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Tom McMahon BJJ


Submission Philosophy

As a guest instructor at one of my favorite gyms, Indiana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, I was asked about my philosophy on submissions by a good friend and great competitor Joel Blanton.  This was my response……

January 30, 2017

Dethrone MMA

On a road trip for work I had a couple day stop in Fresno.  As usual, I looked through the options online.  In many instances, it wasn’t clear who the head instructor was or what level of jiu jitsu to expect, so I picked…

January 23, 2017

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

Rodrigo Munduruca

While living in Canada for work the name Rodrigo Munduruca was often mentioned in whispers like the boogie man.  It was generally accepted that he was the best black belt in Canada; but because he lived and taught in Winnipeg, we never crossed paths…

May 30, 2016