Congratulations to Igor for winning a bronze medal at the UAEJJF Tokyo Grand Slam. 

Igor had a good preparation for this competition with a successful weight cut being involved despite travelling a couple of days out from the comp. He said he felt really good physi...

We would like to congratulate Bruno on his bronze medal at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship yesterday. It wasn't the result he had work so hard for but he should be very proud of his efforts.

Bruno lost by refs decision in the semi finals and many...

Congratulations to Simon Chandra on his silver medal at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

Simon performed really well and was beaten in the final in a really close match. 

He worked really hard and had his first real weight cut leading into the eve...

I would like to congratulate Professor Bruno Alves and his SJJA team on achieving second place overall at the UAEJJF Continental Pro on the weekend. With only 37 competitors this is a big achievement. 

The crew we help out bagged themselves a few medals too which was re...

I would like to congratulate Stef Puskar and Richard Avery on their results from the NSW state championships. Stef won gold in his very first competition and Richard got 3rd place.

It was very good to see these results as I gave both of them some nutritional advice lead...

April 27, 2017

What a dedicated and disciplined athlete; her drive, determination and focus already makes her a champion. 

Tamara Garces is the other half of the Garces Gals and we are so thankful to be able to work with her and her family. 

This was by far the biggest weight cut...

April 27, 2017

Congratulations to one half of the Garces Gals Samantha Garces on becoming Australia's first ever female to win gold in Abu Dhabi at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship. 

The prep leading into this competition was tough, we had a very short...

You see people or trainers who sit down and plan out a training cycle for days or weeks often procrastinating about every single detail, only to quit on the plan and change it after just a week or two. These people are the ones who are stuck spinning their wheels strug...

September 4, 2016

When we cut weight for competitions we normally have much more time and can steadily cut weight over the course of a few weeks. This time with the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam event held in Los Angeles we had to drop 7kg in 4 days so that Bruno Alves could make weight. He show...

June 15, 2016

Body weight manipulation or “cutting weight” for a fight or tournament is common practice in sports like boxing, BJJ, and wrestling. It usually requires a rapid drop in body weight before the athlete weighs in which is then followed by a rapid gain in weight before the...

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