Tag: Kid’s MMA

Ruffo Brothers in Action using the Revgear Youth Combat Series Gear

This week guest blogger Aaron Tru shares his experience with Revgear Youth Ambassadors, the Ruffo Brothers: I recently had the chance to spend the afternoon with the Ruffo brothers, Carlos and Giovani.  The Ruffo boys are best known for their incredible pad work and grappling skills; which at one point had them featured as the faces of youth MMA in a national television commercial campaign when...

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Ismael Ramirez Can’t Be Beaten

Last month, Ismael Ramirez brought home another first place medal.  Ismael, one of Revgear’s newest ambassadors, competed in the pro division. Ramirez, who usually competes in the expert division, but this time a testing his competitive skills was the priority. He faced 7 opponents in the pro division; submitting each opponent in under a minute in each bout—talk about making quick work of the competition. ...

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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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Great Results from the Ruotolo Twins

The boys are both Yellow Belts in 67 lb division for kids 7-9 years old, Kade has just moved up On February 6th the young twin champs Kade and Tye Ruotolo went to the NABJJF All Americas Tournament at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Both boys had 2 fights each and won by submission. They both took home gold. To top off their great day of competing, their school...

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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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Finding The Right MMA Gear For Your Kid

Jonathan Wickham from YouthMMAGear.com shares his thoughts about kids and Mixed Martial Arts. As most any parent of a child who practices MMA can tell you, finding kids MMA gear is often a challenge. MMA, or mixed martial arts, is a combat sport that combines many of the traditional martial arts techniques with other fighting methods. The sport has exploded in popularity in the last decade, and...

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Kids MMA: How Important Are Athletics For Your Child’s Development?

Jonathan Wickham from YouthMMAGear.com shares his thoughts about kids and Mixed Martial Arts. Kids MMA may be a very frightening sport for some parents. The thought of involving your kid in this type of sport is surely very alarming. However, there are many reasons for you to get your child involved in some kind of physical activity and youth MMA is growing in popularity so there...

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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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Ruffo Brothers: Wrestling Season Began

Update from Ruffo Brothers: Wrestling season has officially begun! On December 5, 2009, Carlos and Giovanni both placed first in their divisions at the Vegas Longhorn Wrestling tournament. On December 13, 2009, Carlos and Giovanni both took first places in their divisions in a  CAGWA tournament held at Elsinore high school. And great news about Royce Ruffo who just turned 4 in October. On December 6,...

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