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Megaton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Despite several trips to Arizona to visit family, I had never made it to Megaton BJJ.  On my most recent trip I made it a priority to visit.  Wellington Dias, affectionately called Megaton for his powerful judo throws, is a legend in the sport…

August 18, 2016
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Drysdale Jiu jitsu

First Impressions: My wife and I decided to get away for a weekend in Vegas over the 4th of July.  I called Robert Drysdale’s gym and left a message but didn’t expect a response given the holiday.  Because I would have kicked myself if…

August 1, 2016
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Gustavo Dantas Jiu Jitsu Academy

When I was a blue belt I went on a trip to visit my Aunt in Arizona.  I had heard great things about Gustavo and the program he was building in an MMA gym.  He already had several students who had won world titles…

July 25, 2016
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Phenom BJJ with Little Larry

Little Larry is pushing 300 lbs and can bench press small cars and squat small buildings.  I’m actually not joking, he lifts, bro.  He definitely lifts.  When I moved back to California, I was excited to meet up with him at Phenom BJJ where…

July 11, 2016
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Lucas Lepri Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

When my wife and I planned our cross country road trip, we had several stops in mind. I have family scattered across the US and she and I both have friends we wanted to see along the way.  The obvious choices of destinations like…

July 5, 2016