Rio BJJ Camp

Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Rio

The Camp

April 10, 2009

Barra da Tijuca (Rio Camp location)

Barra da Tijuca (location)


“The Rio BJJ Camp” has been set up to ensure that your BJJ experience in Brazil is enjoyable as well as informative.

Our mission is: “To transmit the culture and the technique of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with the highest standard of comfort, safety and fun.”

The accommodation is in the Penthouse of the Black Belt BJJ instructor in the Barra Da Tijuca suburb of Rio.  Two rooms are available for rent  with a maximum of 4 people at any one time. The accommodation is available for booking all the year round.

The cost per person for accommodation is  from $85 (US Dollars) per night:

  •  All rooms have ensuite facilities
  • Minimum booking is  1 week
  • Booking must be paid for in full on confirmation
  • Cancellation fees apply  as follows: 50% refund if cancelled 2 weeks in advance. 90% refund one month or more. No refund if less than 2 weeks notice
  • Stay can be extended by negotiation with owner (based on availability)
  • Regular Cleaning provided
  • Shared Kitchen including cooking and washing facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Swimming Pool
  • BBQ Area
  • Sauna and Lap pool in the apartment complex
  • Car Park
  • 200 meters to BJJ Dojo and Fully equipped Gym
  • Restaurants / shops close by
  • 400 meteres from Beach
  • Owner on premises fluent in English and Portuguese
  • 24 hours Security

Training costs at the BJJ dojo has to be paid for separately on arrival and  is approximately  100 USD per week.

Your host: Professor Matheus Carmona


Matheus Carmona  (2012 Rio STATE championship; 2008 WORLD NO GI championship) is considered one of the most talented guys from the new generation in Brazil.

Matheus has extensive experience and has competed and won many tournaments.

He is a sought after instructor and trainer and regular runs BJJ seminars around the world including Portugal, Germany, Norway and the USA


trainingYou will train in one of the largest BJJ dojos in  Rio de Janeiro 200 meters from your appartment.

It is in a purpose built building, with massive changing rooms and there is a natural food court available.

Instruction will be  from Brazilian Black Belt Champions recognized by the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation and Rio de Janeiro Federation FJJD- RIO.


gymR3M Fitness gym is in the same complex as the BJJ Dojo. It has state of the art equipment and facilities. It is a very famous gym, and is considered by many as one of the best gyms in Rio.  Lots of beautiful and famous people go there!   You can do weights, dance, yoga, swimming, spinning, and sauna or just have a juice and enjoy the view.