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Hard Rock Hotel Maldives to Host Jiu-Jitsu Camp with Augusto Frota

Aerial view of Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives has revealed to host a Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Camp with Augusto Frota from 15th November to 20th November 2020.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives has revealed to host a Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Camp with Augusto Frota from 15th November to 20th November 2020. Brazilian jiu-jitsu is also known as the Gentle Art.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives offers Jiu-Jitsu classes for everyone. Thus, beginners and intermediate, kids, and ladies can enjoy the activity. Furthermore, existing BJJ Practitioners can bring their Gi and the resort offers free daily laundry of their Gi.

What is Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu?

Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self-defence system. The martial art focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. BJJ originated in Japan and ‘Gracie Family’ from Brazil later developed it. BJJ supports the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant. This is done by using leverage and proper technique; taking the fight to the ground. 

About Augusto Frota

According to Frota Academy, Augusto Frota is a top MMA and BJJ fighter and a successful coach from Frota Team Nogueira in Switzerland. Originally from Fortaleza, Augusto moved to Brasilia, Brazil, where he began his training in 1997 under Admilson Brites, a black belt under Royler Gracie. Moreover, at that time Augusto competed in and won several national and state tournaments. He moved back to Fortaleza and began training with Marcus Aurelio (Pride/UFC-Veteran).

 Augusto is also the head coach of the Frota Academy. Since 2004 Augusto represents Shooto Europe (Legendary MMA federation from Japan) and ADCC World Grappling Federation (BJJ-competition of the highest level) as well. 

About Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Located at the Crossroads Maldives, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives boasts 178 rooms, suites and villas. This includes overwater pool villas, which come complemented by signature amenities for all ages. The resort also offers distinctive amenities. This includes; the Hard Rock Cafe, Body Rock fitness centre, Rock Spa, Rock Shop, and eclectic dining and entertainment experiences.

Feature image by Hard Rock Hotel Maldives via Facebook
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Dusit Thani Maldives Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainable Initiatives!

Dusit Thani Maldives celebrated Earth Day with a series of initiatives aimed at promoting sustainability and environmental conservation. In honour of Earth Day, Dusit Thani Maldives implemented several eco-friendly practices, including:

  • Beach clean-up: Removing plastic waste and other debris to protect marine life.
  • Tree planting: Contributing to the resort’s efforts to create a greener environment and offset carbon emissions.
  • Sustainable dining: Restaurants showcased a special menu. Locally sourced, sustainable ingredients were featured.
  • Conservation awareness: Educational sessions and activities were hosted to raise awareness about environmental conservation.

These initiatives carried out by Dusit Thani Maldives are a part of the resort’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and eco-conscious practices. Dusit Thani Maldives has been setting an example for the hospitality industry. Not only has the resort taken measures to reduce waste, but they actively work towards conserving energy and protecting the environment as well. So far, Dusit Thani Maldives has implemented several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to the well-being of the local ecosystem.

The measures include:
  • Energy efficiency: Dusit Thani Maldives has invested in energy-efficient systems and technologies.
  • Water conservation: Employing advanced water management strategies to minimize water consumption.
  • Marine conservation: Dusit Thani actively participates in marine conservation efforts including coral propagation programs in addition to regular reef clean-ups.
  • Community engagement: The resort also collaborates with local communities on education and sustainability projects.
  • Waste management: Dusit Thani Maldives also emphasises waste reduction, recycling, and responsible waste disposal practices.
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