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An Interview With Jeff Mitchell – Robson Moura Black Belt

We’ve spoken with Robson Moura black belt  Jeff Mitchell on many occasions.  He’s always provided us with some great insight  on  both the physical and mental aspects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission grappling. We were finally able to stick a camera on him and get some of his knowledge and experiences on film to share with our viewers and the rest of the community. For … Continue reading


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Caio Terra Interview at Seminar

This past month and a half, 4x Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Caio Terra, has been making the rounds on the east coast. Caio was seen everywhere from Delaware to Queens, NY sharing his technical expertise at his most recent seminar tour to date. The Team Cesar Gracie superstar was kind enough to grant us a few minutes to talk about what he’s been up to since … Continue reading


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Robert Drysdale Interview – “Learn Something From Everyone”

We had the privilege to interview the highly decorated BJJ star Robert Drysdale. Robert took some time out of his busy schedule to talk about his past, his influences, his training program and his admiration and respect for Roger Gracie. In addition to being a great champion, he is an amazing instructor. Whether you are an average bjjer or a seasoned competitor, pay a visit … Continue reading


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Justin Rader – Avoid Bad Initial Habits

“Bad habits take twice as long to fix, so its important to make sure you understand the movements. Also, if you’re practicing with someone who doesn’t know what they’re doing that can hurt your game.” Continue reading


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A Moment With Fernando Yamasaki

Recently we caught up with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner and instructor, Fernando Yamasaki. The Yamasaki family has been teaching martial arts in Brazil for two generations. With family lineage deeply rooted in the land of the Samurais, the Yamasaki Family style mixes BJJ, with Judo and Japanese Ju Jitsu. Their unique style and approach to the martial arts produced many champions in their long family history. In … Continue reading


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BJJ Rising Star – Abmar Barbosa

Those who were at the 2010 Pan Jiu–Jitsu Championships in Irvine, California witnessed one of the most outstanding matches in 2010… Kron Gracie vs. Abmar Barbosa. Going into this match, Kron Gracie was the one of the favorites to win his weight class that consisted of gamed competitors such as Sergio Moraes, Lucas Leite, Abmar Barbosa, Kayron Gracie, and Rodrigo Teixeira  (just to name a … Continue reading


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Marcio Stambowsky – Exclusive Interview

If you are a history buff like me, you will love this interview! In the US, we are only scratching the surface of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s history. The below interview with Master Marcio Stambowsky is like a glimpse into BJJ’s past! Not only is Master Marcio Stambowsky a 7th degree Red and Black belt, he is one of only six people to receive their Black Belt from … Continue reading


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Hillary Williams Interview Pt. 2

Here’s the second part of the Hillary Williams interview she was so kind to grant us. You can find the first part here. Over the summer, we were able to catch up with Mundial Champion Hillary Williams at one of the stops along the Andre Margutti Cancer Foundation seminar circuit. This is the second installment of a three-part interview in which Hillary candidly talks about … Continue reading


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Caio Almeida Interview At No-Gi Pans

Exclusive Interview with Caio Almeida We had the opportunity to interview Caio Almeida of Team Ryan Gracie/Team Gracie Elite.  Under the tutelage of people like Gabriel Vella, Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles, Sergio Moraes, Michael Langhi and Abmar Barbosa, this young competitor is definitely a threat at any tournament. Enjoy the interview and watch for Caio to make big waves in 2011. *** Check out Caio: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=1455454038 … Continue reading


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Hillary Williams Interview Pt. 1

Over the summer, we were able to catch up with Mundial Champion Hillary Williams at one of the stops along the Andre Margutti Cancer Foundation seminar circuit. This is the first installment of a three-part interview in which Hillary candidly talks about her life, her travels, and her rise to BB. In one instance, she talks about her initial involvement with Projeto Cantagalo. For those … Continue reading


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