Uncategorized / 26.08.2018

Written by Professor Anthony Panos Competition in Jiu jitsu is a strange thing. We test ourselves on the mats daily, trying to push our skills and abilities beyond where it was yesterday. Being a practitioner and a professor I try to push myself and my students...

Uncategorized / 30.06.2018

Written by Professor Anthony Panos Over the past few years there has been an increasing trend in high profile suicides, most recently celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. The announcement of his death rocked the world, but it also shook the Jiu Jitsu community. Anthony Bourdain was an...

Uncategorized / 03.06.2018

Written by Professor Anthony Panos Loyalty, a word that gets thrown around a lot when it comes to martial arts. [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRuAHRcj3IA'] Before the modern era, a student would spend a lifetime studying under one master, blindly following with no question. Loyalties were tied to one teacher, one...

Uncategorized / 10.03.2018

Written by Professor Anthony Panos Some of the most frequently asked questions among new BJJ practitioners is "should I compete?" Or "do I have to compete?" [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl8hDB_G8Hw'] The answers to these frequently confounds and causes dissension in the BJJ universe. Competing is one of the founding pillars...

Uncategorized / 10.03.2018

Written by Professor Rodrigo Mendes Something that frequently comes up when new potential students talk with us is how can BJJ help me in real life? [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1q5he2WVMU'] This is an interesting question that begs the counter thought of what do you want to change about your life?...