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Jiutopia is an All inclusive

4 days training camp

Imagine calm mountains, an amazing Polish 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 Polish 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)

* 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: 24-27.03.2022
Place: Stara Wieś 1
97-570 Przedbórz powiat radomszczański
GPS: N50 59’56”, E19 59’25”

Book your spot

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

Payment Methods:  • Direct Bank Transfer

749€ 4 days experience

All inclusive price

registrations are open!

The Facility

Dojo Stara Wieś.

The European Budo Centre – Dojo Stara Wieś was designed and built in accordance with the principles of Japanese architecture amid the Polish landscape and is unique on a world scale. It is the world’s largest performance training centre for Far Eastern martial arts and sports. It offers comprehensive training opportunities and a chance to experience the spirit, atmosphere and philosophy of Japanese martial arts also to non-professionals and individual guests. Moreover, ‘Dojo – Stara Wieś’ is an excellent place for conferences or team-building events. Sushi, ikebana or Japanese tea ceremony aimed at familiarising attendees with Japanese culture will be an interesting add to your stay at our Centre.

Agenda

Day 1 – Thursday 24/03/2022

  • 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 25/03/2021

  • 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 26/03/2022

  • 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 27/03/2021

  • 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

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

Payment Methods:  • Direct Bank Transfer

749€ 4 days experience

All inclusive price

  • 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 January 30th.