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What Is A Community?

How many times have we used the expression Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a community? I know I have used it before, but really what is a community? By pure definition, a community is a unified body of individuals linked by a location, a mindset and/or a common interest… PLEASE that definition is so elementary; it only scratches the surface of what the BJJ community represents. … Continue reading

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Family Style: Interviews with Megaton, Mackenzie and Tanquinho

Hey everyone, today we bring you a special treat… THREE interviews on ONE post. Wellington “Megaton” Dias, Mackenzie Dern, and Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes! Hope everyone like it! Check out their website Wellington “Megaton” Dias Mackenzie Dern Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes

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A Special Home Coming – Seminar With Shawn Williams

Who says you can’t go home (LOL! yeah I just quoted a Bon Jovi/Jennifer Nettles song)! I’m super excited to announce this… Shawn Williams will be conducting a seminar at Serra BJJ Levittown this Sunday (July 1st, 2012)!!! Shawn Williams was a brown belt when I first started in 2001. Back in those days, blue belts were bad asses, purple belts were untouchables, brown belts … Continue reading

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Scramble “Be Like Water” Rash Guard

Introduction A few months ago, someone over at ( was gracious enough to send us a product to review on Submission Control. We were excited and jumped at the opportunity because we knew that offered some high-end brands such as Isami and Mizuno, economical brands such as Fuji and Tatami and finally some staple brands such as Vulkan, Keiko Raca and Manto. About … Continue reading

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Saturday

IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Saturday Day 3 was full of excitement with all of the black belts, female brown belts, and absolute purples going pretty much at the same time! Check out some of the action.

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Friday

IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Friday Yet another exciting day of BJJ action in Long Beach. Today was about Women’s Blue and Purple, Adult Purple and Brown. Check out some of the action! Something is wrong with the volume. We will fix it later…. too much bjj today!

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Thursday

IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Thursday Hey everyone, Thursday was an exciting day for the white belts and blue belts. It’s crazy to see some of great jiu jitsu and amazing talent displayed by the lower belts. Check back later for some amazing interviews with Saulo Ribeiro, Fabio Gurgel, Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller, and Ricardo Cavalcanti.

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Wednesday

IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Wednesday Hey everyone, we were able to sneak into the pyramid to shoot come behind the scene footage and photos. Check it out. Thank you Custom Gi for sending us out here. Not everyone is made to fit the standard sizes, so why are you buying an ill-fitted gi? Sign up for the Custom Gi mailing list to get more information … Continue reading

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2012 IBJJF Pans Adult BB Bracket Results

2012 IBJJF Pans Adult BB Bracket Results (Click to Enlarge) Rooster / Galo: Light Feather / Pluma: Feather / Pena: Light / Leve: Middle/ Medio: Medium Heavy / Meio Pesado: Heavy / Pesado: Super Heavy / Super Pesado: Ultra Heavy / Pesadissimo:

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Lucas Lepri At Alliance In Atlanta Georgia

Here are some pictures we took of Lucas Lepri training with the guys at the new Alliance facility in Atlanta, Georgia. Also, in the coming weeks, we will be posting some Behind the Scenes photos from Lucas Lepri’s upcoming Guard Passing DVD from Digitsu. Stay tuned!

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