Camping Fun 2017


Members of Rodrigo Resende Academy are welcome to join a fun camping excursion this summer! Up to 20 tents will be available at a first-come, first-serve basis. Register through email at rodrigoresendeacademy@gmail.com.

When: August 11 to 13
Where: Wabamun Lake Provincial Park

View Facebook Event Here


Summer Outdoor Training Event



Summer is here! With that, comes the perfect opportunity to build your martial arts endurance in the great outdoors. Improve your overall health while enjoying the warmer months. Open to the community, we recommend the program for individuals ages 15 years old and up. Beginners and advance fitness levels are welcome to join as we help you increase flexibility, enhance motor coordination and improve your cardiovascular fitness.


  • Day: Saturday
  • July 22, 29
  • August 12, 19, 26
  • September 9, 16
  • Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Aspenglen Park, Spruce Grove

Drop in: $15
Package of 7 sessions: $70

View the Facebook Event Here


Seminar Fundraiser – In Memory of Tim Hague



  • Over 8 guest instructors
  • Silent auctions
  • Lots of fun activities
  • All proceeds will go to Brady’s Education Trust Fund

When: Saturday, July 15 – Starting at 10am
Where: Rodrigo Resende Academy, 469 South Ave, Spruce Grove

For more information, contact Rodrigo @ 780-960-1102


Master Max Trombini Event Recap

Our recent seminar with Master Max Trombini was a complete success! Children and adult participants learned the techniques and skills from Master Max, with instructional examples and practice sessions to improve their game. We hope all of the participants had a fun and informative time learning from Sensei Rodrigo’s BJJ Master!


Free Child Minded Service for Member Parents (Tuesdays & Thursdays)


No babysitter? No problem! Current members who are parents are invited to bring their child/children along while attending classes!

On Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6pm and 7pm, our child minding service is available for parents with children 6 years old and under. This allows parents access to training even easier – plus, it’s free to use as long as you’re attending class during that time.


Spruce Grove Examiner: Spruce Grove Jiu Jitsu students train with Brazilian master martial artist


The Rodrigo Resende Academy was recently featured on the Spruce Grove Examiner during a seminar hosted by BJJ legend, Master Maximiliano Trombini.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an increasingly popular sport among Canadians, but few students of the martial art actually get the chance to train with Brazilian-born teachers.

That isn’t the case for students at Rodrigo Resende’s school in Spruce Grove and that privilege was two-fold last Saturday, as students had the opportunity to train alongside their Brazilian-born coach, Resende, and visiting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master, Maximiliano Trombini.

Read the full article on the Spruce Grove Examiner