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Hey guys, Please take a moment to enjoy this beautiful crowd funded movie coming to us soon.  Marc and Marcelo have been lucky enough to train with GM Flavio Behring many times over the years.  Hope you like it! [embed]https://youtu.be/zFX9t8FYHOE[/embed]...

Hello everyone, Please check the schedule and calendar pages to follow up on what classes are running during the holiday season. We hope you all take time to relax and chill with friends, family and loved ones.  Have a great time, January 2nd, regular adult classes resume,...

Check out this awesome video where Ray summarizes all of the cool technique he learned from fitness guru Steve Maxwell at the Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle Summit in Costa Rica.  Awesome stuff Ray!   Thank you [video width="576" height="720" mp4="http://northvanbjj.com/wp-content/uploads/RayMaxwell1.mp4"][/video]  ...

New Contest! To gain entries into the contest, students must do one or more of the options in the Rafflecopter Widget below.  Last day to enter is December 14th Midnight.  Winners will be randomly generated and announced at the Holiday Party on December 15th.  Good Luck! Prizes: 1st...

Sometimes, people ask me why we teach the courses we teach.  Why teach beginners Gracie Combatives instead of any other beginners Jiu Jitsu techniques?  The simple reason is this:  It is the most helpful system and program to the students and public that come in our door...