Posts Tagged ‘Grappling tournaments in NJ’

The Importance of Struggling, Winning, Losing, and Learning in Martial Arts

Recently, a Facebook friend of mine jokingly shared this National Post article entitled “Dodgeball isn’t just problematic, it’s an unethical tool of ‘oppression’” by Joseph Brean. The basic gist of Brean’s article is that competition is “unhelpful to the development of kind and gentle children,” and that the struggles of victory and defeat are not […]

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NJU Wins Team Title at Grappling Industries!

The NJU crew sure has been working very smart, hard, and consistently lately, and they proved it last Saturday at the Grappling Industries tournament in Paterson, NJ! In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu culture, It’s been said in many ways that participating in a tournament is the equivalent of four months of regular training. But then again, you […]

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Become the best version of yourself through jiu-jitsu!

I’ll be honest – I was tired of seeing ads about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and weight loss. That was before I saw it happen twice (and in dramatic fashion) with my own eyes. And it wasn’t just the weight-loss issue that caught my attention – it was also a matter of watching a human body change […]

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Congrats to Steve Vega for medaling at NJBJJF yesterday!

Big congrats to NJU white belt Steve Vega for taking silver at the NJBJJF Spring Challenge Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament yesterday! Steve fought hard and always had his poker-face on during his matches, never exerting unnecessary energy and always looking to pit the strongest parts of his game against the weakest parts of his opponent’s game. […]

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Grappling Tournaments in NJ | Greg J. Wins GOLD

NAGA: North American Championships Last weekend NJ United Mixed Martial Arts student Greg J. brought home the championship belt from one of the toughest grappling tournaments in NJ. The North American Grapplers Association (NAGA) hosts events throughout the United States, drawing some of the most talented grapplers from the area to each event. Purple Belt […]

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Jiu Jitsu Competitions in NJ

Grapplers Quest consistantly holds one of the most competitive jiu jitsu competitions in NJ.  NJ United Mixed Martial Arts brought a strong team to compete over the 2 day weekend. We ended up with 11 medals total and more importantly everyone gained valuable experience from the “Beast of the East” tournament. I’m so proud of everyone […]

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NJ United represents at The Good Fight

Congratulations to the three NJ United Mixed Martial Arts students that competed on Saturday at The Good Fight: New York Open. Once again every NJ United Mixed Martial Arts student that competed brought home a medal which has been a constant trend every tournament. I’m very impressed with the hard work and effort that we showed […]

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ADCC 2007: Mike Fowler vs. Saulo Ribeiro

Here is a match between Team Lloyd Irvin Black Belt Mike Fowler vs. multiple time BJJ World Champion Saulo Ribeiro. Fowler is one of the most successful American BJJ Black Belt competitors of all time. Here he scores a nice toe hold submission over Ribeiro. Mike was invited to ADCC on 2 days notice and […]

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Combat Gold Competition Team Training

We had a great Combat Gold Competition Team training today at NJ United MMA! There were 2 black belts, 1 brown belt, 3 purple belts, and 2 killer white belts on the mats putting the hard work in! Keep up the good work guys! Bookmark It Hide Sites

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The Good Fight competition results

NJ United Mixed Martial Arts had 2 students (JV and Ryan) compete at “The Good Fight” grappling tournament Saturday in Lincroft, NJ. The streak remains alive as we came home with 3 medals!!! Impressively, 100% of NJ United students that have competed in the last 4 tournaments have won at least one medal!!! This consistancy […]

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