About this Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Ground Control The Entrance is run by Professor Rodrigo Santos, BJJ Black Belt.

From Ground Control The Entrance website:

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on the Central Coast

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art that teaches you how to take down and disengage an attacker. With those skills onboard you can use it in real life situations including self defence, tackling in sports and as an additional skill for our law enforcement.
It's a game of technique and skill, therefore you don't need to be the biggest or strongest. Jiu jitsu holds up against bullies and empowers kids and adults to keep themselves safe.

About Rodrigo Santos

Professor Rodrigo has a nickname "Magro" stemming from his days growing up in Brazil. It means skinny. He is testament to the fact that the skinny guy can win in BJJ.

Rodrigo started Jiu Jitsu as a teenager in Brazil, along with Karate, Capoeira and Judo. Always the competitor, he left martial arts to pursue competitive surfing. When he arrived in Australia, he took up BJJ again, more seriously this time. He likes the competition scene and is proud to have competed in surfing and now has a collection BJJ medals as well. He is also an advocate for self preservation, making sure people can look after themselves in a situation.


5/76 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance NSW 2261, Australia

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  • Fundamentals Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Advanced Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Adults
  • Kids & Teens
  • Private Classes
  • Women's Only Self Defence
About the area/region

Central Coast, New South Wales

The Entrance

The Entrance is a district centre and suburb in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area. At the 2011 census, The Entrance had a population of 3,873 people.

The town occupies an area of land that is bounded by water on three sides. The Entrance gains its name from the channel that runs along much of its northern border that is the entrance to Tuggerah Lakes. The Entrance has been a popular holiday destination since the first guest house was established there in 1885.

As a beloved "holiday playground of two cities", the town continues to grow with new tourist accommodation, including the Pullman Hotel at North Entrance, the redevelopment of residential areas, and the enhancement of recreational facilities. The district's main tourist attractions are its beaches, lake and town centre. It is also suitably located for day trips to the Hunter Valley vineyards.
(Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)