3 reasons to fight the ADGS in Rio de Janeiro

May 24, 2023

The ever-great Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour, which lands in Rio de Janeiro this June, is very close to its starting point. The tournament takes place on the 9th, 10th, and 11th, at the Arena Carioca 1, with registration open until June 5th on the AJP website.

For those who still aren't sold on the chance to face the best BJJ athletes of the world on the mats of the most well-coordinated federations of the sport, AJP has highlighted three reasons to come to Rio de Janeiro to compete and test your skills at the ADGS Rio. Check it out below!

Rio de Janeiro houses the history of Jiu-Jitsu

The birthplace of the greatest and best-known athletes in our sport, Rio de Janeiro received and popularized Jiu-Jitsu in the mid-1950s. Since then, the link between the martial art and the culture of the locals has only grown stronger. Famous landmarks, such as the first Jiu-Jitsu academies, Carlson Gracie's statue in Copacabana, and historical gyms like the Tijuca Tênis Clube bring the chance to know Jiu-Jitsu's roots firsthand.

The best and most traditional gyms are in Rio

Sports exchange with Jiu-Jitsu is an all-out experience for anyone visiting Rio de Janeiro. The chance to train in the heart of the greatest teams worldwide, with professors that have trained and taught for decades, each with its own focus or specific position, could be the opportunity you need to take your fighting style and understanding of the sport to the next level. Going to Rio de Janeiro and not training in a different environment means wasting a chance to up your game.

Hard fights, easy life

Joining ADGS Rio will undoubtedly be the chance to test your Jiu-Jitsu at the highest level. Athletes from all over the world flock over to Rio aiming to compete and enjoy the natural beauty of the "Marvelous City". A simple hop to one of Rio's paradisiac beaches or meeting one of its famous landmarks might be the high point of your trip. Come to fight hard, but also make some time to rest and enjoy your stay. After all, we're only human!

So don't miss your chance to compete in one of the most disputed Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Click here and sign up now for ADGS Rio!