Bernardo Faria

Jonathan Satava: learn to move from deep half-guard to X-guard

Jonathan Satava is a black-belt under Marcelo Garcia who recently won the No-Gi Pan. Here he shows a transition from the deep half-guard to the X-guard. Enjoy.

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The best of 2015: what can you learn from this year’s most successful competitors

Bernardo Faria, Dominyka Obelenyte, Felipe Pena and Mackenzie Dern finished the year of 2015 as the standouts of the competition circuit. Faria and Obelenyte shined at the 2015 Worlds with double-gold campaign after strong performances that allowed little chance for their opponents in each of their matches. Pena and Mackenzie were the main names at…

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Watch Faria vs. Trans in 2015; register today for the 2016 Pan and pay the lowest price

You might think that the 2016 Pan is still months away and you’re right, but one deadline is already upon us. If you register until this Tuesday, December 22, you will be able to pay the lowest registration fee possible. The first price change takes place this Wednesday, so you better hurry and do it…

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Lo on 2015 Pan performance: “Fighting tough, heavier guys is what keeps me going.”

Leandro Lo stopped by the GRACIEMAG booth at the end of the fourth day of the 2015 Pan, on Sunday, March 15. When asked to autograph a copy of GRACIEMAG #202, featuring his loose game, he said, honestly: “Why do you want my autograph today, when I lost so badly?!” To which he got the […]

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Leo Nogueira proclaims his return to the Jiu-Jitsu elite after results at the 2015 Pan

In 2012 he was 10 seconds away from writing his name in the most honorable list of Jiu-Jitsu competitors – the black belt open class world champions. A takedown by Marcus Buchecha took away Leonardo Nogueira’s chance of making it to the ultimate top of the ladder. Even so, the two gold medals in his […]

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2015 Pan: The incredible story of how no opponent touched Monique Elias’ injured ankle

Monique Elias had a 10-0 lead on Tammy Griego at their adult open class quarterfinal match, on Saturday, at the 2015 Pan. The Alliance black belt was on Tammy’s back looking for the lapels and the choke that would end the encounter early. That’s when she made a vital mistake and crossed her feet in […]

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Bernardo Faria explains 2015 Pan performance and choke that made Lo tap

Alliance’s Bernardo faria was the standout at the 2015 Pan with two gold medals (superheavy and open class) conquered with outstanding performances against very tough opponents like Leandro Lo, Luiz Panza, AJ Agazarm, Eduardo Telles, Alex Trans and others. In this interview to GRACIEMAG’s Vitor Freitas, he explains why he was so sharp in Irvine. […]

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