Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses primarily on ground fighting. The sport consists of many techniques to throw, control and submit your opponent. BJJ focuses on using superior technique and leverage instead of brute strength to defeat your opponent.

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Who we are

GFA is one big group of friendly and motivated people that train under supervision of skilled and dedicated instructors. Everyone is welcome in our team, from complete beginners to experienced athletes.

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Where you can find us

You can find us every mondaywednesdayfriday and sunday in sports- and business centre De Fabriek Leeuwarden, located in the industrial area De Zwette. You’re always welcome to join in for a free trial class.

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Relaxed vibe, honest people, good explanation of techniques, sparring for every level. For everyone who wants train on recreational or professional level!

John Niemarkt

Great instructor. The whole group is very welcoming and everyone helps eachother out to get better. Highly recommended!

Peter van der Burgh

Good vibe, challenging training sessions and a great teacher. Awesome!

Marten Plantinga

Professional group with a great vibe. Everyone helps to get the best out of yourself. Great team!

Rodger Nicolai

Came in tired and overweight, now I feel great and love Jiu Jitsu!

Jildert Vellinga

Great vibe and awesome training sessions!

Jordian Kamps

Highly recommended school! Relaxed vibe, enthusiastic group and high level instruction. A great group of people to train with.

Martijn Schadron

I train at GFA for the good vibe, everybody is friendly and the instruction is great. Clear explanation of techniques and attention for everyone. I love to come here and train.

Manuel Costa