Archive for the ‘Jiu Jitsu’ Category

NoGi American National Champion in Oklahoma City . . . This weekend, Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA competition team traveled all the way from Oklahoma City to California to fight in the Gi and Nogi American National Championships of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The team dispatched 8 competitors to the tournament, while the Lovato’s School of […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Does rectus abdominis assist with core stability and your brazilian jiu jitsu? In theory no, every anatomy book and article I’ve researched suggests that rectus abdominis is a trunk flexor and trunk lateral flexor only, however from my personal experience of lifting weights and from testing individuals whose training I’ve been involved […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu What are the more effective ways to train the core area? and still be relevant to brazilian jiu jitsu. Athletes indirectly train their core area through their specific sporting movements. When applying one of our more important training principles “specificity”, you cant get a better training stimulus for a particular sport than […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying that “a chain is only as strong as the weakest link”, well this saying is very true as far as the human body goes. Most recreational gym patrons and amateur sportsman and sportswomen tend to spend allot of time conditioning the upper and lower body but […]

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu birth.. When the days of the Samurai came to an end, the gun replaced the sword, and new sportive ways to practice martial arts were developed. Eventually, in Japan many different variations of Jiu-Jitsu took shape, including Karate, Aikido, and Judo. But these arts were missing essential pieces of what the complete art […]

Catch Wrestling… Catch Wrestling or Catch as Catch Can is a form of martial arts formed in Great Britian but the history of Catch Wrestling can be traced back toPankration – according to Billy Robinson. Pankration – was a martial art introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in 648 BC and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling but […]

OKC BJJ Rafael Lovato Jr.’s Next Seminar… One of the top United States and OKC BJJ Competitors, Rafael Lovato Jr. is heading to Dublin, Ireland for a seminar! In this seminar, Rafael will show top quality techniques and strategies that have made him a multiple time world champion to take gold in the prestigious Mundial […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu match? Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal barely got his throne warm before Rafael ‘Feijao” Cavalcante stormed his castle. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu The “King” was only king for four months before he was forced to hand over his light-heavyweight championship belt following a disappointing August 2010 loss – the first of his career. Brazilian […]

OKC jiu jitsu OKC jiu jitsu was displayed at Dallas, TX this weekend. Team Lovato brought 17 adult competitors with 2 children for the Fight To Win Europa Show Grappling Tournament. 17 adult competitors of Team Lovato presented what OKC jiu jitsu was all about. They were able to take home 17 medals. They showed […]

Football season soon – MMA training in Oklahoma City . . . The season for football is almost here, preseason training is over and regular season games are about here. Many football players, like DeMarco Murray, train MMA in the offseason. There are fighters in the UFC and other organizations that used to play football. You […]