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Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar

On Friday 27 January from 7 to 9pm, Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy (DCJJ) along with Fighter’s Garage will host a (Gi) seminar with Carlson Gracie’s 5th degree Blackbelt, Rodrigo Medeiros. Don’t miss this seminar for all levels, full of the latest moves, from a world renown instructor of champions. Everyone is welcome. There will be rolling/sparring after the seminar. Location: DCJJ. Cost: $70 (New student special: Sign up at DCJJ and attend the seminar for FREE)

Rodrigo Winner

Rodrigo Winner

 


January Special for White Belts: Free Gi & Free Month of Training

Open to all white belts (new students only): Sign up during the month January for the year, and get a Free Month of Unlimited training and a Free Gi. You can’t beat this deal! Hurry-up before you miss this great opportunity to get a head-start with your Jiu Jitsu training!

Tatami Gi

Tatami Gi


2016 Review: Promotions

Here were some of our 2016 promotions. Once again congratulations to all who got promoted this year!

Nic to Brown

Nic to Brown

Joaquin to Purple

Joaquin to Purple

Chuck to Purple

Chuck to Purple

AJ to Blue

AJ to Blue


Women’s Self-Defense Seminar

Don’t forget about our women’s ONLY self-defense seminar on Sunday 25 Saturday! Please join us for this physically and psychologically empowering seminar, where you will learn how to defend from the most common attacks. No-prior experience in martial arts/self-defense is needed. All women are welcome. Please contact us for any questions.

Women's self defense seminar 25 Sep 2016

Women’s self defense seminar 25 Sep 2016


The Coach of Champions: Demetrius Ramos Seminar – Friday 19 August

Third degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Demetrius Ramos, has made several world champions and has a champion pedigree himself. Visiting Virginia for the first time in 2016 he is ready to share his knowledge with all who will attend his seminar.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best coaches at a very affordable price.

Dema Ramos - The Coach

Dema Ramos – The Coach with is Champions

What:   Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar (with the Gi)

When: Friday 19 August, 2016

Where: Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy, Chantilly, VA

Time:   7:00pm – 9:00pm

Other:   $55 per person. Open to all students from all academies. For any questions please email dchrisos@hotmail.com


Special Deal for Visitors (long term and short term)

If you are visiting the area for work, tourism, or any other reason and you are looking for a place to train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, then, DCJJ is the place for you! Our academy welcomes all visitors and we’ll even provide you with a gi if you didn’t pack one. First of all if you are only visiting for a few days or so please come in and roll/train for FREE. If you are visiting for a few weeks or months, we have special DISCOUNTED prices for you, no contract – no commitment necessary. Please stop-by or contact us for additional details. We guarantee that you will have very affordable jiu jitsu experience of high quality that is fun as well! We welcome all visitors from all academies. No prior experience in Jiu Jitsu is necessary for this deal.


Medals Keep Pilling Up for DCJJ Students

Congratulations to Stirling and Joaquin for an amazing performance on 2 April at the US Grappling tournament in Laurel, MD. Stirling with only 3 weeks of training, won double-gold and in adult gi and no-gi, executing the custom-made game plan we made for him, to perfection. Joaquin once again dominated the over 30 age division winning a gold medal in gi and a silver in no-gi. Both men had multiple submission victories. We could not have been more proud of them!

Dimitri with the champions Stilring (L) and Joaquin (R)

Dimitri with the champions Stilring (L) and Joaquin (R)

Joaquin with a strong side-mount

Joaquin with a strong side-mount

Stirling smashing his opponent

Stirling smashing his opponent

Stilring winning his first match of the day

Stilring winning his first match of the day

Joaquin getting his hand raised at the finals

Joaquin getting his hand raised at the finals


Great Results for DCJJ Students at the Last Copa Nova Tournament

DCJJ students, AJ and Joaquin, were very successful at the last Copa Nova tournament in March in Chantilly, VA. AJ won silver in his teens Gi division, while Joaquin won double-gold at his weight division in Gi and No-Gi in the over 30 category. Three medals – two competitors, not a bad day at all and great way to defend our home turf! Congratulations to both!

