Tag: bjj

Team Knuckle Up Sweeps Titles at NAGA

Team Knuckle Up refused to come home empty handed at NAGA this year, adding eight 1st place and five 2nd place titles to their team record. From left to right; Jason Freidman placed 1st in purple and advanced no gi, Tecia Torres placed 1st in advanced no gi, 2nd in gi,  and 2nd in a higher  weight class. Laura Hart placed 1st  in gi, 1st in...

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Graham Achieves 23rd Win This Year

Parker “The Hydra” Graham won the youth 90-99 lbs. expert no-gi division at the 2011 NAGA Southeastern Championships, winning his second championship belt and bringing his record to 23-3 for the year 2011.     ...

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Alyssa Wilson Fights Like A Girl

  One of Revgear’s newest ambassadors, Alyssa Wilson, 9, will grapple with anyone who challenges her. Recently Alyssa took 1st place in her division at Worlds, 1st place in the North American tournament in Long Beach, CA, and 1st place in NAGA Las Vegas.     At Grappling X in Murrietta, Alyssa moved to the boys division and still took home 1st place. Then she decided to move up to...

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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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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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Kobe Cochran at Copa America Championships

On March 5th, Revgear’s Kobe Cochran competed at Georgia State Copa America Championship. He went 6-0 overall, winning all matches by submission. He took 1st in kids 54.9 and under in both Gi and No Gi divisions.  Congratulations, Kobe! ...

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A-Team JJ and Revgear’s Ruotolo Twins Featured in GracieMag.com

A-Team Jiu-Jitsu was one school that came to represent with a lot of kids competing and they really showed some extraordinary Jiu-Jitsu skills. Alyssa Wilson, and Kade and Tye Ruotolo were just a few of the kids who won gold at the tournament. Coach Ali Saleh coached all of his kids on the mats that day and was very proud of their accomplishments. Read more...

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Dominic and Kyra Batara at the Gracie Kids Championships

Dominic and Kyra Batara from Vancouver, Washington, competed at the Gracie Kids World Championships which took place end of January during LA Fitness Expo. Dom placed first in Gi and No-Gi in the 49 lbs and under Intermediate bracket.  Dom didn’t lose a single point all weekend while submitting all of his opponents. Kyra also did well by securing 1st place in No-Gi and 3rd place...

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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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Kids MMA: Is It Right For Your Child?

Aalijah Pineda is only 6 years old. She has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for nearly a year now, she competes (and wins!) at various Jiu Jitsu championships. We asked her father, Jeff Pineda, to tell us more about being a parent of a Martial Arts kid. Q: Why did you decide that Aalijah should start training Martial Arts? How did you choose the right discipline...

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