I should preface this as so >> This article will only pertain to those that are: Braziian Jiu Jitsu Practitioners that are looking to experience world renowned training at Renzo Gracie Academy in Manhattan, NYC. Interested in visiting NYC itself and doing tourist activities while there. Adventurous and open minded… seriously, if you are not…

It is a beautiful thing for you and your child to experience an evolving world every day first hand. Children are gaining intelligence quicker, technology is constantly improving, innovative antidotes and advancements in medicine are steadily taking place and people are becoming more cultured than ever. However, the world has also become a notably more…

As a brown belt now, in no particular order, here are ten things I wish I could tell myself before I started BJJ. BJJ is addictive! Especially when you pick the right academy, you’ll find yourself getting to jiu jitsu 20 minutes early to get dressed (aka social hour in the locker room), then training…

Never rolled at an another academy before? Here are a few basic BJJ Open Mat Etiquette rules you should follow: Academy House Rules Always respect house rules. If you are not familiar with them… ask before you roll. (You can always call or email ahead.) Never walk on the mats in shoes or flip-flops. Some schools…