There are countless warm ups, exercises and stretches that BJJ enthusiasts employ off the mats as a means to better prepare themselves for rolling. But yoga has been increasing in popularity among Jiu-Jitsu practitioners recently and perhaps for good cause. Yoga compliments BJJ with so many forms that can help stretch muscles and prepare the [...]
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In this week's Technique of the Week, Master Marcus demonstrates a powerful choke from North South position https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th28yzE3grU&list=PLkdjI3BXX1yuK9ojQi3iQsNqp26jrePxS INTERESTED IN LEARNING THIS TECHNIQUE FROM MASTER MARCUS, CANADA’S MOST EXPERIENCED BLACK BELT BJJ MASTER? CONTACT US TODAY FOR YOUR FREE TRIAL!
One of the most essential things for Jiu Jitsu is a clean Gi. A bulky, tough material; often absorbing sweat. Ever had a partner that left a pungent wake? Most definitely they forgot to wash their Gi after last class, left their Gi in their gym bag overnight! Or perhaps a newbie didn’t know when [...]
Benjamin Paquette, an eleven year old student to Scheer Martial Arts, owned by Troy Scheer. Troy Scheer, one of Master Marcus’ affiliates in Saskatoon, Canada. Benjamin was asked to write an essay about his hero, he decided to dedicate his essay to Marcus Soares. Benjamin visited our Yaletown school in Vancouver, BC during January 2019. [...]
Check out this week's Technique of the Week! Master Marcus demonstrates a Side Control submission utilizing his own gi lapel. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/h2AjwGJEsMU
Check out this Technique of the Week! Master Marcus demonstrating an Open Guard Loop Choke. Enjoy!
Here is a post from our own James Mackenzie on his recent results at the IBJJF Japan International Open, where he took home GOLD as well as 2 SILVERS! James has been training under Master Marcus since 2004, and trains out of out of the Langley school. His inspiring wins are a great example of the [...]
Here's a video of Master Marcus demonstrating a simple guard pass. Note the importance of turning your partners hip to weaken his guard before attempting to pass. Interested in learning this technique from Master Marcus, Canada's most experienced Black Belt BJJ Master? Contact us today for your FREE TRIAL!
Top Seminar 2018 Day 1 Participants What an amazing experience I had at the 2018 Top Seminar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! Jealous? Well, you should be because this was the Seminar to end all seminars, hosted by 5 of the world’s greatest Mestres and joined by dozens of top notch students, [...]