Archive for 'BJJ'

Two Great Florida Black Belts

Two Great Florida Black Belts

Here are two matches between top ranked black belts.  Tampa BJJ coach and Tampa Gracie head coach Matt Arroyo and ATT elite grappler Edson Diniz Check out a great technique from Matt Arroyo here http://www.bjj.org/open-guard-vs-standing-opponent-tampa-bjj [...]

ADCC 2013 Results – Interview with Absolute Champion Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu

ADCC 2013 Results – Interview with Absolute Champion Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu

This interview was done RIGHT before Cyborg’s big ADCC trip and massive victory over Marcus “Buchecha” in the finals of the ADCC 2013 Absolute Finals. See the full interview with Cyborg here, and learn about his [...]

Key Stratagies in Sweeping Larger and Stronger Opponents

When facing a larger opponent, it’s more than likely that you’ll end up on bottom whether you are competing in a match or you are just training in the gym. Unless you have very effective leg [...]

World Champion Robson Moura on Beating Bigger and Stronger Opponents

World Champion Robson Moura on Beating Bigger and Stronger Opponents

Dan Faggella is a No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized Expert  in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, and more – and his [...]

Improve Your Jiu Jitsu Game By Logging In Independent Training Time!

There comes a point in our grappling lives where we find out that we have “the bug.”  It could be the first time you train, compete, or learn an advanced technique; no matter when it strikes, [...]

Crazy Spinning Armbar

Crazy Spinning Armbar

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Marcelotine in Action

Marcelotine in Action

Here is a quick video of me pulling off my favorite guillotine choke the “Marcelotine” For a break down of the technique check out this link - MMA Tampa [...]

Robson Moura – Beating Bigger, Stronger Opponents in BJJ

Robson Moura – Beating Bigger, Stronger Opponents in BJJ

Dan Faggella is a 130-Pound No Gi Pan Am Champion and Interviewer of the Best Ligthweight Grapplers in the World. Download his Free eBook called: “The 7 Must-Know Escapes for SMALLER Grapplers.” BJJ for the Smaller [...]

Guillotine Escape – with Saulo Ribeiro

Guillotine Escape – with Saulo Ribeiro

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of Escapes. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, and [...]

Augusto “Tanquinho” and Mackenzie Dern – Behind Every Great Man is… Another Great Grappler?

In sports, it’s a rare occurrence when we see a power couple.  Sure, in sports such as football and basketball there have been famous couples, but never were they stars in their own respected fields of [...]