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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Injuries and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu- A Guild to Keep you on the Mats Longer

Injuries and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu- A Guild to Keep you on the Mats Longer

Its pretty simple… if your injured, training will either be halted or radically impaired till you mend the injury. This is why it’s important to train smarter in such a way you don’t cause injury to yourself or others. Remember having injured teammates means less people to train with. In the heat of sparring its easier said than done and you may ask what are some things to consider then? Well, here are some tips…

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BJJ Canada- Move of the Week- Berimbolo 101 with Darson Hemmings

BJJ Canada- Move of the Week- Berimbolo 101 with Darson Hemmings

How to Berimbolo with Darson Hemmings Recently we had Darson Hemmings at Evolve MMA in St Catharines, Ontario for an informative seminar on the berimbolo. Darson is well know for having a solid Berimbolo, executing it at a high level and on the world stage. Check out this video on his berimbolo seminar and let us know what you think!

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Michael Sheehan- The Beast Blue Belt

Michael Sheehan- The Beast Blue Belt

1) what is your name, belt rank and how long have you been training ? My name is Michael Sheehan, I’m a blue belt under Fernando Zulick and I’ve been training for about 3 and a half years. 2) what made you start jiu jitsu and or what introduced you to the sport. My sister introduced me to martial arts when I was 15. She had been bugging me to try it for weeks and…

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Unity Jiu-Jitsu: Credit BJJ Hacks in NYC

Unity Jiu-Jitsu: Credit BJJ Hacks in NYC

Unity runs a top-notch Jiu Jitsu academy in the heart of midtown in New York City. All of ther instructors are still actively and successfully competing at the highest levels of the sport. Their dream and goal is for Unity Jiu Jitsu to be a school where, male or female, a serious student training only at our academy can become a World Champion; where a student in their early teens can come and experience all…

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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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Venum Contender BJJ Gi – White

Venum Contender BJJ Gi – White

  I purchased this GI from bjjhq.com on one of their awesome promotions. With shipping and $ conversion this baby was just over $100. I was expecting a decent practice Gi and that’s exactly what I received. I have put the full eight weeks of training into this product with only a minor complaint. Design Technical features: – Jacket fabric: Pearl Weave cotton. – Ultra-lightweight fabric: 350 GSM. – Reinforced collar to prevent sweat and…

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