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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

2013 in photos

Chokeman

The year of 2013 was simply amazing. Our schools grew faster than ever before, we held multiple events in Jylland, implemented new classes, created successful kids programs and our competition team won medals all across Europe. More importantly, our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brotherhood has become tighter on and off the mats.

The video below is a photographic look at Choke in 2013. Put the volume up, make it fullscreen, sit back and enjoy the ride!