DE BEEN 100%
JIU JITSU - DARWIN
De Been 100% Jiu Jitsu is Darwin’s premier BJJ Academy that welcomes everyone to enjoy the health and social benefits of the quickest growing martial art in the world. Offering a positive Jiu Jitsu experience for all.
We lead others follow!!
We offer three junior programs. Junior 1 classes are for 5 to 9 years old and teach basic techniques from white to grey belt. Junior 2 classes are for 10 to 15 years olds and teach advanced techniques from grey to green belt. Included in the programs are anti-bullying classes. There are also opportunities for juniors to apply for the Junior Elite Team and participate in competition. For timetable and pricing click on read more button.
Darren opened the academy in 2008. He comes from an extensive martial arts background achieving his black belt in Karate. He was the first home grown BJJ black belt in the Northern Territory getting awarded his black by Peter De Been in 2016. Darren has won the QLD open and the Pan Pacific Championships.
Chris opened the academy in 2008. He was awarded his Judo black belt in the 1990’s and was an active competitor on the Australia judo circuit in his teens and early 20’s. Promoted to Jiu Jitsu black belt in 2017 and has been competing in both Australia and overseas over the last ten years. His highest achievement was winning the Pan Am No Gi Championships in New York in 2015 and winning bronze at the 2018 World Masters in Vegas.
Luke joined the team in 2011 and became an owner in 2016. He has an extensive Martial Arts background having spent his childhood training taekwondo. He continues to work his stand up skills training in our kickboxing classes and regularly competes in MMA. He has travelled overseas to train with some of the best grapplers in the world and was a finalist at the Philippines Open.
John joined us in 2014 and has been hooked ever since. Competing at local and interstate competitions including Pan Pacs. John trains as much as he can getting along to all the morning sessions and advanced classes. He coaches the teenagers and the advanced gi class.
Maria is a blue belt that started with us in late 2017. She coaches the Jitz Kids Junior 1 class and is loved by all the kids and parents. She enjoys competing, having recently attended the Sydney International and previously Pan Pacs.
Sam is a blue belt who started with the club in 2016. She currently runs the beginners class with Luke and enjoys helping people start their jiu jitsu journey from scratch. Sam has entered many competitions with her hard work being rewarded at the Pan Pacs where she secured gold in her no gi division. Sam is also a strong supporter of Girls in GI.
Great group of people!Great experience. I have only trained once with them, I was in Darwin for work. Great group of people and Luke was very good in explaining positions and techniques to everyone. Definitely would recommend them. Thanks!
They are a great crew!I started attending classes in 2016 at the age of 46. It was very daunting just walking into the facility for the first time but the instructors and other participants were very supportive and welcoming. The classes were well structured with a variety of skilled instructors. who broke down moves into clear steps, and gave us ample opportunity to practice with people at all skill levels. The instructors spent time with every participant and gave great feedback on how to make improvements.
Fantastic group of Bjj goers.!Great place to roll in Darwin. Very welcoming and definitely worth a visit if you're ever in the neighborhood.
Very welcoming, respectful and skilled people. Thanks !
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