One Spirit: The Jiu-Jitsu – Luta-Livre Connection

Hello my friends! I am posting this little message and statement, to make clear my personal point of view on BRAZILIAN Grappling Fighting arts. It is MY point of view, and I hope not to offend any of my Mestre’s, teachers, colleges, students, and friends. Since the early days of my Jiu-Jitsu carrier first inContinue reading “One Spirit: The Jiu-Jitsu – Luta-Livre Connection”

The REAL Introducer of GRACIE JIU-JITSU in the USA!

[Deutsch unten] Grandmaster Carley Gracie, known as the lion of the Gracie family of Brazil, practices and teaches the unique martial art known as the Brazilian or Gracie style of Jiu-Jitsu. The Gracie Style is recognized to be the most effective fighting art in the world today. Carley’s achievements are legendary in the Gracie family.Continue reading “The REAL Introducer of GRACIE JIU-JITSU in the USA!”

Remembering October 2019 – Carley Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Seminar in Athens, Greece

It is a year ago that I had the great privilege to bring our Grandmaster Carley Gracie to Europe again… Thanks to our friends in Berlin, Germany, Thomas Mehnert and the Spanidis Brothers (Vasilis and Nikos) in Athens, Greece we had two great seminars… We all hope that everyone is OK and we look forwardContinue reading “Remembering October 2019 – Carley Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Seminar in Athens, Greece”

Network – Members Structure

The European Network is composed of the following members: Senior Instructor (Black belt, 4th degree and above)The entitled person is also titled “Professor de Jiu-Jitsu” (Bras.), represents in full the network. The person holds at least a 4th degree Black belt under the network. Full Instructor (Black belt, 2nd degree or above)The entitled person representsContinue reading “Network – Members Structure”