Travel diary

When I was in Buenos Aires, I went to the Mercosur tournament, with my Uruguayan friend Fausto who competed there. His semi-final opponent was a Chilien from the Equipo Cohab who I met again in Viña del Mar. He trains in Viña at the noon class and give the class on…

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11 July 2016

At the same moment I was in Viña del Mar, Behnaz was there too. I know her from BJJ Women Camp in Holland. She was training at Cohab, so I joined her during a little bit more than a week. It was a lot of good training and fights, with…

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10 July 2016

I met Francesca on the BjjGlobletrotter facebook group. She offered me to train with her in her academy. She uses to train in Cicero Costha academy in Viña del Mar, but I arrived on Saturday and the following Monday was a Hollyday, so we went to the other Cicero Costha…

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01 July 2016

Santiago was my first city in Chile. A friend from Holland, Behnaz, who is a bjj globetrotters too, help me to find a jiu-jitsuka who can host me. I went with him to train in the Cohab team from Santiago. I trained 4 times, gave the technic of the Tuesday…

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26 June 2016

I found 2 members of bjj globetrotters in Mendoza and with their help, I met Marcelo who offered to hosting me. I landed in his family (his wife, 2 kids and 2 dogs) and it was really nice. Marcelo (on the top and right of the photo) is a rugby…

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21 June 2016

Sometimes you meet women who do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Aerial Silk… So good… Due to a back injury when I was a white belt (around 2005), I decided to do a break in bjj and start an other sport : aerial silk. I did it during 2-3 years and stopped…

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14 June 2016

For my second part of staying in Buenos Aires, I was hosted by Pamela Bovida, a brown belt, who I met on the facebook group Bjj Globetrotter. I trained with her and her boyfriend at Nova Uniao at United MMA Fight Center. The first day, I trained at 4pm and…

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25 May 2016

My friend Fausto from Uruguay has to go to Buenos Aires to do a bjj tournament. So I went with him. He introduced me to the Sukata academy of Buenos Aires and the Sukata BJJ women. We travelled by night, bus and ferry and we arrive the morning at 8am….

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21 May 2016

I’m arrived at Montevideo to see a bjj friend, Fausto and train with him in his academy Sukata with his professor Pablo Solis. I will stay here 2 weeks. People are really friendly. Today, I gave the class with basic techniques that I like a lot. And after we had…

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12 May 2016

Porto Alegre was my last city in Brazil before going to Uruguay. I didn’t know, where to train and I found Mario Reis Academy on google map. I knew his name but I didn’t really know about him. I know more about bjj women than men. So I read his…

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07 May 2016

Today, the wife of the owner of the jiu-jitsu hostel pick me up to train to Torres, the city at the side of Passo de Torres. It was nice, there were a good group of women and strong guys. We did a lot of rolls after a football warming-up.

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06 May 2016