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Flow Jiu Jitsu with Serena Gabrielli

During our European travel my wife and I made a stop in Rome, Italy.  It was their holiday season so it wasn’t easy to find a gym that was open.  I took a chance and just showed up at Flow Jiu Jitsu Academy and…

January 16, 2017
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Tinguinha BJJ Black Belt Advice

They say you don’t really know the value of having something until you’ve earned something money can’t buy.  Receiving a stripe or a new belt is an indescribable feeling and getting your black belt is truly special.    It’s not common for multiple people to…

January 9, 2017
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Crispim BJJ

For thanksgiving my wife and I decided to take the coastal highway up to San Francisco.  On our way to visit my dad we made a stop in Pleasanton for some training at Crispim BJJ.  Professor Crispim spent his formative years of BJJ in…

January 2, 2017
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Alliance Minnesota with Damian Hirtz

As many of you may know, I started my BJJ journey in California and progressed from white to brown belt before the head instructor had to leave the state to be with his family.  Shortly after the school dissolved I moved to Minneapolis for…

August 29, 2016
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Alliance San Diego with Joao “Johnny” Faria

San Diego is one of my favorite cities to visit.  It’s got a laid back vibe, great beaches, awesome food, and some beautiful areas to visit like Sea Port Village and the Gas Lamp District.  It’s also a major Brazilian Jiu Jitsu hub.  I’ve…

August 22, 2016