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Stig Lommers Plads 3
Frederiksberg, , 2000
Denmark

+45 31555042

ABOUT US

Choke Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was established in 2004. We are the most traditional BJJ organization in Denmark and the only group that is directly connected to the Gracie Family in Brazil and in the United States. In fact, when the Gracies come to Scandinavia they usually train and teach at our schools.

We have two schools - Copenhagen & Århus - and over 700 members.

Our founder and head instructor is Professor Joao Pedro Santos, who is a third degree black belt under 8th degree Carlson Gracie disciple Sergio "Bolao" Souza. 

The name Choke is short, strong and relates directly to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. According to Grand Master Helio Gracie, it is also the most powerful move in Jiu-Jitsu . It was suggested by Morten Pedersen, one of our first students.

Our logo is evidently based on the traditional Gracie Academy logo that's been used in Brazil for almost a century. There are three equilateral triangles inside the circle. They represent balance and connection to our roots.

News

Danish Open 2013

Chokeman

The Choke Team had another great showing at the Danish Open of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and won 11 medals. The event was once again held in Hillerød and we brought students from Copenhagen and Århus to represent our team. Our results below:

Gold
Ehsan Ahmad Faizzad - White 70kg
Borislava Kyurkchieva - White 58kg

Silver
Troels Mygind-Klausen - White 82kg - 4 matches / 3 subs (choke from mount)
Petyo Bozhinov - White 64kg
Christian Vester - Blue +100kg
Alexander Rasmussen - Purple 76kg

Bronze
Khaibar Amanulla - White 70kg
Christian Andersen - White Master Absolute
Søren Jensen - Blue 76kg - 3 matches, 1 sub (collar choke)
Mugtaba - Blue 82kg - 4 matches, 2 subs (armlock, triangle)
Nikolaj Kristensen - Blue -100kg - 3 matches, 1 sub (armlock)

Props also to everyone else who represented the school but did not medal: Vinicius, Morten, Peter, Immo, Simon, Piotr, Mikkel. Also big thanks to the Choke support crew: Tajs, Lasse, Krag, Kamille, Sisse, etc