Failing is a temporary detour

Failing is a temporary detour

I posted this in our private Savarese BJJ group, and I think it is a good lesson for all the lower belt BJJ competitors out there. This has always been one of my favorite quotes. I have said many times to people that when competing, sometimes it is better to lose early in your BJJ life […]

Lyndhurst martial arts students shine at NY Open

Lyndhurst martial arts students shine at NY Open

Some of out martial arts students shined at the NY Open last weekend, having a great showing at one of the toughest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments on the East Coast. Four students from the Savarese BJJ Academy traveled up to CCNY in Harlem to test themselves against the best the East Coast has to offer. Jiu-Jitsu competitors from as […]

Lyndhurst Jiu Jitsu Academy promotes 6 students

Lyndhurst Jiu Jitsu Academy promotes 6 students

Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a Lyndhurst Jiu Jitsu Academy, promoted 6 students last week. Led by owner and head instructor Professor Chris Savarese, the Savarese Academy is known within the industry as one of the top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) schools in the tri-state area. Following a round of training last weekend, Savarese gathered the students on the […]

North Arlington Child Recieves Martial Arts Award

North Arlington Child Recieves Martial Arts Award

Congratulations to Brandon Adragna! The North Arlington child receives a Martial Arts Award this month, the Savarese Jiu-Jitsu student of the month. Brandon has been a student in the Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Children’s program since September of 2015. He started out very quiet and reserved, content to sit on the wall and just be a part […]

Training focus: Improving over winning

Improving over Winning

Today’s blog is on training focus and improving over winning. Many times in the beginning of our training, students focus on winning their “rolls” during class time instead of focusing on the bigger picture: improving. Winning or losing in training doesn’t mean a thing. In fact, sometimes in the beginning of our training, losing is much […]