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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 […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Grappling Industries results

Here are the Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Grappling Industries results and breakdown: Congrats to everyone on our competition team who did awesome at the Grappling Industries Tournament. Mark Garcia won his division in only his 2nd tournament after ACL surgery, our beast Sean Yadimarco Taking first in his division and in the gi Absolute, Andrew Kuntz continuing to get on the podium taking […]

RIP Dave “The Rock” Jacobs

I’m truly sorry if people find this out from this post but writing has always been a form of therapy to me. I received a phone call today from a dear friend that our good friend Dave “The Rock” Jacobs passed away yesterday. To say i am devastated would be an understatement. I pulled over […]

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu promotes blackbelts

Savarese Jiu-Jitsu promotes blackbelts Savarese Jiu-Jitsu promotes blackbelts Danny Lleonart and Anthony DelGuercio thursday night at the end of a Rafael Lovato Jr. seminar. The pair, both training under Professor Chris Savarese for more than 10 years, received the honor in front of many of their teammates to great applause. Savarese surprised the pair at […]