Category: Martial Arts

12 Year Old La Placa Wins Ninth NAGA Championship

Joseph LaPlaca won his ninth NAGA championship at the NAGA West Coast Championships in the expert division for both no-gi and gi in the 79.9 lb. weight class for 12 year olds. Joseph is a true champion in the making. Congratulations!   ...

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Nogawa Emerges Victorious

  Revgear  Ambassador Spencer Nogawa was victorious at Grappling X on Sept. 10 in the 16-17 year old division at 159 lbs. Spencer won two matches via submission and a 7-0 decision in the finals match.               ...

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Revgear’s Newest Ambassador Off To A Running Start

Revgear’s Newest Ambassador Off To A Running Start Recently accepted Arthur Ortega of Arizona won his very first match as a Revgear ambassador, defeating his opponent in 36 seconds of the first round via TKO. Revgear congratulates Ortega and looks forward to his future as a martial artist. Check out Ortega’s 36 second TKO!     ...

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Ruotolo Twins Always Up For The Challenge

The Ruotolo brothers Kade and Tye pushed themselves to the max at this year’s NAGA tournament in Las Vegas, NV. Kade fought in the no-gi expert division and took home the belt. Tye moved up from his 60-69 lb weight class to face the 80-89 lb division for experts and took the belt home after winning his second match by submission!           The twins also won at the...

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Batara Kids Set Pace for Revgear Ambassadors

  Revgear Ambassadors, Dominic and Kyra Batara continue to set the pace for Revgear Product Ambassadors, and their achievements.  When we last left the Batara kids, they were kicking butt and taking names at the Gracie Kids World Championships which took place end of January during the LA Fitness Expo.  Since then, they have been racking up the accolades around the country; here is a little...

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Ruotolo Twins at NAGA Vegas

Kade and Tye Ruotolo competed in NAGA Vegas Tournament. The boys fought in the same expert 8-9 yr old division for both Gi and No Gi. Tye lost his first fight in No Gi division so Kade came up and conquered the rest of the division by taking first and receiving the Belt! Then the boys each had 1 fight in the gi ...

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Is Steven Seagal the next master Shihan of MMA? – by Gary Edwards

Gary Edwards is Head MMA coach at Laurel Mountain MMA, North Carolina. Gary shares his thoughts about Steven Seagul’s contribution to Anderson Silva’s UFC 126 win – you can watch interview with Steven Seagal here I was really hoping the Steven Seagal deadly, secret, front kick hype would leave us quicker than Joe Son had realized that wearing a cup might have been a wise idea,...

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Aalijah Pineda Takes 1st Place at Kids Pan Ams

On February 2oth young Revgear champ Aalijah Pineda competed at the Kids Pan Ams at Cal State Dominguez Hills in Yellow Belt division. Aalijah is only Grey Belt and she still took 1st place! At Kids Pan Ams Aalijah met the Ruotolo twins. Kade and Tye both competed there, too. They both won their fights by submission and took home gold. Congratulations to young Revgear Champs! Aalijah...

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Introducing Ruotolo Twins – Young Champs from California

Kade and Tye Ruotolo are identical twins. They have just turned 8 years old and live in Huntington Beach, California. They have been training Jiu Jitsu since they were 3 1/2 years old. They train at A-Team Jiu Jitsu in Westminster about 4-6 times a week with Master Ali. Last year they added Muay Thai to their training as well. They love to compete! Their...

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Kids MMA: Is It Right For Your Child? – Part 2

Aalijah Pineda is only 6 years old. She has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for nearly a year now, she also trains Muay Thai and MMA. We asked her father, Jeff Pineda, to tell us more about being a parent of a Martial Arts kid. Read Part 1>>> Q: What life skills can kids benefit from training in martial arts? Aalijah has learned many life skills...

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