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Mark your calendars – August 21st

Mark your calendars friends.   August 21st will be here before you know it….

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New Breed Jiu-Jitsu – Chicago Gym Review (4/5/11)

Address: New Breed BJJ 5647 W Howard Niles, IL 60077

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Interview with Nick Mitria of Subculture!

When I went up to visit New Breed BJJ, I had the chance to sit down with Nick Mitria, the owner of Subculture.  You’ve probably seen his gis at every single tournament and in every single gym in the Chicago … Continue reading

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Gym Review: Valko BJJ (3/8/11)

  Address: Valko Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 820 N. Orleans inside HiFi Fitness Chicago, IL 773-556-8155

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Andre Galvao Seminar Review (2/27/11)

When I walked in the door 45 minutes early, Andre was already rolling and there were 20 people on the mat. There were no white belts…

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A few IBJJF Chicago Winter Open 2011 Videos

I’ve found a few really excellent videos from the Winter Open that are definitely worth sharing.   Very cool time lapse of the setup by IBJJF (by ibjjf)   Clark Gracie using his omoplata against a very tough Jonatas Novaes … Continue reading

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Gym Review: Pedro Vianna BJJ (1/29/11)

Technical. Detailed. Exceptional.   These are words that students of Pedro Vianna use when describing his style of jiu jitsu. A third degree black belt under Carlson Gracie Jr and Marcelo Alonso, Pedro has spent over 25 years of his … Continue reading

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