Posts Tagged ‘Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’

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 […]

Jon ‘Bones’ Jones retains UFC title against Rampage in mma bout . . . Last weekend the UFC put on quite a mma show at UFC 135. In the main event, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones had his first title defense since winning the title from Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. The challenger was none other than former UFC light […]

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 […]

MMA Dana White announced that Fedor Emilienenko will be done with the Zuffa owned Strikeforce MMA. “The Last Emperor,” once seen as the most dominant heavyweight in mixed martial arts, has had rough times in the Strikeforce cage, posting a 1-3 record after a 28 fight win streak before his first appearance for Strikeforce. Fedor […]

OKC Brazilian Jiu Jitsu School. . . Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA offers a great place to train at the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu School in Oklahoma City. Head instructor of the academy, Rafael Lovato Jr., has accomplished what no American has ever done and won every major Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament […]

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 […]

MMA training in Oklahoma City . . . Last month, Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA finished the expansion, adding three more matted areas to the building. From this gain in mat space, the school had to adopt a new schedule, to make use of the mats at all times. The schedule offers […]

Top BJJ fighters meet at ADCC 2011… There are two super fights confirmed for the 2011 ADCC. For the main event for the 2011 ADCC, Strikeforce middleweight titleholder, “Jacare” Souza will face Gracie Barra BJJ fighter Braulio Estima. The location for the ADCC tournament changes every 2 years and this year, it will take place […]