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Lyndhurst Martial Arts School promotes 16

Lyndhurst Martial Arts School promotes 16 Lyndhurst Martial Arts School promotes 16! The Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy, a Lyndhurst Martial arts school, promoted 16 students recently. The Park Ave Academy is known as one of the best BJJ schools, not only in the state of NJ, but the USA. Led by Professor Chris Savarese, whose […]

Parent Coaching Only Hurts, It Never Helps

Parent Coaching Only Hurts, It Never Helps To be extremely honest, parent coaching only hurts it never helps. From an instructors perspective, the moment a child looks to their parent for guidance in a sport or activity, and not their coach or instructor the child has started to become un-coachable. Their are very few instances […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Big Apple Open 2017 results

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Big Apple Open 2017 results So proud of our competition team today. We had 4 guys enter the Big Apple BJJ Open today, one of the best and toughest tournaments on the East Coast every year w/ competitors from many of the best teams in NY, NJ, Long Island, Penn, Del and MD. […]

Jiu-Jitsu Legend teaches in Lyndhurst NJ

Jiu-Jitsu Legend teaches in Lyndhurst NJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Royler Graciewas the guest teacher in Lyndhurst NJ Academy Savarese BJJ on friday. The 4x World BJJ champion is the son of Gracie Jiu Jitsu Grandmaster and founder Helio Gracie. Royler is not only a legend in jiu jitsu, having been the first “King of BJJ’s Featherweight Division” setting the […]

Change Your Attitude!

Change Your Attitude! Change Your Attitude! is something I have wanted to scream from the rooftops lately. I have spoken to all forms of people in my life late about various subjects. From co-workers to students to friends to parents to just people on Facebook, I noticed a simple thing about many. A lot of […]

The many rule sets of BJJ

The many rule sets of BJJ One of the biggest problems of the jiu-jitsu tournament scene is the many rule sets of BJJ. When I started BJJ over 20 years ago, there was only a handful of tournaments in the US. There was the big ones, the World Championships (Mundial) and the Pan Ams. Grapplers […]

Savarese BJJ’s Leo Alves dominates at Fight To Win 30

Savarese BJJ’s Leo Alves dominates at Fight To Win 30 Savarese BJJ’s Leo Alves dominated at Fight To Win 30. The North Arlington High School student stepped up onto the big stage of competition in Bayville NJ, last weekend. Alves won his match in just 53 seconds. Most noteworthy, it was the 17 yr old […]

Lyndhurst Martial Arts Competition team shines again

Lyndhurst Martial Arts Competition team shines again Congrats to our Savarese BJJ competition members who competed in NAGA today and crushed it. It was the second time in 2 weeks that the Lyndhurst Martial Arts competition team shined. Last week, they shined at the NY Open at CCNY. One of our best Sean Yadimarco is […]

BJJ Competitions : put yourself in position to succeed

BJJ Competitions : put yourself in position to succeed I am have been going to BJJ Competitions since 1995. My first one, the NYC Grappling Challenge, got me hooked on competition. I went on to compete in many tournaments over the next 10 year and have been viewing and coaching my students and friends students […]

Savarese BJJ Etiquette Guidelines

There are a lot of new members in the school so I wanted to re-post our Etiquette Guidelines. Academy Etiquette Guidelines Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academies tend to teach in a more relaxed and less rigid atmosphere than traditional martial arts. Nonetheless, in order to maintain a positive environment that is both conductive to learning and welcoming […]