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Category Archives: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Wrestling Takedown

Wrestling Class 11/3/17

IMPROVE YOUR WRESTLING: ¨ Takedowns & Takedown Defense ¨ Body Control ¨ Explosiveness ¨ Muscle Endurance ¨ Strength ¨ Speed ¨ Agility   Wrestling is a major component of MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  BJJ competitions always begin standing, so you must first perform a takedown/takedown defense in order to utilize your BJJ skills.  This class will […]

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Member Spotlight: Tasha Baber

Meet Tasha!  Tasha has quickly made a home at Rothwell MMA.  She took to BJJ and is an encouragement to all the other members, especially to other female members in a male-dominated sport.  Tasha’s dedication to fitness, martial arts, and family inspires us all to do our best everyday! Here is what Tasha has to […]

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OSS: The Jiu-Jitsu Salute

OSS: The Jiu-Jitsu Salute Why do we say “OSS” in class at Rothwell MMA? Click the link below to learn about the history of “oss.” Come to your FREE BEGINNER BJJ trial Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:30 with UFC fighter Ben Rothwell, REGISTER HERE. The Meaning Of “OSS” Or “OSU”    

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Learn Gracie BJJ here!

Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from the best! Luiz Claudio and his brother Thiago Veiga are the BJJ instructors at Rothwell MMA.  They both learned under Rickson Gracie.  Rickson’s father, Helio Gracie, founded Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu- an adaptation on judo.  Gracie Jiu-Jitsu allows smaller and weaker practitioners to defend themselves against larger opponents using technique rather than pure strength. […]

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BJJ Belt Promotions

Congratulations to all of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu  members who tested for new belts this weekend!  We would like to especially congratulate John Harrington, the first Rothwell MMA member to earn a LCCT BJJ Black Belt under Luiz and Thaigo!  

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