Kaizen

Brazilian jiu-jitsu

a Flavio Behring academy



Kaizen Brazilian jiu-jitsu

a Flavio Behring academy

Jiu-jitsu is a lifelong journey of personal improvement. At Kaizen, we are committed to teaching Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a way to develop and improve physical, mental, and social skills of our students.

The jiu-jitsu that we practice daily and that we teach to our students is in a state of perennial evolution and improvement. Our jiu-jitsu is the result of our never-ending personal research and relentless ambition to learn and understand. Nevertheless, our jiu-jitsu is deeply rooted in the inspiring teaching that we had the unique privilege to receive from Grand Master Flavio Behring. We are committed to following the remarkable example of Grand Master Flavio Behring and contributing to perpetuate his teaching.


Classes — where and when

Classes are held at two locations. On Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, they are held at:

* Gymnasium
Boulevard des Invalides 214-216
1160 Auderghem
Belgium

On Mondays, classes are held at:

VUB's Dojo, building L
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, entrance 8
Boulevard du Triomphe
1050 Ixelles
Belgium

see map

At the Gymnasium, we have a fantastic dojo of about 120 m2.   The floor is entirely covered with tatamis and the walls are padded. An on-site covered parking is available. At the VUB, we have a nice dojo of about 70 m2 and an ample parking is available.

Contact us now to book your trial class at Kaizen! The trial class is free of charge and not binding. Trial classes take place only on Wednesday or Saturday at the Gymnasium.

Kaizen is a nonprofit organization for the promotion of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. As a consequence, our membership fees are particularly affordable. Moreover, students are entitled to reduced fees. Contact us to get a quote.

At Kaizen, beginners are always welcome!

Day Time
Monday 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday* 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday* (no gi) 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday* 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Closed on
Monday2020-04-13
Thursday2020-05-21
Monday2020-06-01

The Gymnasium is closed in July


Jiu-jitsu for kids

At Kaizen, kids learn the basics of jiu-jitsu and, by doing so, they improve their balance, coordination, strength, self-control, fair play, and attention. Jiu-jitsu boosts their self-confidence and, at the same time, teaches them to respect their instructors and training partners.

Jiu-jitsu classes for kids are held on Saturdays, at the Gymnasium, from September to June. Younger kids start at 6:30 PM, older ones at 7:30 PM. Each class lasts 1 hour.

No class on
Saturday2020-02-29
Saturday2020-04-11
Saturday2020-04-18

Meet the team

Mauro Birattari

Robert Sava

Mauro and Robert studied jiu-jitsu with Professor Patrick Chaput, a flamboyant fighter and excellent teacher. They also acknowledge the influence of Professor Fabien Dardenne, a remarkable example of rock-solid, no-nonsense jiu-jitsu.

Since the beginning of their jiu-jitsu experience, Mauro and Robert followed the teaching of Grand Master Flavio Behring. They consider the jiu-jitsu of Grand Master Flavio Behring as the purest, most elegant, and most effective form of jiu-jitsu. Mauro and Robert are proud to follow the footsteps of the Grand Master and to share his teaching with their students.

Mauro and Robert were tested and awarded their GM Flavio Behring Black Belt in 2015 and 2017, respectively.

Robert

Sven

Carlotta

Manu

David

Walid

Quentin

Dimitri

Donovan

Remko

Francisco

Sherwin

Alexis

Karim

Gaëtan

Evgeniy

Mauro

Vincent

Lucien

François

Quentin

Nicolas

Francis

Olivier

Alexandre

Antoine

Laurent

Andrew

Jean-Francois

Geert

Andrii

Isabel

Mattias

Rozie

Leon

Dimitri

Alec

Guillaume

Iman

Harry

Jeroen

Olivier

Filippo

Xavier

Mihkel

Nathalie

Alexander

Marius

Jérôme

Leon

Laurens

Eric

Romain

Hélène

Pouya

Noah

Arnaud

Gregory

Julien

Laura

Keith

Sacha

Georgios

Florian

Guillo

Jérôme

Antoine

Bastien

Vasiliki

Cécile

Dariusz

Akihiko

Ilya

Meryam

Simon

Dylan

Dònal

Stefan

Marco

Saghar

Pierre

Tristan

Henri

Robin

Claudia

Gusts

Achraf

Simon

Raphaël

Corentin

Virgil

Kids

Bogdan

Marine

Oscar

Hugo

Khalis

Eline

Flora

Nikita

Norman

Constance

Emilie

Coraline

Harper

Patrick

Visitors and guests

Mike

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Dan

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Mark

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Ovanes

BBJJA

Patou

Octopus

Darren

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Meaning and significance of the word "Kaizen"

Kaizen (literally "change for better") is the Japanese term for "improvement". The term is associated with a business philosophy that demands that all employees of a company are committed to the continuous improvement of organization, processes, services, products, etc.

We chose the name Kaizen because improvement is our goal. Our mission is to teach Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a way to develop and improve physical, mental, and social skills. We are committed to continuously and indefinitely improving our jiu-jitsu and our ability to teach it to our students. By the same token, we demand our students to embrace our philosophy and become active in pursuing their own personal improvement continuously.

/kʌɪˈzɛn/
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