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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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Congratulations to our 16 Big and Little Spartans who received promotions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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It’s been a busy couple weeks for our Big and Little Spartans youth martial arts students. Head coach Moe Johnson, and his team of assistant coaches, have been watching the young martial artists during their Spartans Grappling classes, and sixteen of them have been rewarded for all of their hard work with promotions, including four students who earned new belts!

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Miller Brothers MMA’s Brooke Fahey takes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu medal home to Wantage with another armbar win

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Opponents of Brooke Fahey may know what to expect when they face off with her, however stopping it is easier said than done. Even when her opponent successfully avoided Brooke’s highly-dangerous guard, she proved that she is dangerous from every position as she went on the offensive from top-half. When her opponent latched onto an attempted kimura from bottom, Brooke

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