ANDREAS ACHNIOTIS

ANDREAS ACHNIOTIS IS THE OWNER AND HEAD COACH OF PALESTRA JIU JITSU. HE IS A FIRST DEGREE BLACK BELT IN BRAZILIAN  JIU JITSU AND JUDO.

 ANDREAS HAS BEEN COMPETING CONTINUOUSLY INTERNATIONALLY IN BOTH SUBMISSION ONLY EVENTS SUCH AS EBI AND IBJJF EVENTS LIKE THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. 

 HIS VISION IS TO BUILD  A FAMILY ORIENTED ACADEMY WHERE PARENTS AND KIDS CAN SHARE THE SAME PASSION AND TO CREATE HIGH LEVEL COMPETITORS THAT WILL REPRESENT THE TEAM AND CYPRUS.

Palestra staff-13.jpg

ALEXIS

KALLIS

HE IS THE KIDS AND TEENS HEAD INSTRUCTOR.

HE IS A SECOND DEGREE BLACK BELT UNDER PROF EDUARDO DE LIMA . HE IS A PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER WHO SPECIALISES IN FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH AND FITNESS.

 

Palestra staff-16.jpg

STELIOS MODESTOU

STELIOS MODESTOU IS A BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU BROWN BELT UNDER ANDREAS ACHNIOTIS AND ALEX KALLIS. HIS IS AND INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KIDS PROGRAM. HE HAS A BA IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AND HE IS A FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER AND AN OUTDOOR ENTHUSIAST.

Palestra staff-15.jpg

DESPINA PAPADOPOULOU

DESPINA IS A BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU BLACK BELT UNDER EDUARDO DE LIMA . SHE IS AND INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WOMEN  CLASS. SHE IS AN  ACTIVE COMPETITOR WITH MULTIPLE EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL IBJJF MEDALIST.

Palestra staff-14.jpg