San Diego BJJ Pro Results

Congratulations to everyone who competed this past weekend in the San Diego BJJ Pro IBJJF Championship!  Many of our competitors placed and we are proud of everyone for going out there and competing.  Special congratulations to Gonzo Quintanilla on the gold medal, and the well deserved promotion to blue belt!  We would also like to… Read More

Atos ADCC Team Ready for Action!

Professor Andre Galvao and the rest of the Atos ADCC Team arrived safely in Finland and they are ready to fight this coming weekend!  The team includes J.T. Torres, Michael Perez, Keenan Cornelius, Kaynan Duarte, and Pablo Mantovani. We have athletes in almost all the weight classes with Pablo in the -66kg weight class,  J.T…. Read More

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Hygiene Tips

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is very much a contact sport, which means it is extremely important for everyone to take responsibility for their own hygiene.  It is also the academies job to insure that the mats are kept squeaky clean.  Here at Atos HQ we make it a top priority to keep the mats clean at… Read More

Atos Crew Dominates Asian Open

Atos black belts swept the board this past weekend at the Asian Open each winning gold in their divisions.  Congratulations Andris Brunovskis, Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa, Keenan Cornelius, and Victor Toledo on the gold medals; and also Keenan and Lucas for closing out the absolute division.  Atos, with the help of AOJ’s talented blue and purple belts,… Read More

Josh Hinger: ACB JJ Grand Prix Champion!

Congratulations Professor Josh Hinger on your big win at the ACB JJ Championship in Brazil!  Josh had an outstanding performance winning all three of his matches by submission in the 85kg division.  Absolute Championship Berkut put on a high quality event, as usual, gathering some of the best no gi grapplers in the world.  The… Read More

Self-Defense BJJ

Many people begin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a means to learn self-defense.  It is the perfect style of martial art for self defense because the majority of fights end up going to the ground, and if you know BJJ, you will be much better off than an untrained victim.  The majority of the population is… Read More

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: A Fun Way to Get FIT

Most of the time when we hear about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or any other form of martial art the first thing we think of is self defense.  While BJJ is a fantastic way to learn self defense it’s also a great, and fun way to get in shape.  Many people have an extremely hard time… Read More

Family Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

It can be extremely hard to find an activity the whole family can enjoy together, but Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the perfect solution.  It is an activity that the whole family can happily participate in together which creates a special family bond.  BJJ is both mentally and physically demanding which keeps everyone challenged and motivated… Read More

Master Worlds 2017 Recap

Master Worlds has become one of the largest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments with an impressive 21 mats filling its Las Vegas venue this past weekend.  In addition to the three day World Master championship there was also a Heavyweight Grand Prix that took place on Saturday, making for an exciting weekend to say the least. … Read More

Master Worlds Day 1 Results

The first day of Master Worlds is coming to a close and we would like to recognize our competitors who fought today.  We are proud of you Jordan Alameda, Silvester Maya, Victor Opalia, Josh Hinger, Hood Rich, and Guto Campos for going out there and fighting hard.  Congratulations Victor for winning gold in his division,… Read More