Jiu-Jitsu & MMA
We have many years of experience in BJJ, which commenced at the tender ages of just 7years old.
Novagen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy
Zaakir Badat is a professional MMA fighter and an international BJJ competitor.
We are always trying to push the envelope and are continuing to develop BJJ in KZN and in SA.
We offer BJJ classes: both private and group classes are available.
Zaakir Badat is the head BJJ instructor at the Novagen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Durban North as well as Forrest Fire Brazilian Jiu Jitsu club.
What is BJJ?
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the world’s most effective martial art that uses leverage and technique whereby a smaller individual can overpower and defeat a much larger opponent.
It is the oldest BJJ gym in South Africa. We have classes from Monday to Saturday for the whole family, regardless of your physical ability or skill level. We also offer self defence classes and seminars.
For an updated class schedule and fee structure
Forrest Fire BJJ Academy
79 Acutt Avenue
Cell: 072 884 1996
It is situated in Overport, Durban KZN. We offer both BJJ classes for kids and adults as well as MMA and Striking Lessons: Boxing and Muai Thai
Shaakir Badat is Head striking Instructor for private or group sessions contact
076 886 5352