A major event for BJJ in Serbia happened last weekend: For the first time ever, Davi Ramos (2015 ADCC champion) andAugusto Frota (head of Frota Academy and 3rd degree black belt under Rodrigo Minotauro) gave a special Charity BJJ seminar to benefit the humanitarian foundation Srbi Za Srbe which helps impoverished families in Serbia. The event gathered 190 participants from various Serbian BJJ academies and all attendants gave a cash donation on the day of the seminar. This was the largest ever BJJ seminar in Serbian history.
Augusto Frota is the owner of Frota Academy in Zurich, Switzerland one of the influential personalities in BJJ/MMA with a varied background in martial arts as well as in business and with a vast network in the industry. Frota knows the who’s who’s of BJJ/MMA and uses his contacts to bring in different world class instructors from various affiliations to teach class at his academy every week. They’ve recently had teaching class and conducting seminars: Braulio Estima, Gezary Matuda, Davi Ramos, Leandro Lo, Rodolfo Vieira, Marcus Buchecha…The list goes on and on.
Frota is a 3rd degree black belt in BJJ under MMA/BJJ legend Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira, and is also an MMA pioneer in Switzerland when he fought in the Shooto circuit in Europe and Japan.
Frota is also the man behind the luxury BJJ camps held in Ibiza, and Cannes which features Leandro Lo, Rodolfo Vieira, Bucheha, Braulio Estima, Mackenzie Dern and Gezary Matuda.
Frota is also the instructor of Serbian BJJ brown belt Uros Domanovic, one of the best brown belts in the world.
In this segment, Frota talks about the importance of proper posture and how to pass the spider-lasso guard.
BJJEE’s editor Gile Huni’s Facebook love video showing the seminar: