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Our Headcoach

Rodrigo is a certified Yoga teacher (Yoga alliance) and martial artist, holding a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (1. Degree), which he has been teaching since 2010. Read more

The Dojo – Our Training Grounds

The Sport- and Fitness-Studio Koryo was founded in 1988 and is one of the most successful sports clubs in Berlin. The classically furnished gym offers 2 floors with over 700 sqm with all the necessary equipment and possibilities for effective training.

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Our Team

Checkmat is an international academy, comprised of not only a competition team, but more importantly a multi-cultural family of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) practitioners. Founded in 2008 by the Vieira brothers, Checkmat is now represented in 16 countries worldwide. The Teams' headquarters are situated in Signal Hill-Long Beach, California (USA), and is a regular host to 'The Mundials', the BJJ world championships.