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Kearny teenager is Northern NJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu phenom

Kearny teenager is a northern NJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu phenom. Kearny teenager Leo Alves is a northern NJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu phenom. The Lyndhurst martial arts student was promoted to 3rd Stripe bluebelt saturday by Professor Chris Savarese of Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is now among top ranked teens in NJ. This is a major accomplishment for someone 16 yrs […]

Lyndhurst Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student among top teenagers

  Lyndhurst Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student among top teenagers Lyndhurst Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student Ariana Zeppetelli is among top ranked teens in NJ. On saturday, she earned the 3rd stripe on her bluebelt from Professor Chris Savarese at the Lyndhurst martial arts academy Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She is only 16 yrs old! Zeppetelli started training 4 yrs ago at […]

Lyndhurst Martial Arts student gets promoted

  Lyndhurst Martial Arts student gets promoted Lyndhurst Martial arts student Dan Lleonart was promoted by Professor Chris Savarese to the rank of brownbelt-1st stripe saturday at the Lyndhurst martial arts academy Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) on Park Ave. Lleonart is one of the top students in the program and is also an assistant instructor […]

Understanding BJJ belt promotions

BJJ Belt Promotions: I wanted to blog about something important to me that I don’t think many BJJ practitioners understand. It’s not their fault, there is not a handbook available to BJJ practitioners that explains BJJ belt promotions properly so I thought I’d give it a shot. BJJ belt promotions are based on more than one […]

Lyndhurst kids martial arts student Antonio Santiago wins Savarese BJJ Student of Month

  Lyndhurst kids martial arts student Antonio Santiago wins Savarese BJJ Student of Month! The Lyndhurst kids martial arts student of month at Savarese BJJ Academy on Park Ave in Lyndhurst is a great honor. Congrats Antonio! Great job this month!  You had great attendance, and it really showed in your technical improvement. You have shown traits this […]

You are never too old to try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

You are never too old to try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu You are never too old to try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)! One of my biggest pet peeves is when I talk to friends of mine over 40 who tell me “I’d love to try BJJ or Martial Arts but I’m too old.” Drives me crazy. As General George […]

Savarese BJJ blackbelt ceremony

  Savarese BJJ blackbelt ceremony   The Savarese BJJ blackbelt ceremony was held January 14th, 2016 at the Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Lyndhurst NJ. Professor Chris Savarese promoted longtime student Mike Hanly to blackbelt and Mohmamed Mohebbi to 1st degree blackbelt. More than 200 students showed up during the coarse of the night as […]