Mendes Bros 2019 Camp: The Ultimate BJJ Retreat

Don’t know what you’re going to do this summer? Well, I can tell you what every grappler in the world wishes they can do – the Mendes Bros 2019 Camp. That said, not everyone can do this super camp. The main reason is not your rank, experience or desire to go. The camp is such an opportunity to learn from a couple of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts ever that there’s bound to be insane interest. Luckily for you, there’s still room to book your perfect BJJ summer! 

Everyone involved in BJJ enjoys going to BJJ seminars. There’s a ton to learn, you meet new grapplers, roll with different people and have an overall great time. Every time some of the best black belts in the world is heading a seminar, the experience is that much better. Well, let me tell you this: a BJJ camp is like a seminar on steroids x 10! Throw in the fact that it is a September camp run by both the Mendes brothers and you have a once in a lifetime opportunity! To be completely honest, ti may turn out to be an annual thing but you never know! So, instead of thinking what seminar you should visit next sign up for the Mendes Bros 2019 Camp instead! It’ll be worth more than a full year of seminars with other black belts!

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BJJ Super Camps

If you’ve never been to a BJJ camp before you’re in for a real treat! Camps are generally fun experiences, but BJJ ones are a whole different level! You get to do what you love for days at a time, and there’s nothing else but Jiu-Jitsu! You get to learn, you get to roll, you get to listen to cool stories and experiences. Moreover, you get to know people you’ve been admiring for years! In the case of the Mendes Bros 2019 Camp, you get to spend time learning from the two most universally liked characters in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

Mendes Bros 2019 Camp - the Ultimate BJJ retreat posterSo, let’s talk about a BJJ camp first, and then we’ll go into the ins and outs of this particular Mendes Bros 2019 camp. The first day of a BJJ camp is usually getting to know people and settling in. There’s usually an introductory training session where you get to hear about the agenda. Speaking of the agenda, training is usually three times a day, often with some yoga or other fun activities included. You have the freedom of attaining or skipping any class. However, I doubt anyone would be missing a Mendes Bros class!

When it comes to this Super Camp by the Mendes brothers, you need to know that it is the first of its kind. So far, the Mendes brothers have held seminars, but never before an exclusive full-on 5-day camp! That’s about 20 sessions with the Mendes brothers which is more than a month’s worth of classes for most people! Plus, the Rafa and Gui are not just high-level black belts and multiple time world champions, but also very well rounded grapplers. They have crazy amounts of knowledge to offer form any position in both Gi and No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu!

Mendes Bros Camp – The Ultimate BJJ Retreat

So, let’s take a look at some of the details of this crazy opportunity to spend time with the craziest pair of brothers in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! After all, this Mendes Bros 2019 Camp is the first of it’s kind and who knows when or if it’ll take place ever again!

Where? The Mendes Bros 2019 Camp takes is set to take place in Singapore. More specifically, the host is the well-known EVOLVE MMA gym, and the venue is the EVOLVE Far East Square Venue in Singapore.

When? The dates for the Mendes Brothers World Super Camp are 16-20 September. To spare you a frantic look at your calendar, that does not include a weekend as the dates are Monday to Friday.

What You Get: Everyone the signs up for the camp is going to get a whole bundle of services. Most importantly, you get two classes a day with both the Mendes Bros. The classes are scheduled to take place between 9-11 am and 2-4 pm.

You also get unlimited access to the EVOLVE MMA facilities and coaches, as well as special rates from their accommodation partners. You also receive a complementary rash guard, as well as a group trip to the legendary Marina Bay Sands Skypark. But that’s not all. Saving the best for last, the Mendes brothers also include a one-month complimentary (and unlimited) access to their online library at Art Jiu-Jitsu!

Finally, make sure you hurry up as spots are filling up fast, and the event is expected to be SOLD OUT in the very near future!

Training With The Best Of The Best

As if you need an introduction to the Mendes brothers! Still, let’s presume you’ve been living in a hole somewhere, never attempted a Berimbolo and have no idea who these famed brothers are. Let us help you with that. Both Rafael and Guilherme Mendes are black belts under Ramon Lemos of the Carlson Gracie lineage.

Mendes Bros 2019 Camp - roll with world championsRafel Mendes is a true grappling phenom and is considered to be the King of the Featherweights. He has a record number of World Titles in that division, with a total of 6 so far. Rafa is one of the main people to innovate and develop the Berimbolo and 50/50 guard, among many other positions. He is also the man who managed to remove Cobrinha from the featherweight throne. Now, he runs the Art Of Jiu-Jitsu Academy with his brother Gui. They’re also both a part of the Atos Jiu-Jitsu competition team. Rafa got his black belt in 2008.

Guilherme Mendes is the older of the two brothers. He got his black belt fairly later than Rafa, in 2015. He is also a multiple time world champion, with four titles to his name. Gui Mendes is the first Atos Jiu-Jitsu team member to achieve a gold medal at an IBJJF World Championship. He has also known for a wicked top game that includes lots of pressure and the use of leg drags.

Ready to sign up for the Mendes Bros 2019 camp yet?

Wrapping Up

Training with the Mendes brothers is a no brainer for anyone involved in Jiu-Jitsu. Moreover, Singapore is not just an attractive location but also a hotbed of martial arts in recent years. To make things even more interesting, the Mendes Bros 2019 Camp takes place during the Formula 1 Grand Prix Week in Singapore. That means they’ll be lots of things to do apart from two daily BJJ sessions with the Mendes bros!

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