VIDEO: About the BJJA
Tue, 19/08/14 – 11:04 | No Comment

A video piece talking about the Bushido Jiu-Jitsu Academy.

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Rorion Gracie Seminar
Sat, 30/08/14 – 11:38 | No Comment

Rorion Gracie Seminar

Grandmaster Rorion Gracie will teach a three-hour seminar at the BJJA covering Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and the Gracie Diet on November 11th. This event is expected to sellout, so register early!

Pedro Sauer Seminar (10/25/14)
Sat, 30/08/14 – 11:28 | No Comment
Pedro Sauer Seminar (10/25/14)

Master Pedro Sauer will be holding his annual training camp at the Bushido Jiu-jitsu Academy on October 25.

Junior Bushido Program
Mon, 16/09/13 – 18:33 | No Comment
Junior Bushido Program

Is your child ready for school? The discipline and self-confidence that children acquire in our Junior Bushido program helps them grow into well-rounded adults and empowers them to more effectively handle problems, including bullying.

FOX News Special Assignment
Tue, 11/06/13 – 17:54 | No Comment
FOX News Special Assignment

The FOX News Special Assignment piece covering when Professor Pedro Sauer was at the Bushido Jiu-Jitsu Academy.

New Student Special
Fri, 10/05/13 – 8:40 | 15 Comments
New Student Special

Have you always wanted to try Martial Arts? Do you want to get in the best shape of your life? Want to learn to protect yourself and your family? Maybe train to compete? Whatever the reason we have just made your decision much easier and affordable to begin your Martial Arts Journey!

Basic Arm Bar From the Guard
Tue, 15/01/13 – 19:12 | No Comment
Basic Arm Bar From the Guard

Pedro Sauer Black Belt Jimmy Kodzis of Manchester BJJ-Bushido Jiu-jitsu Academy in Manchester, CT teaches a basic arm bar from the closed guard.

Fox 61 News At the BJJA
Thu, 15/11/12 – 7:53 | No Comment
Fox 61 News At the BJJA

Fox 61 News in Hartford did a story on Professor Pedro Sauer when he was at the BJJA.

Police Fighting Back
Fri, 2/11/12 – 10:34 | No Comment
Police Fighting Back

Rob Magao was featured in an article by Bismarck, ND’s NBC affiliate about the L.O.C.K.U.P. Program.

Pedro Sauer on Rickson Gracie and Submission Masters
Sun, 16/09/12 – 21:56 | No Comment
Pedro Sauer on Rickson Gracie and Submission Masters

Professor Pedro Sauer, 8th degree Red and Black Belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu talks about Rickson Gracie and the importance of submissions, while at Bushido Jiu-Jitsu.

MITSUYO MAEDA: The Origin of BJJ
Wed, 28/09/11 – 7:25 | No Comment
MITSUYO MAEDA: The Origin of BJJ

This is a small video talking about Mitsuyo Maeda and the history behind Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

VIDEO: Kimura Attack From the Mount
Sun, 6/02/11 – 14:53 | One Comment
VIDEO: Kimura Attack From the Mount

Kimura Attack From the Mount.

VIDEO: Tornado Clock Choke
Sun, 6/02/11 – 14:46 | No Comment
VIDEO: Tornado Clock Choke

This is a great alternative finish to the traditional clock choke that’s super tight. Enjoy.

The Importance of Wrestling
Thu, 25/03/10 – 5:27 | 3 Comments

Aside from running, wrestling is the world’s oldest sport. Early Babylonian and Egyptian reliefs depict wrestlers performing many of the holds used in the modern sport. In ancient Greece, wrestling occupied a prominent place in legend, literature, and the Olympic Games. However, its origin predates all those events. When early man first tackled one of his contemporaries to stop him from stealing his food, the double-leg takedown—and the sport—were born.

To Compete Or Not To Compete, That Is the Question
Sun, 21/03/10 – 15:10 | One Comment
To Compete Or Not To Compete, That Is the Question

A common dilemma faced by many martial artists is the decision of whether or not to participate in competitions. Students may ask themselves if involvement in tournaments will enhance their overall progress. Students often ask: “Will competing make me better at Jiu-Jitsu?”

What’s In A Name?
Fri, 19/03/10 – 16:11 | 2 Comments
What’s In A Name?

“Jujitsu” is not actually a well-defined term. Saying that one studies jujitsu is similar to saying that one studies martial arts. [Read More] …

Kenny Florian Seminar Video
Fri, 19/03/10 – 15:08 | No Comment
Kenny Florian Seminar Video

Fox News 11 in CT does a special assignment segment on UFC superstar Kenny Florian training law enforcement officials.

Judo Randori Video
Fri, 19/03/10 – 15:06 | 5 Comments
Judo Randori Video

This is a video of Gerry and Mike with some Judo Randori.

New to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?
Tue, 16/03/10 – 15:37 | No Comment

Walking in the door and trying any martial art for the first time can be a little intimidating for most people. Here are some things that you should expect when coming in for a class. You will want to arrive about 15 minutes early to met with the instructor, get a tour of the facility [Read More] …