About Us

About Us

Hasan, the head of GrapplingLab BJJ in Howick holds a Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He started his grappling journey back in 2001 in ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club). He started freestyle wrestling training first under Alexander Savko (Sasha, the bulldozer), and with Peter Baltaliyski and Lubomir Guedjev. Then a year later, he joined the next training mat in the ADCC to start his BJJ journey under old school Brazilian masters who used to handle the ADCC team throughout the years, he trained under masters Carlos Santos, Suyan Queiroz, Olavo Abreu, Sid Jacinto, Marcelo Motta, Ricardo Fraenkel, Alex Paz, Mohd Jehad, Rafael Haubert, and many more masters & brothers. Moving to New Zealand end of 2013, Hasan’s BJJ journey is still ongoing under the guidelines of master Paulo Sorriso.

At Grappling-Lab you will learn pure BJJ instruction. You and your family members are welcome to join us.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Back to Basics..

Time Table*

Kids: Sunday 2:30pm to 3:30pm 


Friday: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Sunday: 3:30pm to 5:00pm

* More classes will be added soon




– Convenient payment, choose fortnightly or monthly payments.

– Bring a family member to enjoy learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu together and get a special price.

– You can wear White, Blue or Navy Blue gis only, check with us for details or special deals for your BJJ gear.

Membership Options

– Adults classes

– Kids & Students classes

– Private classes 

– Plus-one membership

For more details, Please e-mail: grapplinglabbjj@gmail.com

GrapplingLab BJJ Club | Howick  Leisure Centre