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Keenan Vs Cyborg Diving Backtake against Helicopter Sweep Being Too Comfortable A Lesson in Perseverance Can You Improve Without an Instructor. The 50/50 Position World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2009 Rickson Gracie Seminars from Hawaii, Chicago, and Morning Workout Video Muscle-Up: Update #2..Some one reached 13! 3 Techniques From Danny Ives and Ivey League MMA Leo Vieira
 
Keenan Vs Cyborg- Diving Backtake Against Helicopter Sweep

Keenan Vs Cyborg Diving Backtake against Helicopter Sweep

Being Too Comfortable – For Serious Competitors Only

Today I want to write about a theme in many boxing movies. The best boxer in the world who came out of the the worst part of town and now is comfortable in his new mansion. He doesn’t run to the gym any longer, now he drives his Bentley. He doesn’t sleep in the same […]

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 […]

Can You Improve Without an Instructor.

Dear Readers, There are certain ingredients that a person needs to become successful: 1. Drive/Passion/Perseverance/Will Power: and a similar of character traits that are found within a person. 2. Intelligence/Decisions/Common Sense/Logic: and a bunch of intellectual traits found in the athlete that will help him maximize the resources around him to  the best extent possible. […]

The 50/50 Position has created a lot of drama between Atos and Alliance. Rafael Mendes has been using it to control Allliance's superstar Ruben "Cobrinha" Charles...Watch Videos and Read More Now

The 50/50 Position – Defenses, Sweeps, Attacks and Drama

The 50/50 Position has created a lot of drama between Atos and Alliance. Rafael Mendes has been using it to control Allliance’s superstar Ruben “Cobrinha” Charles…Watch Videos and Read More Now

World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2009 – Fights Collection

2009 World Pro BJJ Cup Under 75kg Semi-Final: Marcelo Garcia vs. Michel Maia 2009 World Pro BJJ Cup Absolute Quarter Final: Marcelo Garcia vs. Victor Estima 2009 World Pro BJJ Cup Under 75kg 1st Round: Marcelo Garcia vs. Julio Quintieri You Snooze You Loose 2009 World Pro BJJ Cup Absolute Semi-Final: Braulio Estima vs. Marcelo […]

Rickson Gracie Seminars from Hawaii, Chicago, and Morning Workout Video

Rickson Gracie Seminars from Hawaii, Chicago, and Morning Workout Video. Is the Legend True? Can You Tell From These Videos? Watch Them Now!

Muscle-Up: Update #2..Some one reached 13!

Someone reached 13. Who was it?…Read More.

3 Techniques From Danny Ives and Ivey League MMA

There is always something I say when people ask me to whom I owe my triumphs in BJJ too… Read More.

Leo Vieira – Seminar in Hawai – Gi and No-Gi

Some other crazy individual uploaded the entire Leo Viera Hawaii Seminar to YouTube. Read More…

Athletes Running

Athletes Don’t Walk …They Run!

05 January 2010

Today I had an epiphany.  I had my good friend Mike Atkins from Crazy 88 BJJ and MMA of Baltimore, MD visiting. We where hanging out and doing some errands. I am currently in the habit of running 7 minutes every morning before breakfast ( breakfast becomes the reward). So I started my day with […]

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Braulio Estima – ADCC Absolute Champion

01 January 2010

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Goals for 2010 – Happy New Year Everyone.

01 January 2010

My friend Marcos Avellan from Team FFA in Miami send a newsletter out where he released 12 goals for 2010. Here are his goals: Fight and Win 3 MMA fights Release two unique instructional DVD sets (one MMA instructional and another business instructional) Reach 200 students in my new Davie gym Start an After-School Program […]

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Improve Your BJJ While Driving

31 December 2009

All my life I have been addicted to BJJ, and anything that involves self improvement. I started reading books like “The Automatic Millionaire” or “The Millionaire Mind” or “The Millionaire Next Door” or “The Effective Executive” or well you get my point. Then when I realized that they make most of these books on audio […]

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Inivisible Jiu-Jitsu Part 2

30 December 2009

Make sure you read part 1 here:   Invisible Jiu-Jitsu https://bjjengineer.com?p=341 I wasn’t even planning about writing about this subject a second part, but I ran across some interesting articles I want it to share with you from: http://elementsfitness.blogspot.com/2009/01/invisible-jiu-jitsu.html Invisible Jiu Jitsu In a recent interview Rickson Gracie let it be known that he has returned […]

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Invisible Jiu-Jitsu

29 December 2009

Last night I was having a late dinner with Coach Julius at the Double T Dinner in Baltimore, MD. It has become a tradition, last training session of the trip from 10:30 pm to who knows when followed by the late dinner discussion about where BJJ is going and sharing thoughts. In our conversation we […]

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The Bucket List Continued – PART 5

27 December 2009

Click each of these for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3,Part4 Allright guys here we are on our home stretch 25 more goals to go then we will re-organize them and prioritize them and try to achieve them all within 3 years! 76. Own a Vacation House in Cuba by the Beach. 77. Visit Australia 78.  Explore Cuba […]

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The Bucket List Continued- Goals 51 thru 75 – PART 4

27 December 2009

Click each of these for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Anyways after doing this exercise I have realized that there arent many things out there that I have to do before dying. It has become harder and harder to come with significant activities or goals. So decided to repeat on some of them. 51. […]

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The Bucket List Continued!- 25 more life goals – PART 3

25 December 2009

Please make sure you have read:   Bucket List – A Super Important List of Goals…- PART 1 https://bjjengineer.com?p=336 and My Bucket List and A Challenge to Everyone – PART 2 https://bjjengineer.com?p=337 Hey guys instead of a New Year’s resolution how about 100 goals written down to get done in 3 years or less. Yeah not […]

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My Bucket List and A Challenge to Everyone – Part 2

24 December 2009

I hope that you read: Bucket List – A Super Important List of Goals…- PART 1 ( https://bjjengineer.com?p=336) In that article I spoke about the importance of writing your goals daily and to really take a while to think of the things that  are important to you, things you want to do before you hit […]

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