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A Moment With Fernando Yamasaki

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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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Caio Almeida Interview At No-Gi Pans

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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:!/profile.php?id=1455454038 … Continue reading

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Caio Terra Interview At Pan No-Gi Championship

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We had the privilege of interviewing Caio Terra after his win against Brandon Mullins at the 2010 Pan No-Gi Championship in New York. While slight in stature, this light featherweight grappler has beaten some top super heavy weight opponents in the absolute division. In this interview, Caio talks how he’d change the way tournaments are reffed, his career, and some really thought provoking points about … Continue reading

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