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  • Roberto Traven; Southern Hospitality With A Brazilian Twist

    In the sport jiu-jitsu community, when you hear of some of the elite competitors moving from Brazil to the U.S., the usual assumption is that the majority tends to flock towards the coastal regions of surf and beach communities of Southern California or the warm tropical environment that South...
  • Accept the Matrix and Learn to Choke Like Cobrinha

    Rubens Charles Cobrinha is relentless in his mission to spread his BJJ knowledge to as many people as he can. With that in mind, he often releases nuggets of his technique in awesome videos on youtube. The latest one is this choke he calls Matrix Choke. Click play and...
  • Boston Summer Open: Khera wins double gold; other results

    The 2016 Boston Summer Open was held by the IBJJF this Saturday, Aug. 20, at the UMASS Athletics. The event featured several big names in the black belt division. Alliance Marcelo Garcia’s Mansher Khera walked out with two gold medals in the middleweight and the open class. In his...
  • NY Open: watch Matheus Diniz shine both on Gi and No-Gi divisions

    Marcelo Garcia’s pupil Matheus Diniz had a great performance this weekend at the New York Summer Open. The black belt won three gold medals and a silver medal both with the gi and without it. First he won the heavyweight division and closed out the open class with teammate...
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