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Savarese BJJ’s Leo Alves wins Dead Serious superfight

Savarese BJJ’s Leo Alves wins Dead Serious superfight! Alves controlled the entire match vs Justin Giove using attacks from the bottom to sweep throughout. Alves nearly finished w/ omoplata attacks but the tough Goive escaped. Giove had a near subsmission attempt of his own using a baseball bat choke from bottom but Alves escaped and […]

Big month ahead for Savarese BJJ Competition team

This morning is the start of 3 huge weekends of tourns, starting with the HS District Wrestling today. Best of luck to all the kids affiliated w our program wrestling in Districts 4, 5 And 6 today. Then tonight Leo Alves and Sean Yadimarco have super fights in the Men Of War show at the […]

Savarese BJJ students on Dead Serious card

Savarese BJJ students on Dead Serious card Saturday night. Please support Savarese BJJ student Leo Alves in his match vs Justin Giove and Savarese purplebelt Sean Yadimarco in his match vs Mike Diaz at the Dead Serious Men Of War Pro Submission Grappling Event. The event will be at the IPlay Arena in Freehold Saturday […]

Saddle Brook’s CJ Limatola gets 100th win!

Saddle Brook’s CJ Limatola gets 100th win! Congrats to CJ Limatola on getting his 100th win today. Words cannot describe how proud of him I am, he did this through hard work and will, not having the advantages that many have. This is a memory you will always remember and something nobody can ever take […]

Savarese BJJs Andrew Kuntz shares his story

Savarese BJJs Andrew Kuntz shares his story: I posted this to my academy, Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but wanted to post publicly. I stumbled across this picture recently. The picture on the left is about 2.5 years ago. I was in the middle of my Blue Belt and the Blue-Belt-Blues hit hard due to external stresses and […]

Savarese BJJ instructor places at UAEJJ

Savarese BJJ instructor places at UAEJJ Savarese BJJ instructor places at UAEJJ! Congrats to one of our instructors, Danny Lleonart, for taking 2nd place in his division at the UAEJJ International Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Orlando this weekend. Danny will be competing again in 2 weeks in the North American Continental Pro in Queens. It has […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu’s Alves wins UGA tournament

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu’s Alves wins UGA tournament! Congrats to our young phenom Leo Alves on taking First Place today in the purplebelt lightweight division at the UGA touney in Atlantic City. Great start to the 2018 Comp season, he will competing in a bunch of tournaments in 2018. Alves has been a dominant competitor since he was a […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu student Mark Garcia comes back strong

Super proud of this guy right here. My student Mark Garcia at this time last year was one of the top competitors on my competition as a blue belt. Was maybe the most talented of a very talented group of bluebelts on our team at the time. While working takedowns after class on day, he completely tore […]

Savarese BJJ’s Mark Garcia weight loss story

Here is Savarese BJJ’s Mark Garcia weight loss story: As I sink my teeth back into the 2018 competition season, I tend to lose myself in the wins and losses and critique every match I have whether it’s good or bad. I do have to remind myself why I started in the first place…I was […]

A lesson from Renzo Gracie

Here is a lesson from Renzo Gracie, as posted today on his Instagram page. Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside, and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” People ask me all the […]