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Please support my friend Angela Maria Nardolillo on FB, youtube, and Instagram. She is a Certified Instructor for Women Empowered, she has a new documentary coming out June 30 about her experiences teaching Jiu Jitsu and aid work in Haiti. Here in an excerpt from her...

Warm Up: 20/20 Drill Wrist Locks: Standing one handed grab.  Mao de vaca BBS2L49 Standing one handed grab palm up BBS2 L49 Standing two handed grab arms close together Back defence Turtle: Early Escape BBS1 L40 Inverted Guard Pass BBS2 L34 Sparring: Jiu Jitsu with strikes vs Jiu Jitsu without strikes   Notes: Train slowly and...

Master Cycle No Gi Class Warm up: Advanced Double Leg Takedown BBS1 L59 Clinch Transition Switch to Single Leg TD from Rear Clinch with Wide Stance Switch to Cradle on the Single Spin to TD Ground: 1/2 Guard to Arm in Guillotine Connection to rollover to D'acrce Choke to Anaconda No arm Guillotine...

Over 22 Years ago, people had no idea what to expect when an open style, open weightclass, no time limit, no rules martial event began. Boxers, kickboxers, judo, wrestling, kung fu, you name it came out.  To this day Royce Gracie is still the only fighter...

With great appreciation and respect, we thank the fathers that are a part of our academy.  They have gone the extra mile to make sure their families are healthy, safe, and learning the best way to protect themselves.  Thank you kindly! Please enjoy the Father's Day...

Attention: Due to several incidents (see videos below), we are participating in a worldwide initiative to bring the most effective self defence techniques to women around the world.  A fairly large group of certified training centres who have been trained and prepared to share these...