Rafael Mendes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Camp 13-15 May, 2019
The 3 days of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Camp (5 classes) training with “the king of the featherweight division” Rafael Mendes Godoy in Frota Academy, Zurich.
The cosmopolitan Zurich city by the water combines creative urban life with nature in all its glory. Zurich is abuzz with activity day and night with its countless events, diverse museums, own food festival and Switzerland’s most vibrant nightlife. And if you’re after rest and relaxation, you can be in the Swiss mountains in less than an hour.
Address: Badenerstrasse 434, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland
Rafael Mendes Godoy (was born on the 20th of June, 1989 in Rio Claro, a city in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil), also known as “Rafa” Mendes, is a 2nd degree black belts under Ramon Lemos. Considered a grappling “phenom” since his late teens and acclaimed as “the king of the featherweight division” by many grappling enthusiasts, Rafael was also one of the competitors who brought recognition to the “50-50 guard” and the “berimbolo”. Rafael Mendes is also the brother of another Jiu Jitsu World Champion – Guilherme Mendes, with who they own The Art of Jiu Jitsu Academy in Costa Mesa, California. On the 31st of May 2015, at the 20th World Jiu Jitsu Championship, Rafael Mendes broke the record of featherweight world titles set by Royler Gracie in 1999, with his 5th win at black belt. He increased his world title tally to 6 the following year.
• IBJJF World Champion (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010)
• ADCC Champion (2009, 2011)
• IBJJF Pan American Champion (2012, 2011)
• IBJJF European Champion (2014, 2010, 2009)
• UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2010, 2009)
• CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2010)