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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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LA Pro Experience – A Champion’s Mindset

It’s been a while since I’ve gotten to compete.  In fact, it had been a while since I even trained.  Shortly after Panams I pulled my groin and it just wouldn’t heal.  I took about 4 months off. I finally bit the bullet and…

October 17, 2016
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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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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