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2x Brazilian National Champ., 3rd degree BB, Regis Calixto at Napão’s academy in MA

By tatame / August 22, 2010

 2x Brazilian National Champion, 3rd Degree BJJ black belt Regis Calixto at Garbriel "Napão" Gopnzaga’s academy in MA. Regis earned his black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. and is a student of Roberto "Gordo" Corea, training and teaching at Gordo Jiu-Jitsu in Rio de Janeio.  Regis will be conducting seminars and teaching privately at Team Link academy […]


Zen Mario Sperry on Connection Rio Podcast #10

By tatame / August 5, 2010

 Zen Mario Sperry tells us how UFC athlete Rafael dos Anjos can win the fight against Clay Guida in UFC 117, Carlson Gracie and BTT history, up and coming athlete Mad Jack Magee, plus more. Mario Sperry was one of the first Brazilian black belts I trained with, as a blue belt attending a seminar […]


Canal Moda Connection Rio Special

By tatame / July 18, 2010

Check out Letícia Ribeiro’s special Connection Rio project on canalmoda.blogspot.com : http://canalmoda.blogspot.com/2010/07/carioca-style-special-for-connection.html Must see for all foreigners traveling to Rio de Janerio 2010 Brazilian Winter. BIG thanks to Letícia for all of the work put into this special for Connection Rio. 


Connection Rio Podcast #6 – Jeremy “Gerbil” Arel

By tatame / July 1, 2010

Connection Rio – Podcast #6 features Jeremy "Gerbil" Arel. Gerbil’s blog on Sherdog’s grappling forum has entertained and inspired thousands of jiu-jitsu practitioners over the last year and continues to do so. Jeremy is now back in Rio, living at the Connection Rio HQ and training on the mats of Gordo Jiu-Jitsu, while on his […]

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