Entries by BJJ Globetrotters

Featured affiliated academy: Stadium MMA, Florida

Where is the gym located? We are located in Port Orange, Florida, the city right next to the world famous Daytona Beach. How many people train there? We currently have 45 consistent members training with us. Is the gym growing – if so by how many new members each month or year? The gym is […]

Featured Traveller: Josh Collins – BJJ Globetrotters

Age: 27 Belt: Blue (awarded in November) Profession: Freelance photographer How many years in BJJ: Two years in May Other martial arts: None Where do you live: Bristol, UK Where are you from: Bristol, UK Other fun or curious information you would like to share: I’m a freelance photographer, and most of what I photograph […]

Featured Camp Instructor: Arnoud Terpstra – BJJ Globetrotters

Arnoud Terpstra – BJJ Globetrotters Age: 33 Belt: Black belt Profession: Jiu-Jitsu coach, Breath coach Started training (year): 2008 City/country: Leeuwarden, The Netherlands   Main achievements in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: I won some medals here and there and trained at some cool places. But nothing comes close to seeing my students grow and succeed. Starting […]

Featured affiliated academy: Black Dog BJJ, Wigan

Where is the gym located? Wigan, UK How many people train there? Currently 12 Is the gym growing – if so by how many new members each month or year? Slowly but surely yes! We only opened in November in a new town with zero students! What are the highest and lowest belt grades training? […]

Featured Traveller: J.P. Maechler – BJJ Globetrotters

J.P. Maechler – BJJ Globetrotters Age: 37 Belt: Purple for a long time :-) Profession: Mechanical Engineer How many years in BJJ: Around ten Other martial arts: I did five years of Muay Thai before starting BJJ and two years of Judo when I was young. (Shouldn’t have stopped Judo… would help me now for […]

Featured affiliated academy: Abstract Jiu Jitsu, Houston

Where is the gym located? Abstract is located in Kingwood, about 25 minutes north of Houston TX. How many people train there? So we have two parts to the business model. One part is of course Jiu-Jitsu which entails 4-6 year-old classes, 7 and up classes, women only, and adult gi/nogi classes. This would be […]

Featured Traveller: Tomás Barry – BJJ Globetrotters

Age: 29 Belt: Blue Profession: Software Engineer How many years in BJJ: I had my first class in September 2017 Other martial arts: I have had very short stints trying boxing and Muay Thai. I have vague memories of doing karate as a kid too. But with the time that I have, I chose to […]