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BJJEE Rising Stars: Stas Varshavsky, Russia’s Great Jiu-Jitsu Hope

At just 20 years old, Stas Varshavsky has a huge potential for success in BJJ. This very dedicated young man is determined to train hard and to take Russian BJJ to the forefront of the world BJJ...

Paulo & Joao Miyao Get Promoted To Black Belt: Set To Make Immediate Impact In New BB Division

Yesterday, twin brothers Joao Miyao and Paulo Miyao were promoted to BJJ Black Belts by their Professor Cicero Costha in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The academy hosts other famous black belts such as Leandro...

Rodolfo, Xande and Leandro Lo Shine @ Copa Podio

This Sunday, Rio De Janeiro was host to the Copa Podio. The star of the show was Rodolfo Vieira. In addition to helping GFTeam beat Alliance in the challenge between teams, the black belt overcame...

What We Learned From The 2013 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship

This last edition of the Pan is done and dusted and we are now getting ready for the World Pro in April and IBJJF worlds at the end of May. Before we move on let’s look at the stories that...

World Class BJJ Brown Belt/ Div 1 Wrestler, Bret Perchaluk on Wrestling for BJJ, Roberto Traven & His Ukrainian Roots

1. Hi Bret, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe? My name is Bret Perchaluk, I’m 28 years old, I’m a Brown Belt in BJJ/ Black Belt in judo, I’m originally...

BJJ Stars To Look Out For at the 2013 Europeans

From the 24th to the 27th of January at the Casal Vistoso municipal sports complex, the Europeans will kick off the 2013 Ibjjf season. Watch out for Fernando Terere to make his comeback to big...

From Derivatives Trader To BJJ Coach: Carslon Gracie London’s Dickie Martin: “We’re Starting To Teach BJJ To Children In Schools”

1. Hi Dickie can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe?  Hi guys, my name is Richard Martin, forty two years old and a first degree BJJ black belt. I’m born and...

Preview: 2012 No Gi Worlds

My good friend Kris Novell made this very detailed review for his website Pulling The Line. Lots of good articles there. Brown Belt Male Rooster Lower weights are usually pretty low in number of...

Pan Am 2012 champion Yuri Simoes : “Nobody is invincible, everybody can be defeated”

Our friends from grapplerinfo.pl recently had a interview with Yuri Simoes. Be sure to also check out our interview with Yuri where he talks about his past and BJJ journey. 1. Hi Yuri, can you...

2012 Worlds Team Preview: Checkmat

Source: T.P. Grant for  http://www.bloodyelbow.com/“The 2012 IBJJF Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champions are just around the corner and we are going to be breakdowns of the major teams and their...

IBJJF Worlds 2012 Team Preview: Atos

Source: T.P. Grant for  http://www.bloodyelbow.com/ “The 2012 IBJJF Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champions are just around the corner and we are going to do breakdowns of the major BJJ teams and...

From fashion model to BJJ champion, meet Monique Elias

1. Hi Monique, can you please present yourself to the Eastern Europe BJJ community? Monique winning the Pan Ams 2012 My name is Monique Medeiros Elias, 22 years old and Blue Belt. I train with Mario...

Crazy berimbolos, back takes and leg drags, meet the new aces of BJJ: The Miyao brothers!

Joao (black gi) and Paulo (blue gi) Miyao  They’re twins born on May 11, 1992. They started training in Andirá, Brazil with Professor Adriano Carvalho of Norte Sul Jiu-Jitsu academy. About a year...