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The Ramblings of a Genius or of a Lunatic — A day with John Danaher

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“Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.” – Henrik Tikkanen Within the Renzo Gracie Academy and its affiliates, John Danaher has been known as the Mad Scientist of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over ten years now; however, it was not until recently his name garnered international recognition. With the success of Roger Gracie, Matt Serra, Georges Saint Pierre and Chris Weidman, the “Mad … Continue reading

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Position of the Month: Mount Attacks Wk #4 (Cross Choke)

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  Today, we feature one of the most varied techniques in Jiu Jitsu… the cross choke from the mount. So, staying with our mission, we scoured the internet to find the best clips for this choke. The first clip is a lesson from Trumpet Dan. Dan is a consummate student of Roger Gracie’s. His breakdown of Roger’s cross choke is second to only the man … Continue reading

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Position of the Month: Mount Attacks Wk #3 (Dave “Rock” Jacobs)

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  To our US readers, Happy Thanksgiving. To our international readers, happy Thursday? Today’s lesson comes from Dave “Rock” Jacobs, the head of Fairfax Jiu Jitsu in Herndon, Virginia. Through our journeys, we had the pleasure of meeting and working with Dave on numerous occasions. “Rock” as he is lovingly called, is one of the most humble and welcoming individuals in the east coast BJJ … Continue reading

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Position of the Month: Mount Attacks Wk #1

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  Last month we focused on maintaining the mount in order to gain a superior position against your opponent. Now armed with that knowledge, what are you going to do? IT’S TIME TO SMASH YOUR OPPONENTS! Enjoy the below technique from Mundial champion Xande Ribeiro.

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Marcio Stambowsky Shows Double Attack

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*** Visit and train with Rolls Gracie Red & Black Belt Marcio “Macarrao” Stambowsky at: Gracie Sports Academy 181 Main Street Norwalk, CT 06851 (Behind Blackstone’s Steakhouse) (203) 993-4633 Email: *** vimeo Direkt  

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