Andy Acuff visiting Arete BJJ Malta

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One of our goals for this year is to get at least four black belts teach us new tricks. This week we had a first ever Black Belt visiting us  – Andy Acuff. Andy contacted me a few days ago and asked to come and train with us. Andy is backpacking in Europe. He  found us

Black Belt Visitor vol. 1 – Andy Acuff 26th of January

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Andy is the second one from right We are extremely happy to announce, that we will finally have first Black Belt visiting – Andy Acuff from US. Andy got his black belt from Jeremy Akin at Brentwood Bjj. Andy has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu over 10 years and certainly packs tons of knowledge. Seminar details

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The Meaning Of The Word Arete

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Arête means virtue or excellence, it is a trait that distinguishes people and makes them outstanding. It is someone who reaches their true potential and then they stand above the rest, because of their commitment and drive. It is also merit in any form or endeavor. Searching to be the best that you can be.

Santa Claus vs Santa claus – BJJ Superfight Video

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  Video of Santa Claus fighting against another Santa Claus in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As year is coming to and end, we decided to invite two persons who both claimed to be Santa Claus. What better way to settle the dispute then in good old fashioned grappling match. Both of the Santa Clauses are part of

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Few minor changes starting from January, 2017

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Before diving into this changes, I want to thank all of those people who are training with me. Even though Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is individual sport, it is sport that is very hard to train by yourself. I am extremely happy about the people whom have started training with me, you guys are great! Gym

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Vlog and results from Milano Challenge 2016

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We had 2 guys entering Milano Challenge. Antti, competed in Master 1, Blue belt -76kg Mark, competed in Master 1, White belt -76kg Tournament was organised in Milano and there was close to 500 people competing. For Mark, this was his first tournament where he competed. Unfortunately, mark got caught in keylock in his first match

December – Christmas party and holidays

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  Year is coming to an end and there is few dates when we’re going to keep the gym closed. 8.12. Thursday – Closed 22.12. – 2.1.2017 – Closed Christmas Party 17.12. We’re also hosting a Christmas party on Saturday the 17th of December. Whether you’re old member or haven’t even trained with us, you

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Your first Bjj-class, what should you expect?

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  Look at this group of monsters.   You are about to attend your first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, you’re head is starting to play games with you…will I get crushed, what kind of people are over there, will they treat me like wolves treat their prey  Personally, I can admit that these were the thoughts I

Guide for taking care of your new Gi

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You have just got your brand new BJJ kimono. You’ve done your first few rolls with your uniform on. Gi is starting to smell and it is time to wash it…but how? You just spent +100€ on it, so you don’t want to ruin it, here’s a simple guide how to wash and dry your

Free BJJ & Muay Thai Seminar for Beginners 22th of October

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  Note 18th of October: Seminar has been fully booked! Don’t worry, we’ll do another one in the near future. In case you are interested in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we do offer a free trial class. You can sign up for the trial class in here. We are very happy to announce, that we are doing

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