Friday, April 9, 2010

Interview with BJJ Black Belt Helio "Soneca" by Mauricio "Tinguinha"

Some time ago I had a chance to have a talk and interview my friend, training partner and BJJ famous Black Belt, Helio "Soneca" Moreira. Going over all his years of training, his experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, his relationship with many members of the Gracie Family and his many years fighting BJJ in the very beginning of the sport's popularity.

You can read the interview and learn more about Professor "Soneca" at... Soneca's Interview

Techniques Review- Open Guard Fundaments

In this Techniques Review I will be going over The Fundaments of The Open Guard, showing techniques from the Open Guard for Beginners DVD. I will cover the key elements to playing the Open Guard game, going over techniques and pointers to excell in this area of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I will be teaching 2 Open Guard techniques through captioned pictures in a detail oriented manner.
You can check the complete Article at the TECHNIQUES REVIEW Page.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Techniques Review- Back Attacks

In this BJJ techniques review I am going over Back Attacks techniques, the techniques are from my DVD- Extreme Back Attacks, which I created because is a part of The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu game that I like and feel comfortable playing and because I felt BJJ practitioners were lacking on Back Attacks or missing on great opportunities to captalize on their opponent's mistakes. So in this I show four Back Attack techniques in a detailed manner through pictures and a video, plus I will be going over key points to using this position and making the best of it.
To read more... Techniques Review

Thursday, February 25, 2010

6 key points to succeeding in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the martial arts with the biggest increase in interest around the world. People start practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for many different reasons, self defense, fitness, recreation, competition or even fight professionaly in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). But when it comes to learning this martial art the key points to excel will be the same ones, the intensity and purpose of training might vary but for those people who did excel in this martial art the principles will be the same. In this article I am going over these key points, trying to share some important points that will help the BJJ practitioner to grow and advance in their BJJ training.

To read the full article... Articles

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Interview with Mauricio "Tinguinha"

I am always looking to improve the quality of instruction at my school, The Tinguinha BJJ Academy and to share my knowledge of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I was recently featured in an interview that I posted on my website, going over the many accomplishments from 2009 and all the plans and projects for this New Year and for my school. To read the interview... http:/

In the website you will also find an older interview where I go a little deeper, talking about my history in the sport, my background, my family and etc... You can read this interview at...