Morning class

Morning class: Nothing wakes a person up faster than a man highly skilled in the arts of…

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Three the hard way

Three the hard way: The full squad is back in action in truly great competition action…

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Varying intensity

Varying intensity: Sometimes people hear about the frequency with which my students train…

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Reflections on my students – The master of distance – Georges St-Pierre

Reflections on my students - The master of distance - Georges St-Pierre: More than any…

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Every major move has its own character

Every major move has its own character: All the major moves of the sport of jiu jitsu…

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Reflections on my students – the birth of the wolverine

Reflections on my students - the birth of the wolverine: Most great deeds have…

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It all begins in the training room

It all begins in the training room: The squad was thrilled to watch team mate Garry Tonon…

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Flawless Victory

Flawless Victory: Garry Tonon defeated the outstanding grappler Justin Rader in Oklahoma…

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Back in the saddle

Back in the saddle: Propped up by some cortisone I came back to limited teaching duties…

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Entering into the unknown

Entering into the unknown: Those moments when an athlete faces an opponent for the first…

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Defending what’s yours

Defending what's yours: Garry Tonon defeated the very tough Dustin Akbari to win the…

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Reflections on my Sensei – The little things reveal the big things

Reflections on my Sensei - The little things reveal the big things: Often I am asked to…

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Upcoming action

Upcoming action: Gordon Ryan, having just won EBI 11, will soon be back in action. At EBI…

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Making a statement

Making a statement: It's one thing to win a tournament- it's quite another to…

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Keeping it fun

Keeping it fun: often people seem to assume that a gym putting out champions is probably…

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Mr Tonon goes forth

Mr Tonon goes forth: Squad standout Garry Tonon will be teaching a big no gi seminar in…

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Perspective from the past

Perspective from the past: In mid October 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte began his retreat from…

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My sensei, Renzo Gracie

My sensei, Renzo Gracie, always taught me to look for ways to apply the lessons of jiu…

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Two sides of my students

Two sides of my students: Most of you know my students through their efforts in…

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Party at Renzo’s!!

Party at Renzo's!! My beloved sensei and world's coolest human, Renzo Gracie is…

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