AJ, Joaquin, Dimitri and Nic (Lto R)

AJ, Joaquin, Dimitri and Nic (Lto R)

Joaquin getting ready to shoot

Joaquin getting ready to shoot

Joaquin getting his arm raised

Joaquin getting his arm raised

Dimitri with medalists AJ (on the left) and Joaquin (on the right)

Dimitri with medalists AJ (on the left) and Joaquin (on the right)


Great BJJ Visit in Brussels, Belgium

While visiting Brussels, I decided to train at the Malicia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team. The team was very welcoming with a number of back belts and brown belts among others. Their hospitality was second to none and I really enjoyed all my super-technical rolls there. If you ever in Belgium please stop by and visit them. You’ll not regret it!

Dimitri and the Malicia BJJ Team

Dimitri and the Malicia BJJ Team

Dimitri with a couple of Malicia Team Black Belts

Dimitri with a couple of Malicia Team Black Belts

Dimitri with the "young guns" of the Malicia Team

Dimitri with the “young guns” of the Malicia Team


Come & Join Our FREE No-Gi Open Mat

If you are you looking for a FREE no-gi jiu jitsu open mat in the Washington DC metro, join us every Saturday at 3pm at Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy in Chantilly, VA. No matter your focus in jiu jitsu (gi, no-gi, MMA, etc), your academy affiliation, or your martial art background, you will find a welcoming hassle-free environment with lots of no-gi rolling and plenty of technique exchange. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!


Boutique Jiu Jitsu at Affordable Prices

Would you like to learn cutting edge jiu jitsu at prices that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Would you like to learn jiu jitsu in a fun and friendly environment? Would you like to be in a small class setting where you get plenty personal attention? Do you want to learn all the fundamental moves in jiu jitsu as well as the latest jiu jitsu competition techniques?

Well, Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy is the place for you! Enjoy jiu jitsu in a clean and safe environment where everyone looks out for each other. Family and friendly atmosphere where everyone looks out for each other. This Academy is for the hobbyist but for the competitor as well. No matter the reason why you do jiu jitsu (fitness, self defense, competition, etc) this is the place for you. The best jiu jitsu at the best price!

JOIN NOW AND GET THE FIRST MONTH FOR FREE!


Don’t Miss This Winter Special!

Sign up now at Dimitri Chrisos Jiu Jitsu Academy for the first time and get a NEW GI for FREE! Unlike other Jiu Jitsu schools where they might offer you a free low quality free gi with your new membership,  at DCJJ you will get a high quality gi of a well known brand. There are no sign up fees and we have a super low monthly membership. The best quality jiu jitsu for the best prices! This offer will expire soon.

manto-gi-victory-black

manto-gi-victory-black


Check Out Our New YouTube Channel!

DCJJ Academy has a new YouTube Channel. Now, you are able to view and study a variety of techniques that we learn in class and get shown in seminars that we host. In addition, you can view competition footage from DCJJ members.


What Is the Best Thing To Eat With all This Cold Weather?

There is nothing better than pizza when it’s cold. Make sure it’s Tony’s NY Pizza! The best in the region and a DCJJ sponsor.

The best with the best…and forget all the rest!

Tony's NY Pizza

Tony’s NY Pizza


Demetrius Ramos Seminar on Friday 11 December

Third Degree Black Belt under BJJ Revolution Rodrigo Medeiros, and Dimitri’s instructor Demetrius Ramos, will conduct a 2-hour Gi seminar on Friday 11 December, specifically tailored to the students’ needs. Demetrius Ramos is a Pan Am, US and Brazilian National Champion. Cost is ONLY $50. Don’t miss to train with one of the best coaches at an unbelievable price. EVERYONE is welcome!

