About this Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Sydney is located in Engadine. The BJJ Academy is run by head instructor Bernardo Magalhaes. All instructors are professionally qualified, ready to provide you with the best training experience.

Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu is a martial arts style based on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). In 1995, Saulo Ribeiro received his black belt and began to building of the Ribeiro Legacy all over the world. Soon after, he was joined by his brother, Xande Ribeiro, and together the Ribeiro Brothers have become the most accomplished brothers in the history of the sport. Together they founded the University of Jiu Jitsu and current RJJA Headquarters.

From the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Sydney website:

Our main coach is Bernardo Trekko who is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Vinicius Aieta (head coach of Gracie Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) since 2004.

He has been training Jiu-Jitsu on a daily basis for over 19 years. Bernardo also lives the Jiu-Jitsu life style bringing to his life all the benefits that Jiu-Jitsu can offer, such as calm and happiness, confidence, hard work, perseverance, etc.

Bernardo started training Jiu-Jitsu when he was 14 years old. 3 years after that he got the first place in the podium in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship. He continued to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to improve his skills in Rio de Janeiro until April 2008.

Bernardo came to Australia in 2008. He is very proud to acquire his Australian Citizenship through Jiu-Jitsu. Bernardo lodged the Distinguished Talent Visa whereby Department of Immigration recognized his prominent and outstanding skills in this sport.

In addition, Bernardo has a Bachelor of Physical Education in Brazil and is fully qualified to teach and coach everyone.

Decades of hard training, various titles and a professional fighting career qualify him as a top coach in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. He is passionate about the sport and is more than happy to answer any question that you may have.

Everybody can learn and enjoy training at the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Sydney. Men, women and children alike, regardless of fitness level and size, all are welcome at your gym.


1/59 Kingswood Road, Engadine NSW 2233, Australia

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  • Fundamentals Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Advanced Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Adults
  • Kids & Teens
  • Private Classes
About the area/region

Sutherland Shire


Engadine is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Engadine is located 33 kilometres (21 mi) south of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Sutherland Shire.
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