Pan Kids 2018

It’s a new year, which means it’s almost time for the most prestigious kids competition of the season!  Kid Pans 2018 takes place February 18th in Long Beach, CA.  We have won the team title for the last 5 years in a row, and we are ready to do it again this year.  The kids… Read More

Gearing up for Europeans

The European Jiu Jitsu IBJJF Championship is one of the largest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments of the year, spanning from January 16th-21st.  The tournament is held in Lisbon, Portugal and draws athletes from all around the world.  A few of our very own Atos HQ athletes are making the long journey to Portugal to take… Read More

10 Reasons to Make Training BJJ your New Years Resolution

It’s a fresh New Year and for many people that means new goals, and resolutions in order to overcome bad habits, and make this year better then the last.  For a lot of people this may be trying to get healthy, starting a new hobby, or connecting with new people.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the… Read More

Atos HQ 2017 Highlights

January Europeans marks the first major event of the year, and as always Atos Jiu Jitsu had a great showing!  As a team Atos won 3rd place for the Adult Women, and 2nd place for the Juveniles.  Three of Atos HQ’s own (Andris Brunovsksi, Dominique Bell, and Heather Raftery) took the long journey to Lisbon… Read More

Tips for How to Prepare for your 1st BJJ Competition

No matter what your goals are for your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition is a fantastic learning tool, and it will help you improve your BJJ faster.  Most people who train aren’t trying to pursue BJJ as a professional career, but we all want to reach our full potential and do well in training.  Competition is… Read More

Kid’s Jiu Jitsu: Is my child ready to compete?

Competition is an excellent learning tool for kids who are ready to take on the challenge. However, it’s important to know when a child is ready to compete, so that the tournament can be a positive experience for them.  There are a few criteria to consider when trying to decide if your kid is ready,… Read More

Congrats Kenna & Aaron on Your Promotion to Purple Belt!

A huge Congratulations to Kenna Benesh and Aaron Nash on your promotions to purple belt!  We are so extremely proud of you both, and we see how hard work you guys work in training.  You both thoroughly deserved this promotion, and we can’t wait to see you continue your Jiu Jitsu journey now as purple… Read More

Atos HQ Wins 4th Consecutive No-Gi World Team Title

  Congratulations to everyone who competed this past weekend at No-Gi Worlds!  Atos Jiu Jitsu had another spectacular performance, winning the adult male team title for the 4th year in a row.  After a grueling camp everyone was sharp and ready for battle.  It was exciting to see everyone’s hard work and dedication pay off. … Read More

Congratulations Mike Carbullido on your Promotion to Black Belt!

Congratulations to Atos HQ’s newest black belt, Mike Carbullido!  We are so extremely proud of you Prof. Carbs, and excited to see what the future holds for you.  We can’t wait to see you compete as a black belt this coming weekend at No Gi Worlds. All photos by : Bane Visnjic   If you… Read More

Atos HQ Kid’s Belt Promotions!

Congratulations to all the kids who got promoted last night!  We are so proud of each and every one of you.  We can’t wait to see where your Jiu Jitsu journey takes you, and it’s a pleasure watching all of you grow and learn every day.       If you are interested in learning… Read More