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Recent Savarese Jiu-Jitsu promotions

Recent Savarese BJJ Promotions Recent Savarese BJJ promotions have been plentiful. In the past 3 months, many of our students have “leveled up.” There have been a bunch of recent Savarese BJJ promotions. Many of our students made goals at the beginning of the year to improve.  To their credit, so many of them have […]

Savarese BJJ leader thanks instructors

Savarese BJJ leader thanks instructors These 2 men have been such a huge part of not just my Jiu-Jitsu journey but my life. Thank you to Master Royler Gracie and Professor David Adiv for all their lessons, on and off the mat over the years. Royler continues to inspire me every time I see him, […]

Master Royler Gracie Lyndhurst NJ seminar

Master Royler Gracie Lyndhurst NJ seminar Master Royler Gracie Lyndhurst NJ seminar was a great success. Over 60 students poured into the Savarese BJJ Academy to learn from the Jiu-Jitsu legend. The school owner, Professor Chris Savarese earned his blackbelt from Gracie in 2008. Savarese had this to say “Thank you to Master Royler Gracie […]

Another World Champ visits Savarese BJJ

Another World Champ visits Savarese BJJ Another World Champ visits Savarese BJJ As Marcos “Yemaso” Torregrosa stopped in Tuesday to train and teach. The 3x World Masters BJJ Champion shared his techniques and theories w the students at Savarese. Yemaso had this to say on his Facebook page: “Excellent turn out at Chris Savarese’s gym […]

Bellator Champion Lovato at Lyndhurst BJJ Academy

Bellator Champion Lovato at Lyndhurst BJJ Academy Bellator Champion Lovato trains at Lyndhurst BJJ Academy! Lovato jump started his training camp for his next fight at the Savarese BJJ Academy. He trained w ADCC 2009 runner-up and former Cornell wrestling standout Gerry Rinaldi, his brother Danny Rinaldi a former Rutgers Wrestling captain and Chris Savarese. […]

Bellator Champion Rafael Lovato Lyndhurst NJ seminar

Bellator Champion Rafael Lovato Lyndhurst NJ seminar Bellator Champion Rafael Lovato Lyndhurst NJ seminar went down last night at Savarese BJJ Academy on Park ave. Lovato and Savarese owner Professor Chris Savarese have been good friends and training partners for over 15 years. The Savarese Academy is part of the same team as Lovato’s team […]

Great day for Savarese Jiu-Jitsu

Great day for Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Grea day for the Savarese BJJ Competiton Team today at the Grappling Industries Tournament. 4 competitors, all 4 on the podium. Congrats to Tommy Picurro on winning his division! He has unlimited potential and is getting better w each tourn. We are gonna start pushing him to get in better shape […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu 13th Anniversary

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu 13th Anniversary Today is the 13th Anniversary of Savarese BJJ. Woke up this morning and took a moment to reflect on the journey. I opened this school with nothing but guts. No money, no plan. Thinking about what I know now compared to what I knew then,looking back now, it’s amazing I didn’t […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu women earn silver medals

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu women earn silver medals Savarese Jiu-Jitsu women earn silver medals! Congrats to Ivette Ponte and Mariana Vazquez on taking 2nd place in their divisions sunday at the NJBJjF tournament. Ivette did great, displaying a very active and attacking guard all day. She was constantly attacking and despite taking a silver, it was one […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu teenager wins women’s division

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu teenager wins women’s division Savarese Jiu-Jitsu teenager wins women’s division! Another one of our top teenage students, Kayla Zeppetelli, won her women’s weight class sunday at the NJBJJF. Kayla took  1st place winning all matches by submission at just 16 yrs old! Way to go Kayla! Zeppetelli has been training for over 5 […]