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The Irish BJJ Scene by MMA Micks

By Scotty OTM / April 30, 2015

BJJ Black Belt Jorge Santos on Ireland & Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle I spent some time in Ireland years ago, Dublin and there was no BJJ at all.  Northern Ireland there was some.  So I was really happy to see this video about bjj in Ireland.


Budo Jake with Denny Prokopos on being a No Gi Black Belt

By Scotty OTM / February 16, 2015

Very interesting video with Budo Jake and OTM Sponsored Denny Prokopos about being a No Gi Black Belt and Putting the Gi on and training with top level black belts. Denny Prokopos is Eddie Bravo’s first 10th Planet Black Belt.  We have know him since he was just a little kid and his progress in […]


Henry Akins Responds to Basket Ball BJJ Street Fight

By Scotty OTM / February 4, 2015

Darren Branch sent this this video to Rickson Gracie Black Belt Henry Akins.  Henry is known as a BJJ Street Defense expert and wanted his take on the video. Henry Says… “Apparently the guy in this video is a purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu, which means he’s been training anywhere from 3-6 years. Its a demonstration […]


Around the World Drill BJJ Drill by Pete The Greek Rio Jiu Jitsu

By Scotty OTM / January 20, 2015

Pete The Greek is world renowned for his ability to break down the most complicated techniques into series of movements and then creating drills for each movement. He is a Carlson Gracie black belt who lived in Brazil for many years training with many different schools. He currently has a BJJ School in Chicago and […]


Joe Scarola Interview BJJ In New Hyde Park, NY

By Scotty OTM / November 17, 2014

This interview is with Joe Scarola, Matt & Nick Serra Black Belt from Gracie Barra Long Island. Joe Scarola is interviewed by KT Marie KT Marie: how did you get into jiu jitsu and martial arts? Joe Scarola: “I started martial arts when I was probably about 5 years old. I did Tae kwon do to start. […]


Last day to register for the U.S Open of BJJ XIX

By Scotty OTM / October 20, 2014

Today, October 20th is the absolute last day to register for the U.S Open XIX! Hard to believe it has been 19 years of the US Open!  Wow!  Such a great tournament I have many fond memories of competing there with Team Ralph Gracie and all my NorCal BJJ friends. Here is a message from […]


A Girl In A Gi Mini BJJ Documentary

By admin / October 7, 2014

BJJ Purple Sheena Bidwell Shares Her Love Of BJJ In Jim Kearns Jiu Jitsu Story Mini BJJ Documentary Women’s BJJ is on the rise and growing by leaps and bounds.  We are seeing more and more women getting On The Mat and training BJJ! This video shares some great in site from Sheena Bidwell about […]


2 New BJJ Black Belts at Marcelo Garcia Leo Kirby & John Davis

By Scotty OTM / September 15, 2014

Getting  your Black Belt in BJJ is an amazing accomplishment that very few follow the journey to the end. Getting your Black Belt from one of the greatest BJJ players every, Marcelo Garcia is even more rare. Congratulations goes to Leo Kirby and John Davis of Underground Jiu-Jitsu in South Florida for receiving their Black […]


Budo Videos Rolled Up Episode 41 – Clark Gracie Part 1

By Scotty OTM / August 19, 2014

BJJ Meme Legend and Top Gracie Family Competitor Clark Gracie.   San Diego California is known for it’s almost perfect year round weather and among many other things, the jiu jitsu. Probably home to more Black Belts than Rio, San Diego is also home to Clark Gracie. Son of Carley Gracie, he’s the most competitively […]

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