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BJJ Gozo Camp

January 22, 2024 - January 29, 2024


Discover the island of the Knights of Malta while training BJJ, Judo, MMA with François Deniau, IBJJF instructor, 20x international medalist!

This Jiu Jitsu camp will take you to Malta, where you will explore the magical island and train your favorite sport. With many off camp activities, stunning views and free diving you are ensured to make the most of your vacation.

What’s Included

  • All Year Long Packages
  • Accommodation in 4-6 Persons Shared Bedroom
  • 2 Training Sessions per Day (Morning & Evening)
  • Personal Guidance in BJJ & Judo with François Deniau and Other Instructors
  • 3 Meals per Day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Prepared by a Chef with Local Products)
  • 3 Excursions in the World-Famous Blue Hole, Salt Pans and the Amazing Citadel of Gozo
  • Free Diving Initiation and Snorkeling Equipment at Your Disposal
  • Transport and Jeep Rides
  • Ferry Transfer


Francois Deniau

2nd Degree Black Belt

Professor Francois is a BJJ (under Wellington “Megaton” Dias / Royler Gracie) and Judo Black Belt. He has competed for the team Megaton/Gracie Humaita in Brasil, USA and Europe. As an experienced competitor, he is 20x medalist at many high ranking championships. He is also a free diving practitioner and teacher, which in his philosophy perfectly complements Jiu Jitsu.


Other Instructors from TFD (Team François Deniau)





The stunning European archipelago of Malta is located north of Africa and south of Sicily. Malta has pleasant temperatures all year long and is encircled by crystal-clear waters. You are ensured to enjoy these clear waters to the max with free activities such as snorkeling, free diving initiation with a certified instructor in incredible world-famous diving sites with shipwrecks, arches, caves, beautiful colors and clear visibility.

The participants can also experiment breathing exercises and immerse in another time in the prehistoric sites close to the academy.

At BJJ Camp Gozo you will see some stunning underwater sites, and you are advised to bring an action waterproof camera to capture all incredible moments. If you cannot bring such, just pack a USB stick and the crew of the camp will provide you with GoPro film of your adventures.


Training Facility


BJJ Gozo Academy is located at “BJJ GOZO, 6 triq Jannar, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta”. The dojo is ideal for BJJ CAMPS up to 10 persons, as it can accommodate up to 10 persons. It is a permanent dojo where jiujiterios train all year round dedicated to martial arts, BJJ Camps, MMA Camps. In addition to Jiu Jitsu there is MMA, Boxing and lots of Monkey Bars, Rings, TRX suitable for all kinds of exercises like Calisthenics, Gymnastics, Fitness, Yoga.

The transportation to the training facility (BJJ Gozo Academy) and the outdoor activities (visit of the island, snorkeling, free diving initiation) is provided. However, you are close on foot or by bicycle (which you can borrow on site if available) to the beach, the prehistoric temples, the sea and nature (there is a beautiful valley just behind the academy).



The accommodation is a 4-6 persons shared bedrooms and can welcome up to 10 persons all year round. It is located in the middle of the island in the village – Xaghra. It has 2 bathrooms, a large kitchen, a little garden and a large training area (the dojo). There is also a room to keep your luggage. There also is a room dedicated to water sports (free diving & snorkeling) and a reception area (lounge).

The island is famous to be very quiet and safe place. Xaghra(prononce Shara) is a charming village in the middle of the island with all amenities. The village is famous for its temples called Gigantija, one of the oldest in the world. The beach is 2 km from the academy.


The camp agenda intends 2 training sessions per day. For the 8 Days/7 Nights packages, there are a total of 10 seminars, while the 4 Days/3 Nights packages have 5 seminars.

Bring your Gi as well as No-Gi uniform, as the classes are split 50/50 Gi & No-Gi. The BJJ program covers all the aspect of BJJ, including Judo, Ginastica natural / Yoga, Breathing and Self-Defense. Besides Jiu Jitsu, François will introduce you to free diving (apnea) in Gozo which is a very complementary approach with Jiu Jitsu, concerning how to master your mind, keep calm, relax, let go and push your mental limits.

Changes can be made to make the most of your camp in Gozo!


  • 3 or 7 Nights
  • 3 Meals a day
  • Seminars
  • Yoga
  • Ferry Transfer
  • Meals Prepared by a Chef
  • Beach
  • 3 Excursions

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