Daily Archives: May 4, 2012

BJJ Seminar with Ricardo De La Riva

Meet and train with the legend Ricardo De La Riva!

BJJ Academy is proud to announce, the 6th Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt’s Seminar late this month at our Dojo. He is one of the most creative guard players in BJJ, having created the the famous “De La Riva” guard having also become an important instructor with several important black belts under his tutelage such as Rodrigo and Rogerio Nogueira, Eduardo Brigadeiro, Walter “Broca” and many others.

De La Riva in Detail

Full Name: Ricardo De La Riva Goded.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Ricardo De La Riva

Most Famous Fight: was against Royler Gracie for the “Cantão Cup”, were Ricardo won sweeping the Gracie Master with his trademark guard. This was Royler Gracie’s first competitive defeat as a Black Belt.

Favourite Technique/Position: De La Riva Guard.

Weight Category: Super Featherweight (64Kg – 141lbs).

Seminar Details

When: Wednesday, 30th of May, due to start at 7.30pm

Where: BJJ Academy Dojo (90 Boundary Road, BN3 7GA – Hove)

Investment: £40 (discounted) before 23/05 and £45 (full price) after 23/05

How to buy: At BJJ Academy reception or http://delariva.eventbrite.co.uk

Info / Private Lessons: 01273 411486 or mcivam@hotmail.com


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