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Since 1990

About Us

THE ART OF BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU WAS INTRODUCED IN 2008 AND THE FEDERATION FOUNDED IN MAURITIUS, BOTH SINGLE-HANDEDLY BY MR. MUHAMAD TAWFIQ JAUNBOCUS- BJJ PRACTITIONER. HE IMPLEMENTED THE SPORT INITIALLY AT MEDINE, CAMP DE MASQUE (A SMALL VILLAGE IN THE EAST). PLAYING A PIVOTAL ROLE IN THE SETTING UP AND RUNNING OF BJJ EVENTS, HE LAID THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE SPORT TO THRIVE ACROSS MAURITUS AND RODRIGUES AT ACADEMIC AND COMPETITIVE LEVELS.

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Nowadays Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu clubs has been implemented in mostly all regions according to the sports act of Mauritius.

In the same year 2008, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation took birth as a Non-Profit Organisation with the help and support of managing committee members. Gradually the Federation keep on going and new members keep on enrolling.

 

Farook Pirbacosse                                                                             Neesha Balaghee                                                                        Jonathan Lafrisée

Navin Conto Naiko                                                                            Raees Bhojul                                                                                Bunally Azweem

Noorani Sohun                                                                                  Vishal Samonakho                                                                       Kailash Pata              

Roshan Chenglerayen                                                                      Bhaye Mehboob Jaunbocus                                                       Umar Jaunbocus

Noorjahan Teeluckdharry                                                               Goolam Cader Aly                                                                         Ravi Bhuttoo        

Muhamad Tawfiq Jaunbocus                                                          Mohsena Olath – Carramtally   

 

Under the leadership of Mr Farook Pirbacosse -President (2008-2010/2010-2014)- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was finally granted recognition by the Ministry of Youth and Sports as an official sport on the 8 July 2014. 

The approval to represent the country of Mauritius and work under its name has been gracefully obtained through Mohsena Olath-Caramtally -secretary of the federation- from the Prime Minister’s Office on the 7 October 2015. 

 The Mauritius Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (MBJJF) set up its Academy in 2015 and became affiliated with the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation in 2012. As from 2016, the MBJJF sought recognition from the Sport Jiu-Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF) and Sport Jiu-Jitsu African Federation (SJJAF).

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is today the fastest growing sport among all martial arts and combat sports in Mauritius. 

BJJ is more than a simple sport; it is a way of life.

It is an art that requires dedication, time and collaboration while benefitting people of all ages both physically and mentally. The MBJJF cordially invites all of you to embark on this enriching journey with us! 

Presidents Achievement

Recognition of MBJJF as National Sports
Federation on 8th July 2014
Under his leadership the federation has achieved

  • 2 gold medals Abu dhabi Africa trial 2012
  • 1 silver and 1 bronze Punjab Games Pakistan 2013
  • 1 silver open Paris 2014
  • 2 gold and 1 bronze medals Coupe de la Montagne 2013
  • 2 gold medals Open Lutador Jiu-Jitsu Madagascar 2014
Pirbacosse Farook

(2008-2010)- (2010-May 2015)

Recognition of MBJJF as National Sports

Federation on 8th July 2014

Under his leadership the federation has achieved

Use of the name “Mauritius” has been officially granted to MBJJF by Prime Minister’s Office

  • First International Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Tournament in Mauritius (UST 2016)
  • 1 gold medal, 2 bronze at Open London 2015, UK
  • 4 gold medals in Ultimate Submission Tournament 2016, Mauritius (MBJJF)
Naiko Navin Conto

(May 2015- April 2017)

Recognition of MBJJF as National Sports

Federation on 8th July 2014

Under his leadership the federation has achieved

  • 6 Gold Medals (Gi), SJJAF Open Africa Championship, Mauritius (SJJAF/MBBJF) 2017
  • 4 Silver Medals (Gi), SJJAF Open Africa Championship, Mauritius (SJJAF/MBBJF) 2017
  • 5 Bronze Medals (Gi), SJJAF Open Africa Championship, Mauritius (SJJAF/MBBJF) 2017
Shivraj Lutchman

(President 2020)

Recognition of MBJJF as National Sports Federation on 8th July 2014 

Under his leadership the federation has achieved

  • 6 Gold Medals (Gi), SJJAF Open Africa Championship, Mauritius (SJJAF/MBBJF) 2017
  • 4 Silver Medals (Gi), SJJAF Open Africa Championship, Mauritius (SJJAF/MBBJF) 2017
  • 5 Bronze Medals (Gi), SJJAF Open Africa Championship, Mauritius (SJJAF/MBBJF) 2017
  • 7 Golds Medals, 2 Silver Medals and 1 Bronze Medal Open Asia Championship, India (SJJIF) 2019
  • 1 Gold Medal, 1 Silver Medal and 2 Bronze Medals World Martial Art Games in London, 2019
Shamboo Sumeet Kumar

(April 2017- 2020)

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