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Tips For Surviving As A BJJ White Belt

Training jiu-jitsu as a beginner can be a challenging task.  For many, just walking into an academy for the first time to train can be intimidating. Letting a stranger grab...
December 18, 2013

BJJ Gi Guide

A BJJ gi or kimono may be just about the coolest piece of apparel one can own.  It’s worn for one purpose – to train jiu-jitsu.  It’s made to be extremely durable and...
November 01, 2013
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Garry Tonon Receives His Black Belt

Congratulations to Garry Tonon, head instructor at Brunswick BJJ, on receiving his Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt!  The black belt was awarded yesterday during a ceremony at Ocean County BJJ in...
September 15, 2013
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Jiu-Jitsu Belt Guide

The Brazilian jiu-jitsu belt guide was written to provide information on the ranking system in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is meant to be a general guide on how the ranking system...
April 05, 2013
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BJJ Grappling vs Wrestling - Beyond the Rules

There are many things that make BJJ grappling different than wrestling that go beyond just the rules and objectives.  Most will agree that wrestling has a significantly different feel and...
February 22, 2013