This is what a BJJ Tournament in Rio REALLY looks like (pics & vid)

One of the best things about training in Brazil is being able to compete or spectate at one of the many BJJ Tournament in Rio. But do you know what they really look like?

The BJJ lifestyle in Rio de Janeiro wouldn’t be complete without competition, and there are always plenty of opportunities to compete while you’re here in Brazil.

Many of the Connection Rio guests competed in the recent Rio Open, one of the biggest and best tournaments in the world which is held at the famous Tijuca Tenis Clube.

Connection Rio’s media partner BJJ Hacks put together a great highlight of the black belt finals from the competition, featuring some amazing matches between big stars such as Leandro Lo, Jooa Gabriel, Alan Finfou, Felipe Preguica, Felipe Costa and more.

Take a look at these photos from BJJPix which capture the experience of competing in a BJJ Tournament in Rio. If you would like to experience a competition in Brazil then contact us to arrange a stay in Rio de Janeiro and we’ll advise you of any upcoming opportunities to compete in a BJJ Tournament in Rio.




From training and accommodation to academy visits and special tours, and even small group classes with the best teachers Rio has to offer, Connection Rio offers everything you need for the perfect jiu-jitsu holiday!

Take a look at our brochure – we’ve got houses with pools, huge gardens, and apartments next to the beach: all within 30 seconds walk of top BJJ gyms in Rio!

Connection Rio is the best combination of accommodation and BJJ training in Rio de Janeiro. Contact us today and plan your trip to train BJJ in Rio!

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