Arete Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Malta is proud to be part of the Cicero Costha PSLPB affilitation , one of the most hard-working and winning team of this era, Cicero Costha has produced World BJJ Champions like Leandro Lo, Paulo Miyao, Joao Miyao, Thalison Soares… he visits his affiliations at least once a year

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Beginners course every month

Due to the high volume of enquiries, we are launching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Beginners on on the first monday of every month

No previous experience is required, all levels and genders are welcome.

The Classes will be held by the head coach Thomas.

Professor Thomas

-Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under the famous CICERO COSTHA

-Wrestling experience under Headcoach Dylan Fussel

-Muay Thai experience having lived 2 years in Thailand

-MMA experience

-Karate Background

Thomas is Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and trained all over the world, he has experience in thai boxing, wrestling, boxing, MMA

The classes will be taught in English, but Thomas is capable of speaking French/Spanish and Portuguese as well.


The course starts on the first monday of every month

The course lasts 4 weeks.

There are 2 sessions each week

Monday: 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Wednesday: 6.30pm – 7.30pm

What do you need

T-shirt/rash guard + shorts, spats or track pants

Bottle of water

No piercings or jewellery

Cut your nails

Content of the course


Week 1

-BJJ history/ Introduction

-Your first judo throw harai-goshi

-Your first submission : The rear naked choke

-Your first sparring/fight

-Giftwrap to the back to RNC


Week 2 

-Your first wrestling takedown single leg

-Your first jointlock : The americana

-Combination of Americana to gifwrap to the back

-Combination of Americana to straight Armbar



Week 3

-Modification of the single leg finish to high single leg finish

-Giftwrap to the armbar

-Knee on belly to farside armbar



Week 4 (self defense week)

-How to avoid punches from the guard

-How to reguard

-How to stand up (technical stand-up)

-Tripod sweep

-Tomahawk sweep



After completing the 4-week course students can join the advanced classes.

The minimum age for the course is 16 years.



The price for the 4-week course is 60€.


How to Sign up

You can sign up for the course by sending us an email below
Just tell us your name, age and if you have any previous experience of any martial arts sports.