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A Lesson in Perseverance – 3 Feet from Gold

In a previous article It is not all about jiu-jitsu (https://bjjengineer.com?p=333) I talked a little bit about the importance of not giving up. There is a book out there that I really recommend everyone to read it. It is a masterpiece. Napoleon Hill’s “Think and Grow Reach” teaches you what is necessary to become a […]

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Italy Trip in 2010

Let me give you the inside scoop on how it all happened. I have been in  GOAL ACHIEVING mode. I have been writting about it all over the place. I even started a website dedicated to achieving goals; www.GoGetterLifestyle.com ,but not only that  I wanted to demosntrate to my students that writting goals down and goin over […]

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It’s is not all about jiu-jitsu.

Today I wanted to write about something I have been wanting to write for a long time.  Why do we train BJJ? I bet for everyone is a different reason. Today I will tell you mine. It wasn’t always this way. I started like most… I loved the sport I thought it was fun , […]

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The importance of TESTING! – A “McDojo Tool or Championship Team MUST”

As must of the readers of the BJJEngineer.com know I run Third Law Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Naples, FL. Third Law is growing very quickly and know it even offers kick-boxing/muay-thai.  Anyways when I started the school I had the goal of quickly putting it on the planet , producing some of the best practitioners taht […]

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Health Insurance for Athletes MADE SIMPLE!

If you’re shopping for health insurance, get ready for a headache. You might think you know what a deductible is. But do you understand co-insurance percentages, in-network vs. out-of-network or out-of-pocket max. I didn’t, and honestly, I don’t want to think about it anymore. But I hope that the hours I spent figuring it out, […]

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Words of Wisdom: My Favorites Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings.

Words of Wisdom ************************************************************************ LEAVER YOUR OWN FAVORITE: “Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings” IN THE COMMENTs SECTION *************************************************************************** Over the years in this sport , one accumulates words of wisdom, that help make sense of it all here are some the staff wishes to pass down to you: Planning: “He who fails to plan, plans to […]

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Will the distance keep YOU away from reaching your FULL POTENTIAL?

I hear the above every time over e-mail, or a phone call. I thought it was about time we discussed this simple issue… Read More.

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The Journey Of A Champion: Master Lloyd Irvin (A Mini Documentary)

Master Lloyd Irvin (Journey of a Champion)by teamlloydirvinkids For more visit: http://thejourneyofachampion.com/

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Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro On His Eye Injury

On September 17, 2007 in Hero’s GP Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante vs. Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro faced for the first time in a fight that lasted about 35 seconds into the first round after Calvacante took Ribeiro down and landed a second punch that caused Riberio’s Retina to become detached. A retinal detachment is a serious and […]

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About Roberto

My name is Roberto Torralbas and I’m the Head Instructor of Third Law BJJ and the BJJEnginner. You can read a little more about my Jiu-Jitsu journey on the About BJJEngineer page ( About the BJJEngineer )- but let me take a moment to give you a bit of glimpse at who I am. I’m […]

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