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Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT

Renzo Gracie Training Facility: RGTF is a Renzo Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu /BJJ, Submission Grappling, Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts/MMA training School. Ephasis is placed on : -technique & leverage rather than brute strength. -effective movement into fight ending submissions -personalized attention -each student’s advancement is measured by consistency and own progress -The school is well known for its world class highest quality instruction as well as it’s friendly and cooperative atmosphere. Head Instructor: Professor Mark Cerrone is 3rd° Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under legendary Renzo Gracie (MMA pioneer, one of the world's most highly regarded Brazilian jiu jitsu practitioners and teachers and grandson of BJJ founder, Carlos Gracie) & John Danaher (TUF coach in BJJ trainer of many notable MMA and BJJ practitioners, Including UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, former welterweight champion George St Pierre, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, former welterweight champion Matt Serra and many others). Professor Mark is one of Renzo Gracie's first students in the U.S., and has over 21 years experience in BJJ under Renzo. To maintain the highest quality instruction at his Academy, he continues to train at the world renowned Renzo Gracie Academy New York City with some of the best BJJ and MMA partitioners in the world. Change your life! Come take a FREE Class! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling ,Young Lions Kids program and also MMA training.We also offer programs for weight loss ,Law enforcement ,Bullyproof and much more. We are a Professional World Class Facility at the cutting edge of the fighting sports. CALL 203-675-5976 or message us now NOW for your FREE CLASS! Also visit our website WWW.RenzoGracieCt.com
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT1 day ago
#Repost @danaherjohn (@get_repost)
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Neiman Gracie wins again! RGA instructor and grappling/MMA standout, Neiman Gracie had the honor of fighting in Bellator NYC - only the second time an MMA show has been put in in Madison Square Garden. He won brilliantly in the second round via classic stranglehold from the back against a very tough David Marfone in an action packed event. It was wonderful to see such a result - the move most associated with the tradition of his family in MMA, yet embedded in a very modern and well rounded game. Mr Gracie has been trained almost from birth under his father, Marcio Stambowsky, himself one of only four blackbelts under the legendary Rolls Gracie. On addition, my sensei Renzo Gracie, his cousins, Igor, Rolles and Gregor and the RGA Muay Thai program directors, Joseph Sampieri and Jamie Crowder. Sensei Renzo Gracie was there to corner him to victory last night 😊He put all his skills together for a very fine victory indeed on an action packed event here in NYC. His unbeaten MMA record is testimony to his professionalism in preparation, hard work and ability to learn so well from his coaches 😊😊😊 #teamrenzogracie #rgtf #bjj #mma #muaythai #BJJlifestyle #fitfam #strength #jiujitsuforeveryone #jiujitsulifestyle #jiujitsu #bjj #bjjforeveryone #motivation #discipline #healthy #fitness #friendship #team
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT2 days ago
War Team !! 👊🏼🥋#Repost @gordonlovesjiujitsu
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Tonight's the night. Nicky enters 160 lb bracket with Paulo miyao in it. And Neiman gracie gonna shake things up at MSG later in the night. Let's go boys. @neimangracie @nickyryanbjj @renzograciebjj @renzogracieacademy @danaherjohn #teamrenzogracie #rgtf #bjj #mma #muaythai #BJJlifestyle #fitfam #strength #jiujitsuforeveryone #jiujitsulifestyle #jiujitsu #bjj #bjjforeveryone #motivation #discipline #healthy #fitness #friendship #team
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT4 days ago
#Repost @danaherjohn (@get_repost)
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Jiu jitsu as warfare on an individual scale: I am a proponent of what we might term the doctrine of scale - the idea that individual combat shares the same themes, concerns and lessons as massed combat, all the way up to wars between nations. As such, when people ask me what kind of people I study to improve my jiu jitsu, my response is often to go beyond the sources that most people go to, contemporary champions of the sport; and make forays into military theory and history. It is my belief that there is much to be learned from the many outstanding thinkers in this area that can provide insight into your development in jiu jitsu. There are a vast number of brilliant military theorists and practitioners starting long before Sun Tzu and going all the way through to the modern age figures such as John Boyd. Two military theorists who had a big effect on my approach to jiu jitsu were the Englishmen, J. F.C Fuller and BH Liddell Hart. From Fuller I learned to emphasize the great value of technical innovation in combat. From Liddell Hart I learned to emphasize indirect methods of attack above all others along with concentration of force being more important than overall force. Interestingly, Liddell Hart appears to have been familiar with the jiu jitsu/Judo notion of kuzushi (breaking an opponent's balance prior to attack) - he makes several references to it in his writing and considered it essential to successful attack. Whilst both men were brilliant in their domain, both had their flaws. Fuller appears to have leaned overtly towards Fascism in his political beliefs and got worse in this regard as he aged. In addition he seemed to have flirted with strange occultist beliefs throughout his life. Liddell Hart seems to have been involved in some degree of personal aggrandizement after WW2. Still, there is no denying their brilliance within their field and its potential value to a jiu jitsu student. In their military writings there are many gems- here is one from Liddell Hart. "Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war." #teamrenzogracie #bjj
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT4 days ago
#Repost @danaherjohn (@get_repost)
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Jiu jitsu as warfare on an individual scale: I am a proponent of what we might term the doctrine of scale - the idea that individual combat shares the same themes, concerns and lessons as massed combat, all the way up to wars between nations. As such, when people ask me what kind of people I study to improve my jiu jitsu, my response is often to go beyond the sources that most people go to, contemporary champions of the sport; and make forays into military theory and history. It is my belief that there is much to be learned from the many outstanding thinkers in this area that can provide insight into your development in jiu jitsu. There are a vast number of brilliant military theorists and practitioners starting long before Sun Tzu and going all the way through to the modern age figures such as John Boyd. Two military theorists who had a big effect on my approach to jiu jitsu were the Englishmen, J. F.C Fuller and BH Liddell Hart. From Fuller I learned to emphasize the great value of technical innovation in combat. From Liddell Hart I learned to emphasize indirect methods of attack above all others along with concentration of force being more important than overall force. Interestingly, Liddell Hart appears to have been familiar with the jiu jitsu/Judo notion of kuzushi (breaking an opponent's balance prior to attack) - he makes several references to it in his writing and considered it essential to successful attack. Whilst both men were brilliant in their domain, both had their flaws. Fuller appears to have leaned overtly towards Fascism in his political beliefs and got worse in this regard as he aged. In addition he seemed to have flirted with strange occultist beliefs throughout his life. Liddell Hart seems to have been involved in some degree of personal aggrandizement after WW2. Still, there is no denying their brilliance within their field and its potential value to a jiu jitsu student. In their military writings there are many gems- here is one from Liddell Hart. "Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war." #teamrenzogracie #bjj
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT
Renzo Gracie Training Facility CT5 days ago
Students drilling Russian style entries! When looking to add elements to your arsenal always pick from the specialized elite of the particular sport. You should always look to build your foundation with moves that have a high rate of success. The Russians have one more gold medals in Olympic wrestling than any other country on earth despite a very small population of wrestlers. Study the game don't just go through the motions. On Team Renzo Gracie we strive to force the evolution of jiu jitsu by only adding movements with documented high rates of success. #teamrenzogracie #rgtf #bjj #mma #muaythai #BJJlifestyle #fitfam #strength #jiujitsuforeveryone #jiujitsulifestyle #jiujitsu #bjj #bjjforeveryone #motivation #discipline #healthy #fitness #friendship #team @danaherjohn @renzograciebjj @mark_cerrone
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