Monday, December 15, 2008

BJJ in China

Last week China has given a huge step to develop BJJ around not only in that area but for sure in the whole Asia.
On the 8th of december has officialy started the Jiu Jitsu Federation Of China (JJFC) with headquarters in Shanghai. With total support of JJFJ (Jiu Jitsu Federation of Japan) it has brought all the way from Brazil, black belt Chico Mendes, who will be living in China & responsable to help spreading BJJ around that area.
For it's 1st week, JJFC has count with the presence of two more black belts Leo Vieira, that came also from Brazil & Marcos Escobar currently living and teaching in Malaysia. Both of them came to Shanghai to give total support for the initiative.
During the Opening Cerimony more than 100 people could see many techniques and videos about BJJ. In the end of the event all were invited for a trial class under Chico Mendes & Leo Vieira.
JJFC has as it's main goal to spread BJJ around China and help developing the sport in that country. The federation itself is keen to help all BJJ clubs in China to grow and make the sport even stronger. JJFC President Mr. Yamada Shigetaka and all his Team will imput all efforts to make it happens in China.
You can visit JJFC website @

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Goodby Brother!

Hey Everybody,

I was waiting till last minute to release this post...
In fact isn't for me an easy thing to talk about a friend that's leaving for good.
Would like to say that it was a big time to have had Mkhtar training with us. I'm glad to have had him as my student & friend!
Bro, I (in name of the whole family) would like to wish you all the best!
We will really miss you here!
Make sure you'll come back to visit us asap!

S...h...a...r...m...o...o... "show me yourself!" hehehe
شكرا جزيلا
وقد يكون آمنا الرحلة, سأعود قريبا

Monday, November 17, 2008



Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Chico Mendes arrived in Malaysia last saturday and now, everybody is getting more excited with the idea of the BJJ Camp, starting this friday 14th.
All crew is getting into the BJJ Camp's spirit and having a great BJJ experience.
Escobar & Chico are conducting classes together at Crush and all Team is having a great learning.
Awesome training, lots of hard work and good vibe - That's simply fantastic!!
Of course we're bringing some pics and videos of last tuesday's training with Chico Mendes over here.

After training some fun time... Everybody showed some secret skills when Chico promoted the "1st BJJ Dance Contest".

Check it out below

Another friend very expected for the weekend is our third black belt from Brazil -Cristiano Carvalho that might be arriving in Malaysia this friday, very early in the morning. Cristiano comes from Singapore and goes straight to Pangkor Island.

More updates are coming soon... Stay tuned!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Sunday, August 24, 2008


Watch the Video To See What's Waiting For You!

To anyone interest in improving their BJJ skills.
All levels welcome.
Space are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Friday, July 18, 2008


All crew preparing for the championship.
Thanks to all folks for the hard training and help!
Special thanks to Rico for the tips & all knowledge!

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Açaí the BJJers Favourite

well it was half of the bowl when the pic was taken...

...delicious anyways!!

BRASIL ... WITH "S" !!

Our 1st week in Brazil has started very well! MMA, BJJ & Acai... what else could I ask for?
We'll have some BJJ & MMA events coming up in the following weeks... some fellas will compete and we're helping them in the preparation for the upcoming events!
Here we go with some pics...

Pedro Rizzo & Daniel Pirata Preparation

Wednesday, June 25, 2008


Only 4 months after have started our BJJ center in Malaysia we got all the reasons to celebrate!

1st - More friends!! Yes, our family is growing fast!
2nd- More space: - our center is expanding and it's just the beggining! There's much more coming up...
3rd- New members, new area... of course we got to change name:

mixed martial arts

4th- My holiday is coming! (This is the best part by the way...)

Well, last tuesday our "Big Bro" Moktar had the great idea to bring all gang to a fantastic arab restaurant!!
Few steps before we get there:
1- Train jiu jitsu to get (more) hungry, of course.
2- Eat all the food that was waiting for us over there... thx Moktar! U d man!

We just did not expect soooooo much food!!!! Of course we could't finish it! hahahah

Food Party!

Tuesday, June 17, 2008


Stage 1
to clean up... to reorganize & to give a little colour!! of stage 2!!
Still have a lot to do!

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Tuesday, February 19, 2008


CHECK MAT Jiu Jitsu has finally arrived in Kuala Lumpur!!!

One of the world's best bjj teams is being represented by the

2nd Degree Black Belt, ADCC Champion Marcos Escobar.

The classes are being held at CRUSH MMA CENTER.

Any inquiry please contact: or

Phone number: +60 12 2206 064 (Miles)

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