Here you can find most recent news, updates and upcoming events.

Weekly beginners classes starting from 2nd of May

As our members are growing all the time and we want to cater all the skill levels, we decided to start weekly beginners classes. Classes will be run on Tuesdays (8 pm - 9 pm) and on Thursdays (6.30 pm - 7.30pm). These classes are NoGi -Classes, so you won't be needing...

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Arete BJJ GI patches available

We just received our first set of Gi patches. The patches are embroidered and only available in white. The price per patch is 20€, BUT the price includes a sticker version of the patch. You can get one from the gym.

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Video: Beginner’s Course Finale – March 2017

Yesterday we had the last session of the beginner's course. This was the first time when the beginners and the advanced guys trained together. We decided to threw a bit special sessions for the new guys. The session was a ton of fun. You can check out the recap video...

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BJJ Gi materials explained

There’s a broad range of materials to choose from when buying a BJJ gi from BJJFightGear, not to mention plenty of debate about what the best material is to use. It can, therefore, be confusing to decide which gi material to go to. When choosing which material, it’s...

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Andy Acuff visiting Arete BJJ Malta

One of our goals for this year is to get at least four black belts teach us new tricks. This week we had a first ever Black Belt visiting us  - Andy Acuff. Andy contacted me a few days ago and asked to come and train with us. Andy is backpacking in Europe. He  found...

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Black Belt Visitor vol. 1 – Andy Acuff 26th of January

Andy is the second one from right We are extremely happy to announce, that we will finally have first Black Belt visiting - Andy Acuff from US. Andy got his black belt from Jeremy Akin at Brentwood Bjj. Andy has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu over 10 years and...

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The Meaning Of The Word Arete

Arete means virtue or excellence, it is a trait that distinguishes people and makes them outstanding. It is someone who reaches their true potential and then they stand above the rest, because of their commitment and drive. It is also merit in any form or endeavor....

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Santa Claus vs Santa claus – BJJ Superfight Video

Video of Santa Claus fighting against another Santa Claus in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As year is coming to and end, we decided to invite two persons who both claimed to be Santa Claus. What better way to settle the dispute then in good old fashioned grappling match. Both...

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Few minor changes starting from January, 2017

Before diving into this changes, I want to thank all of those people who are training with me. Even though Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is individual sport, it is sport that is very hard to train by yourself. I am extremely happy about the people whom have started training...

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Vlog and results from Milano Challenge 2016

We had 2 guys entering Milano Challenge. Antti, competed in Master 1, Blue belt -76kg Mark, competed in Master 1, White belt -76kg Tournament was organised in Milano and there was close to 500 people competing. For Mark, this was his first tournament where he...

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December – Christmas party and holidays

Year is coming to an end and there is few dates when we're going to keep the gym closed. 8.12. Thursday - Closed 22.12. - 2.1.2017 - Closed Christmas Party 17.12. We're also hosting a Christmas party on Saturday the 17th of December. Whether you're old member or...

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Guide for taking care of your new Gi

You have just got your brand new BJJ kimono. You've done your first few rolls with your uniform on. Gi is starting to smell and it is time to wash it...but how? You just spent +100€ on it, so you don't want to ruin it, here's a simple guide how to wash and dry your...

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