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Congratulations brotha!!! Congratulations to 11-1 professional MMA fiighter Tommy Yang on his impressive showing at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Trials in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Competing as a three strip blue belt, Tommy...

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*PINK BELLY SON*...Happy 23rd Birthday Okay...so now that JJ is gone...the 'Cakes for Birthday' tradition is officially over....lol. Back to the hazing....lol...I'm sure George Bailey and Justin Governale can appreciate that...(maybe even...

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Simple drill we did during the 4pm class today....Grapplers have to maintain control of a tennis ball in each hand while grappling. If they lose control of the ball it's 25 pushups--each time. Drill works grip strength and handicaps the...

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Dave Roberts did a wrestling clinic yesterday at Tiger Muay Thai and showed this really cool takedown roll off the 2 on 1 russian tie up.... Dave fought in UFC 20---back before ZUFFA owned the organization---he's a collegiate wrestler, who was a...

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BOOM!!! Thank you so much BJJ-Asia!! I have been a fan of Jeff Glover for a very long time....living on the westcoast I've gotten an opportunity to see him compete a ton...and everytime he's on the mat its an exciting match to...

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Cool variation on an Americana Submission shown by Professor Tannenaum last week at Tiger Muay Thai.  The change in the grip really tightened the submission and made 'tucking the head inside the elbow'---no longer a valid defense to the...

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BOOM...I remember first meeting Scott Tannenbaum in 2003 while I was training at the Gracie Barra Phoenix academy, occasionally Scott would stop into the academy for some cross training. Having lived in California he got an opportunity to train...

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Kata Hot Yoga...90 minutes. It was my first experience with hot yoga...and was a mentally challenging workout.  Leading up to the exercising/stretching I probably should have drank a bit more water, as I began to cramp pretty significantly about...

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...Okay...maybe not a superhero...but your common attacker. Earlier this year 8 of the leading black belts got together for a seminar in Bangkok to help the victims of the terrible 2011 floods witnessed in Thailand. Those participating...

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Great video by Danny Baci... Lam is currently training for a fight in China--pretty cool...

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