Max de Been

Follow Max on his journey to become Australia's first Black Belt World Champion.

2017 Competition dates:

IBJJF European Open
Date: 17th-22nd January
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Copa Podio
Date: 18th February
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

IBJJF Pan American
Date: 15th March
Location: Los Angeles, USA

Abu Dabi World Pro
Date: 17th April
Location: Abu Dabi, UAE

AFBJJ Victorian State Titles
Date: 29th April
Location: Melbourne, Australia

AFBJJ National Championship
Date: 12th August
Location: Melbourne, Australia

IBJJF Pan Pacific Championship
Date: 27th October
Location: Melbourne, Australia

IBJJF World Championship
Date: TBA
Location: Los Angeles, USA

Brazilian National Championship
Date: TBA
Location: Brazil

 
 

Max is a Black belt under his father Peter de Been who is a 4th degree Black Belt under Carlos Gracie Jr.

Born in 1996, Max entered his first Jiu Jitsu competition in 2000. He has been Pan Pacific Champion more than 10 times as well as third in the World Blue Belt in 2012. He has won numerous titles and is believed to be Australia's best chance to be the first Black Belt World Champion.
Max is a great instructor in all of his classes and is a big hit when he travels for seminars.

Max's competition results include:

11x Pan Pacific Champion
7x National Champion

 
Photo: Max's first Jiu Jitsu lesson at the original Gracie Barra academy, Brazil.

Photo: Max's first Jiu Jitsu lesson at the original Gracie Barra academy, Brazil.

 
 

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