Novagen is the
oldest "official" Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club in
South Africa. Started by Ivan and Micah Atkinson- who began
studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1997- Novagen has quickly
grown into a club of over 60 students training regularly
and competing at all levels.
Novagen has produced
National No Rules Champions, Grappling Champions, Sport
Jiu-Jitsu Champions and even Pan American and World Champions.
Novagen is the club with the highest number of ranked practitioners
in the country training regularly.
Based in La Lucia,
Durban, Novagen is a leading martial arts academy specialising
in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and self defence. Courses cater for
all age groups and experience levels. They are conducted
by award-winning, top-ranked fighters and coaches.