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Two new Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu promotions earned!

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A pair of students in the Miller Brothers MMA & Fitness Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program received promotions from Professor Sean “Shorty Rock” Santella Thursday, with both Jessie Reed and Stefano Postiglione receiving a stripe on their white belts. The stripe was Jessie’s third, while Stefano’s promotion was his first with the gym. Congratulations to both students for the new look on

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Five more promotions round out great week for Miller Brothers MMA & Fitness’ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students

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Following up on the six promotions earlier in the week, head BJJ Professor Sean “Shorty Rock” Santella has rewarded four more students with new stripes to represent their hard work and progress on the mats in recent months, while Big and Little Spartans coach Moe Johnson also promoted one of our young grapplers. For the adults, James Grzybek received his

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Five reasons women should train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu beyond self-defense

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Whenever someone is trying to advocate for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for women, the first turn is always to its benefits for self-defense. This is for a simple reason — Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a highly effective form of self-defense, particularly against larger attackers. While we agree that it is very useful in a dangerous situation, this also undervalues so much of what

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Brian Roth and Chris Rago earn new belts; Six new BJJ stripes awarded

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Congratulation are in order for eight members of the Miller Brothers MMA & Fitness Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program! In addition to six students who recently received new stripes on their belts from Professor Sean “Shorty Rock” Santella, two students were promoted to new belts — Brian Roth, our latest Purple Belt, and Chris Rago, who earned his promotion to Blue Belt.

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