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Long Beach Open 2016

Since my last competition I’ve only been able to fit in 5 training sessions.  I was in need of points to compete at Worlds next year so I signed up for the Long Beach Open.  My division had only one competitor, Carlos Farias.  Although…

December 13, 2016
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NABJJF Worlds

I’m back in full competition swing despite not having enough time for optimal competition training.  My most recent competition was the NABJJ World Championships at Long Beach.  The North American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation was founded by Joao and Patricia Silva as well as…

December 5, 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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IBJJF Panam Experience 2016

Last year I had to sit on the sidelines due to 2 bulging discs in my lower back.  The injury was well behind me and I was chomping at the bit to compete at the Panams as a black belt for the first time.  It’s…

March 28, 2016