 2015 PERSONAL Why did you start training BJJ and what’s your training background regarding BJJ, Grappling and other martial arts? I started training Jiu Jitsu when I was 14 years old because I was a little fat and I had long hair so people sometimes confused me for a girl. I was sad with that so I shaved my hair off and I started training Jiu Jitsu like a mad-man. I was already doing … Read More
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
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
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
Yasmin Sewgobind, who has been training with us in Amsterdam for over 10 years, will head to Abu Dhabi to spread the art of BJJ. Below you find a pic taken after her last class before travelling. Good vibes!
Kelly Kilarcyan and Chango Eersel flew from Amsterdam to Lisbon to compete at the annual Europeans Open BJJ. This was the biggest BJJ competition ever with almost 3500 competitors! Their preparation paid off they flew back to Amsterdam with 3 medals: gold, silver and bronze. Kelly fought at blue belt and had three fights winning one by submission,, one by points and one by advantage. Eventhough Chango came home with two medals, the outcome could ‘ve been even better. In … Read More