Dema on the podium at the Nationals

Dema on the podium at the Nationals


Dimitri Wins Gold at the NYBJJPRO

It was a good day for Dimitri at the NYBJJPRO on Saturday 21 November, an IBJJF tournament hosted at the City College of New York in Manhattan. Dimitri won gold after a submitting all his opponents. A big thank you to all team members and friends who came up and supported.  This could not have happened without you!

Dimitri winning the gold medal at NYBJJPRO

Dimitri winning the gold medal at NYBJJPRO


Congrats to the Copa Nova Competitors

Congratulations to Troy for winning the silver medal in his weight division and Dennis for taking the gold in the absolute division and bronze in his weight division! Very proud of both of them for doing so well and representing the academy in the most established and largest jiu jitsu tournament in the Washington DC metro area!

Troy being funny

Troy being funny

Dennis's hand raised after a tough fight

Dennis’s hand raised after a tough fight

Dennis, Nic, and Dimitri

Dennis, Nic, and Dimitri

Troy, Dimitri, and Dennis

Troy, Dimitri, and Dennis

DCJJ team photo

DCJJ team photo

Dennis and his medals

Dennis and his medals


Women’s Self Defense Seminar a Big Hit

The two women’s self defense seminar were well attended and liked by several ladies with a little or no prior jiu jitsu training. Looking forward to hosting a few more in the future and helping more women with their self defense goals.

Seminar 1 Group photo

Seminar 1 Group photo

Choke defense

Choke defense

Armbar from the guard

Armbar from the guard

Defending with open guard

Defending with open guard

Seminar 2 photo

Seminar 2 photo

Hip escaping

Hip escaping


Great Training With Rodrigo Medeiros

It was a pleasure and a honor to have Master Rodrigo Medeiros over for a seminar and getting to train with him gi and no gi as well. We had a good time hanging out and we got to picking his brain about his philosophy about jiu jitsu. Thank you Rodrigo and everyone else who came out and supported.

Rodrigo overseeing in seminar

Rodrigo overseeing during the seminar

Seminar photo

Seminar photo

Rodrigo attacking the turtle

Rodrigo attacking the turtle

Seminar group photo

Seminar group photo

Rodrigo and Dimitri

Rodrigo and Dimitri

Rodrigo no gi in guard

Rodrigo no gi in guard

Rodrigo no gi standing up

Rodrigo no gi standing up

No gi group photo

No gi group photo

 


Don’t Miss This Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar!

Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar 2 Oct 2015

Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar 2 Oct 2015


Women’s Self Defense Seminar Sun 13 Sep – DON’T MISS IT

The seminar was designed exclusively for women to defend themselves on their feet but on the ground as well. All ages are welcome. No prior experience is necessary. Suggested attire: Workout clothes

Women's Self Defense BJJ Seminar

Women’s Self Defense BJJ Seminar

 


SUMMER SPECIAL OFFER!

Sign up for one year membership and receive a FREE MANTO Gi! Membership includes UNLIMITED training. Offer ends 9/20/15.

MANTO black

MANTO black


Congrats to Our Copa Nova – May 2015 Competitors

Once again, DCJJ students received some medals in the largest BJJ tournament in the Washington DC metro area, the Copa Nova. This time Nic F. (Silver and Bronze) and Nick C. (Bronze) represented our academy and made everyone very proud with their perfomances.!The team was there in full force and supported them accordingly! Thanks everyone for making our academy such a great and rewarding place to be!

Nic and Nick - Copa Nova May 2015

Nic and Nick – Copa Nova May 2015


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Our Newest Sponsor Is Foster’s Grille – Westfield

If you are looking for a good burger around the Chantilly area, check out Foster’s Grille in Westfield. You will not be disappointed. Thanks to Foster’s Grille, we have some delicious team dinners, and our competition team gets to travel and showcase our Jiu Jitsu in the region. Thank you Foster’s Grille – Westfield for making this possible!

Foster's Logo

Foster’s Logo