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Jiutopia is an All inclusive

4 days training camp

Imagine calm mountains, an amazing Austrian landscape and BJJ enthusiasts learning from some of the best instructors in the world.

After more than a year being more or less stuck at home, it’s not a dream but a reality in our Jiutopia Camp. It’s your perfect winter holiday.

Read more about the event and become member of a wonderful experience.

Jiutopia is an
All inclusive

4 days training camp

Imagine calm mountains, an amazing Austrian landscape and BJJ enthusiasts learning from some of the best instructors in the world.

After more than a year being more or less stuck at home, it’s not a dream but a reality in our Jiutopia Camp. It’s your perfect winter holiday.

Read more about the event and become member of a wonderful experience.

The Instructors

Romulo Barral

Romulo Barral is a retired professional grappler as well as one of the top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches in the world. Tipped as “The Number 1 BJJ fighter in the world” by Gracie Mag in 2007, Romulo Barral maintained his top tier black belt status in the years that followed with consistent medals at the top jiu-jitsu tournaments. reaching BJJ Heroes’ Top 10 Competitors of All Time ranking. Originally from Belo Horizonte in Brazil, Romulo Barral established his own successful jiu-jitsu academy in California — United States, named Gracie Barra Northridge.

Full name: Rômulo Claudio Barral

Nickname: Rominho. The suffix “inho” in Portuguese is used as an endearing way of saying someone’s name.

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Vinicius Magalhães > Romulo Barral

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place ADCC World Championship (2013)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2014/2013/2012/2009/2007)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Masters Championship (2016 Master 1)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2007**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2016**)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2006/2007)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World No-Gi Championship (2009)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2013)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2016/2014/2011/2010**/2009*/2007*)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2016/2009)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2017/2006)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2017/2013/2013*/2006)

* Absolute

** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Spider Guard and Triangle
Weight Division: Meio Pesado (88kg-194lbs)
Association/Team: Gracie-Barra

Rafael Lovato JR

is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Carlos Machado who also worked extensively with the Ribeiro Brothers (Saulo and Alexandre). During his career as a professional grappler Lovato Junior made history on two occasions, first by being the first non-Brazilian to win the CBJJ Brazilian National Championship (2007) as a black belt, he would later rewrite is name in the tournament’s history books by conquering the open weight division (absolute), becoming the first non-Brazilian to achieve this deed also (2013). Other important landmarks in Rafael Lovato’s combat sports career were him becoming the 3rd American citizen to win the IBJJF World Championship in the black belt division (2007) and his first major title in a mixed martial arts promotion in 2019 with Bellator (middleweight title).

Full name: Rafael Lovato Junior

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr > Carlos Machado > Rafael Lovato Jr

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2007)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2010)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2007 / 2013*)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2007 / 2008)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2007)
  • 1st Place Pro Sub League Invitational (2006)

Main Achievements (Masters):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship Masters (2017 / 2016** / 2020)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship Masters (2020*)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Weight Division: Pesado (Heavyweight) 94kg-207lbs

Favorite Position/Technique: Well Rounded.

Team/Association: 6 Blades / Lovato BJJ

Marco Canha

is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, graduated under the legendary Ricardo Vieira at the Fightzone academy (Checkmat headquarters in Rio de Janeiro). Born in the “Mecca” of jiu-jitsu, Marco Canha made a name for himself as one of the hottest new prospects to come out of the Checkmat Academy, he has since moved to Europe, where he opened up his own affiliate of Fightzone in London (check Fightzone London website).

Full name: Marco Aurelio Oliveira Canha

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Ricardo Vieira > Marco Canha

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF London Open (2013/2014 Master 1)
  • 1st Place IBJJF London NoGi Open (2013/2014 Master 1)
  • 1st Place IBJJF London Winter Open (2019 Master 2)
  • 1st Place IBJJF London Fall Open (2018 Master 2)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Dublin Open (2018 Master 2)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Dublin NoGi Open (2018 Master 2)
  • 1st Place UKBJJA British Open (2014)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam Tour, LDN (2019 Master 1)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF European No-Gi Open (2012 Master 1)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF London Open (2012 Master 1)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF London Fall Open (2015 Master 1)
  • 2nd Place FJJ-R Rio de Janeiro State Championship (2009)
  • 3rd Place FJJ-R Rio de Janeiro State Championship (2009**)
  • 3rd Place SWOPBJJ Scandinavian Open (2009)
  • 2nd Place UKBJJA NOGI British National Open (2009)
  • 2nd CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (Blue Belt Division 1997)
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* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Weight Division: Leve (Lightweight) 76kg-167lbs.

