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Last saturday, april 30th, the Brazilian state of São Paulo received one of the biggest grappling events of the country, the acclaimed BJJStars. Although the event’s superfights had fans on the edge of their seats, the middleweight GP, which also had some of the greatest Brazilian athletes from this generation, managed to steal the show. Part of the reason for that was the incredible performance put forth by 18-year-old black belt Mica Galvão, who managed to overcome three strong opponents on his way to the title. Mica’s journey through the GP

With high stakes and even higher performances displayed throughout the event, the ADCC West Coast Trials has taken over the West Gate Hotel, in Las Vegas, and completed its goal: selecting the next batch of athletes that’ll return to the Nevada city in the long-awaited ADCC 2022, in September. Among the many talents shown in the tournament, BJJ blue belt Jacob Rodriguez managed to set himself apart from the rest, submitting every single opponent that crossed his path in the competition. The younger brother of Nick Rodriguez, who is one of

Catriel is wearing our Hero Jiu JItsu Gi Blue   In the early hours of that Friday, April 8th, 2021, during breakfast, Braus athlete Catriel Oliveira had the first Jiu Jitsu Herculean challenge of the day, a big dose of discouragement coming from a whisper nearby: “Sebastian Rodriguez from Unity is on a roll! He is the best athlete in the tournament. It’s impossible to beat him at 85kg ”. Enrolled in the same division, Catriel had moments of anxiety at the table while eating at that hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Paulo Miyao is wearing our Hero Gi white. Photo: Jeff Chu   One of the most renowed Jiu Jitsu fighters in the world, Paulo Miyao sat with Graciemag and revealed his secrets about guarding and tactical planning, while also explaining the challenges of building a new team right in the heart of New York. The Braus Fight athlete also shared some advice on how Jiu Jitsu helped him to be better in and out the mats Where have you been dropping more opponents, in the gentle art of Jiu-Jitsu or in the violent

Thalison Soares is wearing our Just B Gold Element Pro Combat. “I used to live in a one-room house with my mother and two sisters, beside an 'Igarapé'”, explains Thalison Soares, recalling the beginnings of his life before investing in a professional career in Jiu-Jitsu. The Brazilian dictionary explains that an "igarapé" is a narrow body of water between two landmasses, almost a waterway that only holds canoes and small boats. “When it rained, the water rose until it reached the bottom of the house, so we couldn't go out. Nowadays

  Throughout his many years practicing and competing in Jiu-Jitsu, the ten-time world champion Roger Gracie has gathered a vast knowledge of the gentle art and the necessary steps to evolve in the sport. In an interview with our friends at Graciemag.com, Roger has shared seven tips to improve your technique and maximize your effectiveness on the mats. Check it out! 1. Keep calm: 'Whenever someone gets surprised by my calm demeanor, I like to point out that "losing control is losing the fight". If a fighter is under attack and decides

With breathtaking duels and a real show of technique for fans of the sport, this year's IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World Championship came to an end. Last Sunday, December 12th, the event rocked the Anaheim Convention Center with the finals for the adult male and female black belt. Among the events of the competition night, Felipe “Preguiça” Pena and Gabrieli Pessanha stand out, who overcame their opponents and won gold in the tournament's absolute. After taking the super heavyweight bronze, Preguiça had a promising campaign in the open weight division. The Gracie Barra

“I used to live in a one-room house with my mother and my two sisters, beside a stream,” says black belt Thalison Soares, recalling the beginnings of his life before investing in a professional career in Jiu-Jitsu . The dictionary explains that a stream is a narrow body of water between two landmasses, almost a waterway that only holds canoes and small boats. “When it rained, the water rose until it hit the bottom of the house, we couldn't go out. Nowadays I have a much better life.” Braus Fight athlete

With the advances made in the last decades, we started to incorporate and use technology for almost everything in our routines. In the opinion of Leonardo Micussi, physical trainer of Braus Fight athletes, the advent of the internet brought an opportunity for Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. According to him, online training, a method that gained more evidence during the pandemic, represents an advance in relation to the preparation available in conventional gyms. “It is necessary to be clear that it will not be any type of training or professional that will be able to

Seeking to expand the frontiers of Jiu-Jitsu and open doors to a new generation within the competitive scenario, black belt Marcelo Ribeiro, leader of RMA Jiu-Jitsu, conceived his exchange project, Xchange, with the support of our partner Braus Fight. In a chat with GRACIEMAG, the black belt revealed details about the method used to select athletes, the challenges of opening his own gym and how GFTeam helped to carry out the initiative, generating fruit that reflected in the Jiu-Jitsu of prodigy son João Marcelo, who is still at purple belt, has