Written by William Burkhardt & Talita Alencar
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When we arrived at Cícero Costha's Academy in the Ipiranga neighborhood, São Paulo, a dozen of athletes between 16 and 23 years old were still sleeping wrapped in their sheets and scattered across the mats. By 11h30 am, without much agitation, they got up, one by one, and stored their mattresses in the narrow corridor next to the room, preparing themselves for theirs first training of the day.

Copa Cyclone 2013

Written by William Burkhardt
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Check out the 28 best photos of Copa Cyclone 2013

Infight Academy

Written by William Burkhardt
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Infight Academy was created in 1987 in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro by Totila Jordan, Master "Pitoco" and is now leaded by master Rogério Poggio.

Meet Belgian Black Belt Juan Grizzo

Written by William Burkhardt
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BJJPix met with Juan Grizzo, a black belt under Zé Marcelo who teaches in Brussels.

Written by William Burkhardt
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"In the past, to be able to attend a tournament, each team had to provide a referee. We had to arbitrate for free. We arbitrated to help the event exists, arbitrated in order to help jiu-jitsu. When the CBJJ was created in 1994, things became more organized. José Leão Beleza took over the direction of arbitration and began to work in a more organized way. He called me to assist him in 1998..."

Copa Pódio Middleweight GP 2013

Written by William Burkhardt
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Check out the 23 best photos of Copa Pódio: Middleweight GP 2013

DJ Bros - Nova União

Written by William Burkhardt
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Confira as fotos do treino da Inauguração da mais nova filial da Nova União no Recreio, Rio de Janeiro que aconteceu esse último sábado com a presença de Dudu Dantas, André Pederneiras, José Aldo e Yan Cabral.

St. Louis's Power Couple: The Bishops

Written by Emilio Carrero
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In St. Louis, Missouri resides the Bishop family who among many things are a married couple who train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu together. Both training under the Gracie Humaita team they’ve developed a life centered around the art, which has sprung many competitive titles, a website and much more. 

Tico's BJJ kids class on Gigoia Island.

Written by William Burkhardt
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Check out 26 photos of the kids class at ilha da Gigoia in Rio de Janeiro. Tico and Perninha are the two teachers there and are Roberto Gordo's affiliates.