Interview with Karen Antunes

Interview with Karen Antunes

Team: CheckMat Weight Division: Feather (some times Light) Lineage: M. Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio G. > Rolls G. > Romero Cavalcanti > L. Vieira > Mayko Araújo > Karen Antunes Interview Questions: 1) What is your belt rank, current training academy, and how long have you been training? K- I have been training for almost 7 years, my first coach today is also my husband and we are CheckMat under Leo Vieira. 2)…

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Interview with Sebastian Brosche

Interview with Sebastian Brosche

Sebastian Brosche Team: Frontline Main Achievements: European Silver Medal (2015) World Bronze Medal (2014 & 2013 brown) European Bronze Medal (2015 absolute) Interview Questions: 1) What is your name, belt rank, current training academy, and how long have you been training? S- Sebastian Brosche, brown belt, Frontline Academy. I started training in 2007 2) Whats the bjj scene like in your country? S- It is small, but growing in popularity thanks to the MMA trend….

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Interview with Gabriel Arges

Interview with Gabriel Arges

Gabriel Arges Team: Gracie Barra Weight Division: (88kg/194lbs) Lineage:  Carlos Gracie Sr. > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr > Vinícius Magalhães > Romulo Barral > Gabriel Arges   Main Achievements: World Champion (2014 purple) World No-Gi Champion (2013 purple, 2015 brown) Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion (2015 brown, 2014 purple) Pan American Champion (2014 purple) European Open Champion (2014 purple) American National Champion (2015 brown) American National No-Gi Champion (2015 brown weight & absolute) Irvine Open Champion (2015 weight & absolute) LA Grand Slam…

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Breno Bittencourt Interview

Breno Bittencourt Interview

Breno Bittencourt Team: AMBJJ / Carlson Gracie Academy Breno Bittencourt is a top new talent rising in Rio de Janeiro’s jiu jitsu scene. This accomplished lightweight has been making a name for himself taking home some serious titles. Main Achievements: Rio Fall Open (2015) Rio Pro (2015) South American Championship Brazilian National No-Gi Champion (2015) Breno, the Alan Moraes team star, has been training in this sport since the age 13 and hasn’t shown a…

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Interview with Robert “Cyborg” Abreu

Interview with Robert “Cyborg” Abreu

We came across this interview with ADCC Absolute champion 2013, Robert “Cyborg” Abreu by BJJ Scandinavia on December 6th, 2014 in Oslo, Norway. Its great to watch past interviews and see how what they say transitions into the present day. Cyborg talked about his goals, ADCC 2015, Metamoris and the values of Jiu Jiutsu. The interview is full of knowledge and insight on what a true champion and Representative for the sport really is Credit:…

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Ryan Hall Interview

Ryan Hall Interview

This is a great interview from MMA Frettir featuring one of my new favorite MMA/BJJ athletes, Ryan Hall. Ryan is making a name for himself in the MMA game as a dangerous submission competitor. Hall is changing his focus from BJJ to MMA, demonstrating the true effectiveness of Jiu Jitsu in MMA. Ryan Hall trained with Gunnar Nelson when he visited Iceland earlier this year. This two part interview talks about having difficulty getting people…

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Darson Hemming Interview- Toronto BJJ- Aug 25 2015

Darson Hemming Interview- Toronto BJJ- Aug 25 2015

Having the opportunity to visit Toronto BJJ and do this interview and personal training session with Darson Hemmings was a tremendous experience. We got a chance to get an up and close look at his home base and speak with him about some interesting topics. We learned a great deal about what makes a champion tick. The transition from Darson’s gyms, match with Mikey Musumeci at the 2015 Pan Ams, diet, family and friends, and…

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