GBLondon Fall Seminar

����FALL SEMINAR���� We have the privilege of bringing to our club in London the most exciting young Brazilian black belt to come out of ��Gracie Barra in recent years: Fellipe Trovo! ���� Trovo currently teaches and trains under Romulo Barral at GB Northridge. He’ll bring concepts that have been working for their Californian team at […]

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Mental preparation for BJJ tournaments

The right focus at the right time. Bruno F. Fernandes. I’ve heard before that creating a competitive atmosphere inside a school is counter-productive. The reason is that you can’t learn new moves if you are constantly trying to outperform your training partner. Even though I respect this point of view, I will propose a different […]

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7 reasons for a woman to start jiu-jitsu

Be yourself. For once at least, there is no need to dress to impress. In a gi, no one can even tell if you are in shape or not. To be bluntly honest, I have yet to see a woman who looks good in a gi. And I hope you will take it as a […]

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What women want

You have to read this By Bruno F. Fernandes I recently thought about writing an article for guys, on how to train with girls. But I did not know where to start, so I decided to just ask them. The original title would be 10 tips on how to train with female teammates, or something […]

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Natural Healing: Part 2

Recover faster and be ready for more. By Bruno Fernandes As already said in my previous post , any exercise is a stress to your body. Your organism has to deal with some degree with inflammation after your daily training routine. Stress and inflammation go hand-in-hand, and the balance is critical. Not enough stress and […]

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Natural Healing: Part 1

boost to your immune system. By Bruno Fernandes. Any exercise is a stress on your body. And to some extent, stress is a good thing. We respond to it by growing stronger. However, a strenuous physical activity lead to a temporary impairment of your natural defenses. So if you are training hard often, a little […]

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Competititon inside and outside the school

How the will to win can improve the way you train By Bruno F. Fernandes I’ve heard before that creating a competitive atmosphere inside a school is counter-productive. The reason is that you can’t learn new moves if you are constantly trying to outperform your training partner. Even though I respect this point of view, […]

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