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Electric BJJ with Joao Assis

Joao Assis is a huge name in BJJ, particularly on the NoGi scene.  Among his many championships he holds an ADCC and NoGi Worlds title.  I had been meaning to get to his gym in Huntington Beach for years but only recently had the…

February 20, 2017
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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
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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
BLOG TRAVELS

11 Essentials when Traveling to Train

One of the best parts of the BJJ lifestyle is that no matter where you go, you have an immediate friend group and network that’s just a roll away.  There are many advantages to rolling while you travel but one of the biggest challenges…

September 5, 2016
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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