Pura Vida: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Camp Costa Rica 2017

Pura Vida: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Camp Costa Rica 2017






November 10-14th 2017

We are only accepting maximum 20 participants this year so reserve your spot early

“I’ve definitely noticed big changes in my jiu jitsu game since comping back from the camp. One of my regular training partners said it felt like I jammed MONTHS of improvement into a week after one of our first rolls after I got back from the camp. “

-Joe Pagano, blue belt, Jan. 2017 participant

Last year was a great!






A picture from the Jan. 2017 camp



Jiu Jistu in a small group environment, right next to the sand of a world class beach, 4 star hotel

The Resort



      • Pool facing the beach
      • Jacuzzi
      • Spa
      • Souvenir shop,
      • Tour desk

Bahia Del Sol is a small boutique resort on an uncrowded, beautiful beach in Costa Rica’s most popular tourist region.






Resort Information

4 Star Hotel Right on Potrero Beach


LOCATION – Bahia Del Sol Beach Front Hotel & Suites Guanacaste

Playa Potrero, Brasilito, 5111, Costa Rica

RESORT PHONE – (+506) 2654 4671

RESTAURANT – Nasu Restaurant – Specializing in international cuisine

HOURS – 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 pm








Most meals will be provided at the hotel. Breakfast is included and an additional 6 meal voucher for Nasu Restaurant is included in the price of the hotel. There are also good restaurants and bars within walking distance of the hotel.

Outside of Training


There will be group boat trips to Las Catalinas islands. There will be snorkeling and lunch at a hidden beach.

Participants will have the option of several other activities that can be arranged (at additional cost) such as surf trips, rafting, horseback riding, and diving.

We will also have opportunities to enjoy the nightlife at nearby spots or in Tamarindo, the area’s most populated and developed beach town.




Participants are responsible for arranging their own airfare

If you would like assistance we suggest this travel agent ; laura@day-dreamvacations.com

Liberia Airport (LIR) is about 1 hour drive from the camp. Taxi’s are less than $80 to the airport. Transportation can be arranged through the hotel or simply get a taxi as you leave the airport.

It is Best to fly to Liberia airport (LIR), because the camp is approximately 4 hours from the San Jose (SJO) Airport.


BJJ Instructors

Some of the worlds very best teachers working closely with you to improve your Jiu Jitsu as well as black belt assistant instructors to insure you get lots of personal attention and great live training.

Daniel Gracie

Main Instructor

Brazilian National Champ, ADCC 3rd Place, Pride Veteran. He also coaches several UFC fighters and top blackbelt IBJJF competitors





Shawn Williams

Main Instructor

He has been called the “teacher’s teacher” by top Jiu Jitsu coaches, Originator of the Williams Guard, Commentator for Flo Grappling and other televised BJJ events.




Warren Stout

Assistant Instructor

Former DI wrestler for Lehigh, Pan No-Gi place-winner at adult Blackbelt, Head Instructor at Stout Training -Team Renzo Gracie






Fernando Moya

Assistant Instructor

Place-winner at several IBJJF opens at adult blackbelt, John Danaher Blackbelt, Head Instructor at Costa Rica Jiu Jitsu Academy

Juan Barrantes

Assistant Instructor

Juan is a former MMA fighter who has fought is Bellator. He is a Jiu Jitsu blackbelt, instructor at Athletic Advance CR and yoga instructor.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training Outline

We will have one jiu jitsu session on the first and last days of camp. During the full days we will have a morning and evening session with open mat time mid-day. Sessions will be about 2 hrs. We will have 3 sessions one day. We will provide a detailed outline of training before participants arrive.

We will also have morning yoga sessions (6:30am) and an afternoon yoga session



Register for Camp Now

Families are Welcome! We will offer a special rate for non-jiu jitsu participants who stay in a room with participants.

Have several family members? Let us know and we can make a special discount and arrange a family suite.

We also offer a special couples discount!

You can email us to pay in installments or to let us know of special accommodations.

Prices will go up after June 1st 2017 (when we have to block the rooms) and we only have space for 20 participants REGISTER EARLY so you don’t miss the camp.