As the sport of Jiu-Jitsua and grappling grows at an ever increasing rate. Hubs are emerging in the world, especially in the US. Beyond the mecca of California where BJJ Schools and Starbucks compete for commercial space. Texas, New York, Illinois and South Florida are bursting with great events, seminars and hosting legends in the art.
Check out the line-up for Texas over the next 30 days: (Read More)
- Hillary Williams
- ATAMA BJJ Open
- Mendes Brothers... and more... Read on to find out where and when...
He was known as just Roberto Abreu back in early 2000. A tough blue belt that loved to compete and hungry to be a world class BJJ black belt. Just four short months after having been in a horrific car accident that was to leave him with having to give up the sport he loved he went on to take 2nd in the Brazilian Nationals. That’s when it all changed.
Roberto already knew, and now everyone else does too, that he was still on a path to accomplish his jiu-jitsu goals. But how could he. How could Roberto from the Brazilian country side make such a quick come back? How could he make a come back at all? It wasn’t normal. It’s like he’s some kind of a machine or mythological figure. A BJJ player of his size with the quickness of a feather weight, the technical ability of someone raised in Rio and playing on the mats from infancy, and the power and pressure of a super super heavy weight. "Cyborg" could be an understatement.