North Arlington High School student wins Jiu-Jitsu competition

North Arlington High School student wins Jiu-Jitsu competition

North Arlington High School student wins Jiu-Jitsu competition Leo Alves, a North Arlington High School student wins Jiu-Jitsu competition last weekend at the Big apple Open in NYC. Alves, a 16 yr old phenom training out of the Savarese Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Academy in Lyndhurst, won all of his matches by submission (tapout). Professor Chris […]

Leo Alves - Savarese Jiu Jitsu prodigy

Leo Alves – Savarese Jiu Jitsu prodigy

  Leo Alves – Savarese Jiu Jitsu prodigy Congrats to Leo Alves on earning the 3rd stripe on his orangebelt from Professor Savarese this weekend. Leo is the Academy prodigy, the kid the whole Academy keeps an eye on to make sure he is doing things right. I have never seen a 15 yr old […]

Clifton resident Sean Yadimarco wins jiu jitsu tourney

Clifton resident Sean Yadimarco wins jiu jitsu tourney

Clifton resident Sean Yadimarco wins jiu jitsu tourney Clifton resident Sean Yadimarco won a jiu jitsu tourney, winning his division at the North American Grappling Assocation (NAGA) yesterday. Yadimarco is a wrestling standout at Clifton High School and just received his blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) recently from Professor Chris Savarese, one of the first Americans […]

Passaic resident earns jiu jitsu promotion

Passaic resident earns jiu jitsu promotion

  Passaic resident earns jiu jitsu promotion Greg Milite, a Passaic resident, earned his jiu-jitsu promotion to 3 stripe bluebelt on saturday. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) practitioner who promoted by his instructor, Professor Chris Savarese of the Savarese BJJ Academy in Lyndhurst. The school is one of the top jiu-jitsu schools on the east coast. Milite has […]

Lodi High School student gets jiu jitsu promotion

Lodi High School student gets jiu jitsu promotion

Lodi High School student gets jiu jitsu promotion Lodi High School student Tyler Ruffino got a jiu jitsu promotion Thursday. After training for about 1 year, Ruffino was promoted to yellow belt by Professor Chris Savarese, Ruffino’s instructor. Savarese is the owner and head instructor at the Academy and one of the 1st Americans to earn a […]