Posts Tagged ‘BJJ Competition’

The Importance a Newbie-Friendly Gym!

Have you ever had to teach or ‘coach’ someone to do a task? Maybe it was a new coworker who didn’t quite know how your computer system works. Maybe it was a friend who needed help with a maintenance job around the house, or even a younger family member who needed your help with some […]

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Push Yourself, or Play? #Whynotboth!

I always feel sad when I see people working out while simultaneously keeping track of time or the “outside world.” They check the wall-clock, check their phones, get pulled-into social media on their phones, and that adds to the high drop-out rate that traditional gyms often have. However, one incredible benefit of training martial arts […]

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David D. Submits Opponent at NAGA: North American Championships

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt David D. wins his semi-final match last month at NAGA’s North American Championships in West Orange, NJ. Competing in the Blue Belt Heavyweight division, David showed his solid technique defeating his opponent with a nice mounted triangle choke. The submission is not a common technique usually used in competition as […]

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NAGA: North American Championships

NJ United MMA Comes Home With 5 Medals! Some of the best up and coming grapplers in the NJ, NY, PA area tested themselves Saturday at the North American Grapplers Association. The tournament was held at the National Guard Armory in West Orange, NJ and the competition was fierce. NJ United sent five competitors into […]

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JT Torres Seminar This Wednesday!

JT Torres will be teaching a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar at NJ United Mixed Martial Arts this Wednesday, September 25th from 7-9pm!  JT is one of only 5 Americans to ever medal at the prestigious IBJJF World Championships in the HISTORY of Jiu Jitsu. JT also recently received an invite to the 2013 ADCC World Championships in China and made the cover of this […]

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NJ United Competition Team | 30 FREE Days | The Good Fight

Congratulations to everyone for their AWESOME performances today at “The Good Fight: New York Open“ in Nyack, NY. We had 5 students compete, bringing home a total of 8 medals (6 GOLD, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)! There were many hard fought battles throughout the day, and our students showed a ton of heart and determination. […]

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NJ Grappling Tournaments

Congratulations to NJ United Mixed Martial Arts students Chas, Chris, and Renzo on their performances Saturday, December 8th. Chas traveled to Brooklyn to compete in The Good Fight: Winter Open 2012 and came home with a Bronze medal. Chas won his match in the consolation round submitting his opponent in 12 seconds. NJU also had […]

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Jay Hayes wins Bronze at 2012 World Championships

Proudly representing Team Lloyd Irvin, NJ United Mixed Martial Arts instructor Jay Hayes wins the Bronze medal in the Masters Black Belt middleweight division at the 2012 IBJJF No Gi World Championships. This marked Jay’s first medal at the Worlds, coming one win short of a bronze in 2008 and 2009 as a brown belt. […]

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Combat Gold Competition Team Class

NJ United MMA student Greg J. and JT “Spiderman” Torres after another great Combat Gold Competition Team training! JT taught an AMAZING class and got on the mats and showed everyone how it’s done! It’s great to see everyone getting in that competition mindset! I’m excited for GQ and NAGA, keep up the great work […]

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Grappling Competition NJ

Congratulations to NJ United Mixed Martial Arts students Renzo and Luker on their awesome performance at NAGA in Morristown, NJ today! Although we only had 2 students competing, we ended up going undefeated throughout the day, with both students dominating the competition. Renzo showed why he has been one of the best up and coming competitors […]

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