Archive for April, 2012

Rey Diogo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Seminar on June 3rd!

June 3, 2012 2:30-4:30pm @ Copa Jiu-Jitsu.

Ricardo “Rey” Diogo returns for a highly-anticipated jiu-jitsu seminar. Rey was a massive hit when he taught his 2011 seminar and we’re excited to have him back.

Cost: $50 for Carlson Gracie Team members, $70 for all others

This will be a gi seminar, so bring your jiu-jitsu uniforms!

Rey Diogo and Carlson Gracie

Ricardo “Rey” Diogo

  • Black Belt Carlson Gracie Team
  • Studying and training under Professor and Master Carlson Gracie since 1981
  • Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlson Gracie Team since 1988
  • Two-time Brazilian National Champion and many times Regional Champion of Rio de Janeiro, in weight-class and absolute (open weight category)



Some video of Rey Diogo teaching:


Copa Jiu-Jitsu Grand Opening a Success!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mark Daley and Carlson Gracie Jr.

Copa Jiu-Jitsu hosted the legendary Carlson Gracie Jr. for a seminar to celebrate the opening of our new location at 3727 N. Broadway St, Chicago!

Mark Daley and Carlson Gracie Jr.












We had a great turnout and all learned some great jiu-jitsu!  Join us at one of our classes to get in on all the great technique and camaraderie! See you on the mat!