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Steve Maxwell Seminar Very Exciting News everyone!  Steve Maxwell is a world renowned expert in several areas of great interest to us.  He is a Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Relson Gracie, a leader in the field of fitness, health food, breathing, and longevity mindset. He...

Part of our mission is to help and aid those in law enforcement and public service.  This is our continuing service to our community.  Thank you Rener and Ryron for your proactive approach to self defence! --- HELP US FIND THE OFFICERS --- A good Samaritan stepped...

We will be focusing most advanced classes on SideMount controls, escapes, submission and transitions for the month starting September 15th. We will be drilling the techniques, following focused sparring drills, and sparring with the gi, no gi, and with and without controlled striking scenarios for the...

Grapple-Berry Acai Bowl Juice 1 Apple and a small handful of grapes Blend with: One Peeled organic Pear and Two Acai Bricks Pour into Bowl Add organic plain Rice Puffs or Kamut puffs Chopped Dried Figs or Chopped Fresh Figs Sprinkle: Raisins Cacao Nibs This Recipe will make your Jiu Jitsu 72% better, and should be eaten...

NVBJJ Calendar - SEP2016 The September Calendar is up!  Take note, of the Labour Day Holiday.  Standing and Leglocks month will continue til the 15th! More stand up, some foot sweeps, sacrifice throws etc....

This weekend's Ryron Gracie seminar was dopeness.  He covered an entire system of defence from the bottom of the sidemount, mount, and guard.  Contrary to a point based approach, he also went over a mindblowingly intelligent fight strategy for self defence during a real fight...

Please enjoy this interesting article and Ted Talk about addiction.  It's amazing to know how big of an impact healthy relationships can take the place of unhealthy and destructive behaviour. The Opposite of Addiction is Connection   [embed]https://www.ted.com/talks/johann_hari_everything_you_think_you_know_about_addiction_is_wrong?language=en[/embed]...