Life Academy x RVCA Sport – A unique new martial arts facility

On June 3, we proudly supported the launch of Life Academy, a unique European concept and new martial arts academy, in Bordeaux (FRA).

Founded by black belt and senior instructor Joao Ferraz, the new facility saw the gathering of local #FriendsofRVCA including former World champion Laurence Cousin, top National French fighters Nicolas Dufau and Eric Satge…

With 6 black belts showing-up, 6 white-to-brown belts joining forces for an intense training before Muay Thai French national team member Jazon Polydor secured the mat for a warm-up with local RVCA boxing coach Jerome Poiraud…It was a unique moment setting tone towards the future. More than a training facility featuring a RVCA Sport boutique to open in July’17 ;

Life Academy will deliver Brazilian Jiu Jitsu courses, Ginastica Natural trainings and Boxing sessions for women, men and kids year-round.With a series of presitigious master classes already lined-up and events to follow, RVCA is proud to support a unique premium vision led by founder Joao Ferraz.

Check out @lifeacademybordeaux and stay tuned as things take-off.


Founder Joao Ferraz

Muay Thai with Jazon Polydor

The Life X RVCA Food Corner

Artwork by ANP artist Benjamin Jeanjean




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