How to cut weight for BJJ Tournaments

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weight-cutting-for-bjj

Disclaimer This is not a medical guide for weight cutting. These advices are based on my personal experiences and they are not based on any kind of scientific facts. You should always compete in the weight class, that is closest to your weight. Extreme weight cutting for BJJ is not a good idea since the

New Club Location

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Arete BJJ Bus Map Location

From May 1st 2018, Arete Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Malta has moved it’s club from Gzira to St Georges Park Hotel, Paceville New location: Dragonara Road – STJ 06 Triq Dragunara, St. Georges Park Hotel, Level -3, STJ3141, San Ġiljan. Please see map on page if you’re looking to catch a bus to training. Alternatively, You

How to buy your first BJJ Gi

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Arete Malta gi buying guide

You’ve signed up for BJJ classes, you’ve gone through the basic moves but now you want more out of your training. Like Arete, most academies divide their classes into No-Gi and Gi. This is because the BJJ Gi is super important in BJJ for the grips it provides and the new games it opens up,

Safety first, Homie!

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Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

Most of the fatal accidents occur at home. Most of the good stuff in life happen in BJJ. This time the most awesome martial arts blog digs into the essential protective equipment needed in Jiu-Jitsu. Although it’s an art form where combatants don’t try to obliterate opponents like Mike Tyson there are reasons why you still

Choke -seminar by AJ Albert, 7th of October

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Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

Saturday, 7th of October we will have a seminar hosted by AJ Albert from Irvine, California. Who is Aj Albert A.J. Albert is a first-degree black belt from California under Tim Cartmell. He has studied various martial arts and began his training in Muay Thai, Jeet Kun Do, Filipino martial arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Ultimately,

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Tap out before you pass out.

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Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

The last post was about berserking as a dreadful way of life and how it just shouldn’t be your cup of tea. Emphasis is this time very much related to the previous topic: the importance of tap out. Tap out is something you might forget to do before it’s too late or something you might

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

Starting from 4th of September there will slight changes for training schedule. Beginner’s Classes 2 x sessions / week Tuesday 20.00 – 20.30 Thursday 19.00 – 00 Bring Shorts and t-shirt and/or spats and rash guard, a bottle of water and cut your nails! Anyone can attend at any time, no previous experience required. 1

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Berserking is a BIG NO NO!

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Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

I thought that warriors of this kind were long gone. But so it happens I have found a few from the magnificent Malta! It’s very natural when you’re in the middle of something new and adrenaline is running like a wombat. It’s easy to fall into the darkness of berserking. Adrenaline rush might make you