Favorite Position/Technique: Half Guard

Team/Association: Checkmat

Michelle Nicolini

is one of the elite fighters in women’s jiu-jitsu. An 8x jiu-jitsu world champion, ADCC champion and World Pro Cup Champion, Michelle Nicolini is also a black belt under ADCC 2007 absolute champion Robert Drysdale and one of the main stars in the Checkmat BJJ team. Michele Nicolini’s rampant competitive career has had its shiniest moments since 2010 when she started training under Rodrigo Cavaca at his Santos academy, an academy she left in October 2013 due to some differences regarding the leadership of professor Cavaca.

Full name: Michelle Zonato Nicolini

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Leonardo Vieira > Robert Drysdale > Michelle Nicolini

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place ADCC World Championship (2013)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2007** / 2006)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2010 / 2008)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro (2012)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2012**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2011/2010/2008)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Weight Division: Pluma (Light Featherweight) 53kg-118lbs.

Favorite Position/Technique: Shin on Shin guard; Triangle & Toe Hold

Team/Association: Checkmat

What we offer

An all inclusive BJJ Camp that includes:

  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Food
  • 11 BJJ Seminars 
  • All day Open Mat for Drilling and Sparing
  • Sports & Outdoor Activities (such as basketball, volleyball, table tennis etc)
  • Recovery amenities (Sauna, Steam Bath, Infared Sauna, Swimming in a frozen river..)
  • Yoga

Dates: 20-23.01.2022
Place: Leibnitz, South Styria, Austria

Book your spot

You can book your spot directly by filling out this form.

Payment Methods:  • Direct Bank Transfer

549€ 4 days experience

Early Bird Offer

expires 1st of December.

The Facility

The JUFA Hotel Leibnitz*** is located in the middle of the idyllic nature park “Südsteirisches Weinland” and offers sporty active vacationers relaxing variety for body and soul. The charming area around the wine town of Leibnitz is also a paradise for wine lovers and known for its picturesque vineyards.

The JUFA Hotel Leibnitz*** has a sports campus with special infrastructure that leaves nothing to be desired for true sports enthusiasts: In addition to a multi-purpose sports hall with bleachers, there is a judo hall, an indoor sprint track, a weight room and a spacious sauna and relaxation area.

The great location, a modern equipped seminar room and many leisure facilities make the JUFA Hotel Leibnitz*** in southern Styria an ideal venue for seminars, workshops and conferences.

The hotel’s surroundings, which are also considered the cycling center of Styria, can also be wonderfully explored by bike or e-bike. Numerous cycling and hiking routes lead to exciting destinations. Up to 10 e-bikes are available in our e-bike box. So nothing stands in the way of an eventful day!

Agenda

Day 1 – Thursday 20/01/2022

  • Check in starts at 11.00AM
  • Camp introduction & acquaintances with the Instructors
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Gi Training with Romulo
  • 18:30-20:00 No Gi Training with Rafael
  • 21:30 Yoga
  • Opening Party

Day 2 – Friday 21/01/2021

  • 9:00-10:30 BJJ Gi Training with Romulo
  • 11:00-13:00 BJJ Gi Training with Michelle
  • 15:00-17:30 BJJ No Gi Training with Marco
  • 18:00-19:30 BJJ No Gi Training with Rafael
  • 21:30 Yoga
  • Wine Tasting experience and BBQ 

Day 3 – Saturday 22/01/2022

  • 9:00-10:30 BJJ No Gi Training with Rafael
  • 11:00-13:00 BJJ Gi Training with Marco
  • 15:00-17:30 BJJ No Gi Training with Michelle
  • 18:00-19:30 BJJ Gi Training with Romulo
  • 21:30 Yoga
  • Surprise live event

Day 4 – Sunday 23/08/2021

  • 9:00-10:30 Morning BJJ Gi Training with Romulo & Rafael
  • Lunch
  • Recovery and relaxation
  • Check-out by 16.00PM

Notes

During the day participants will be able to visit town or use amenities such as sauna, steam bath, infrared sauna.

Breakfast: 7:00-10:30 am 

Lunch: 12:00-14:30 pm

Dinner: 18:30-20:30 pm

Prices

Daily Pass
2 Days
4 Days
Early Bird
*by 1st of December
X
X
549€
PRICE AFTER EARLY BIRD
*by 1st of January
X
x
699€
  • Downpayment 30% of the package you choose to reserve your spot
  • Pay off options
    • Cash upon arrival (NOT POSSIBLE TO PAY BY CARD ON THE SPOT)
    • If via bank transfer 14 days before the beginning of the camp
  • Cancellation possible until 15 December

You can book your spot directly by filling out this form.

Payment Methods:  • Direct Bank Transfer

549€ 4 days experience

Early Bird Offer

expires 1st of December.