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Lyndhurst BJJ Instructor Earns Promotion

Sean Bermudez, the head of Savarese Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Kids Martial Arts, earned a prestigious promotion last night. His instructor, Professor Chris Savarese, promoted Bermudez with “professor stripes” on his black belt, a rank rarely given out in most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) schools. Students will now have to address Bermudez by his title while in […]

Clifton resident wins another jiu-jitsu tournament!

Clifton resident wins another jiu-jitsu tournament! Sean Yadimarco, a Clifton resident, wins another jiu jitsu tournament making that the 4th one he has won this year! The Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student is readying himself for the IBJJF World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship in June. Therefore, he is competing as much as he can. This past weekend, he […]

Drilling: the most useful tool of jiu jitsu

Drilling: the most useful tool of jiu jitsu Some of the best BJJ competitors are big believers in drilling. At Savarese BJJ Academy, we use the phrase “Drillers are Killers” quite often. We believe in the “Outliers” theory, based on the book by Malcolm Gladwell. A common theme that appears throughout Outliers is the “10,000-Hour Rule,” […]

Lyndhurst Jiu-Jitsu for kids

Lyndhurst Jiu-Jitsu for kids Every child should be put into some type of developmental activity when they are young. Whether it is dance, gymnastics, or martial arts, something should be done. Jiu Jitsu is quite possibly  the best sport you could start a child in. It promotes confidence, discipline, respect, and many other developmental qualities. When […]

Parents Help your kids in their BJJ journey

Parents Help your kids on their BJJ Journey Parents Help your kids in their BJJ journey.  I haven’t written a blog in a couple of years. Whenever I feel the need to write one, I want it to be something I am passionate about. I have been practicing BJJ for 17 yrs now. I have […]

Lessons from jiu jitsu champion Saulo Ribeiro

Lessons from jiu jitsu champion Saulo Ribeiro Below are lessons from jiu jitsu champion Saulo Ribeiro. Saulo Ribeiro is one of the most successful competitors and jiu-jitsu instructors. Futhermore, he is now more devoted to passing his knowledge onto his students in his academy called University of jiu-jitsu and his online learning website Jiu-Jitsu Library […]

Everyone taps out in Jiu-Jitsu

Everyone taps out in Jiu-Jitsu Everyone taps out in jiu-jitsu. It happens in every school in every country of the world. You cannot just your progress by how often or not you are tapping out. There is an old saying “If you are not tapping, you are not learning.” Too often, many new jiu-jitsu students […]

Belleville Wrestler Wins Jiu Jitsu Student Award

Belleville Recreational Wrestler Wins Jiu Jitsu Top Student Belleville Recreational Wrestler Wins Jiu Jitsu Top Student Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is proud to announce that the Lyndhurst Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month is Leo Tiankee. Leo and his brother Lorenzo are both part of the Belleville Rec Wrestling Program and are two of the […]

Royler Gracie Seminar – Savarese BJJ

Royler Gracie will teach a Lyndhurst NJ Jiu-Jitsu seminar at Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy on June 27th at 7pm. Royler is the son of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Grandmaster Helio Gracie. The Savarese Academy’s owner, Professor Chris Savarese, received his black belt from Royler in 2008. It will be the 5th time Gracie has taught at the Academy. Royler […]