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2014 Pendergrass Classic Results

Great showing by Gracie Raleigh this weekend!  We are very proud!  ALL competitors won a medal this outing.  Great job!  Results are listed below. No Gi Intermediate 175.5 – 188.5 1st – David Grissom – Royce Gracie / Gracie Raleigh 2nd – Holden O’Neal – Royce Gracie / Forged Fitness 3rd – Josh Perina –…
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George Pendergrass Classic This Saturday

In 2004 Guy Pendergrass and Rob Pendergrass started The George Pendergrass Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization benefiting Leukemia and other blood related cancer research. Named in memory of their father, the foundation organizes an annual Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament in North Carolina to raise money for the eastern chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. US…
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Dealing with wrestlers in BJJ

Gracie Barra's 4th degree black belt Marcio Feitosa shows a great technique that will help when facing a opponent good at wrestling techniques. The key here is to invert the opponent's expectations. Watch and add it to your game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJXiqXJIy2o
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BJJ and Rolling with women

The following was written by one of our male students after a comedic posting of a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw-KF6Ub8-4) about rolling with women.  One of our female students commented positively and I wanted post his response. "I’ve seen a few of this guy’s videos . . . and always find him to be an insufferable dork.…
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2014 IBJJF Atlanta Open This Weekend!

Lets all push our competitors to be the best they can be!  Bring home the gold!  We will post results after the tournament! http://ibjjf.org/championship/atlanta-international-open-ibjjf-championship/  
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