The ‘Real Rio Show’ Jiu-Jitsu Video Project
By Dorien Boxhoorn, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since the beginning of March 2011, director Dennis Asche has been producing a media project about jiu-jitsu training in Rio de Janeiro. On April 5th, the first episode of this project, named Real Rio Show, or RRS, was released and it gained popularity in a rapid pace. The video project shows martial artists from all over the world who come to visit Rio de Janeiro to improve their skills in jiu-jitsu.
Since Brazilian jiu-jitsu has gained in popularity all around the world, Rio has become a true mecca for martial arts athletes. With a ‘fly on the wall’ view, each episode of RRS gives an inside view into the world of the athletes who practice jiu-jitsu in Rio.