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Cancer survivor receives BJJ promotion

Cancer survivor receives BJJ promotion Last night I promoted Maria Lleonart to the 4th stripe on her brown belt. It was one of the most proud promotions I ever gave. To many in our community, “stripes” are no big deal. But this piece of tape was earned as much as any promotion in my 20+ years of […]

Royler Gracie Lyndhurst NJ seminar

Royler Gracie Lyndhurst NJ seminar Royler Gracie Lyndhurst NJ seminar coming 9/17/18. 4 time World Jiu-Jitsu champion BJJ legend Master Royler Gracie will be hosting a seminar at Savarese BJJ in Lyndhurst. The seminar will be 3 hours long. Gracie is being hosted by Professor Chris Savarese, who received his black belt from Gracie in […]

BJJ takedown for beginners

BJJ takedown for beginners BJJ takedown for beginners. Chris Savarese of Savarese Jiu-Jitsu in Lyndhurst NJ shows the “Isiah Martinez series, named after Illnois University standout Isiah Martinez. https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=PamlK6ptvuw  

Savarese’s Yadimarco takes 2nd at NY BJJ Pro

Savarese’s Yadimarco takes 2nd at NY BJJ Pro Savarese’s Yadimarco takes 2nd at NY BJJ Pro! Congrats to Savarese BJJ student Sean Yadimarco for taking 2nd place in an unbelievably stacked purplebelt division today at the BJJ NY Pro. Yadimarco has been one of the top purplebelt competitiors on the east coast for the past […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Lyndhurst facility upgrade

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Lyndhurst facility upgrade The Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Lyndhurst facility upgrade is complete! One of the East Coast best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academies, Savarese BJJ, has upgraded their facilty w/ new floors and mats to make one of the USA’s top school even better! Local flooring Michael Stackhouse made the beautiful upgrades last week that […]

Savarese BJJ students excel Big Apple Open

Savarese BJJ students excel Big Apple Open Just got home from the Big Apple Open, one of the top tournaments every year on the East Coast. Really happy with our teams performance today. We took 3rd in the team standings, a good showing for 1 Academy without affiliated schools. Our guys and ladies trained hard, […]

Rafael Lovato Jr submits Gerald Harris Bellator 198

Congrats to my brother Rafael Lovato Jr. on another Bellator over UFC and MMA vet Gerald Harris in just 1 minute 10 seconds. My brother you embody what Jiu-Jitsu is. You are a constant inspiration to those around you to strive to always be better, nobody works harder, nobody wants it more and you show the joy […]

Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open

Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open 2 Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open, one of the toughest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments on the East Coast each year. Purplebelts Sean Yadimarco and Caitlin McManus, members of the Savarese BJJ Academy Competition team, each took 3rd in their divisions. Yadimarco won his division at bluebelt […]

New Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Competition team members shine at NJBJJF

New Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Competition team members shine at NJBJJF New Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Competition team shine at NJBJJF in NJ this weekend, 3 out of 4 coming home with medals. Professor Chris Savarese, the Academy owner and head instructor, had this to say after the tournament “Congrats to our new members for stepping up and competing […]

Darce choke master Joe D’Arce in Lyndhurst NJ

Darce choke master Joe D’Arce in Lyndhurst NJ Darce choke master Joe D’Arce was in Lyndhurst NJ teaching his skills at good friend Chris Savarese’s Jiu-Jitsu Academy last night. Professor Savarese had this to say “Thanks to my good friend Joe D’Arce for putting on an awesome seminar at my Academy tonight. Joe is one […]