Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy Amsterdam is affiliated with the world famous Checkmat team. This team was founded by Leonardo & Ricardo Vieira in 2008. Leo Vieira is a living legend of the sport and is seen by many as one of the most influential BJJ fighter, known for his revolutionary techniques. Checkmat has produced many champions since their founding like: Lucas Leite, Joao Assis, Michelle Nicolini, Jackson Souza, Alan Finfou and the best BJJ fighter at the moment Marcus Almeida ‘Buchecha’.Because of our affiliation with Team Checkmat, Checkmat BJJ Amsterdam will have many training camps and seminars with world champions.