September 2020

September 2019

Marcus Soares BJJ Academy Testimonials


Check out what people are saying about Marcus Soares BJJ Academy! We feel so fortunate to have such loyal students, all of whom are a part of our family. Whether training for fun, or for competition, Gi or No-Gi, from white to black belts, kids and adults, our students know they are getting the best [...]

Marcus Soares BJJ Academy Testimonials2019-09-25T13:26:10+00:00

August 2019

Technique of the Week – Wrist Lock Kimura from Guard


Master Marcus demonstrates a submission from Guard position Contact us today for your FREE TRIAL with Canada's Only 8th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master, Marcus Soares https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Xe14hoPuw&feature=youtu.be

Technique of the Week – Wrist Lock Kimura from Guard2019-08-20T08:53:17+00:00

July 2019

Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the Perfect Sport for Kids?


There are a plethora of sports and other fitness options for children, and parents often ask, 'what is the best choice for my child?'.  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may not be on the top of the list, but  perhaps it should be.  There are some incredible benefits for children that parents should consider when choosing the right [...]

Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the Perfect Sport for Kids?2019-07-29T09:04:26+00:00

Yoga for BJJ


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 [...]

Yoga for BJJ2019-07-15T09:02:42+00:00

June 2019

Student in the Spotlight – James Mackenzie – Gold in Japan!


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 [...]

Student in the Spotlight – James Mackenzie – Gold in Japan!2019-06-18T17:38:27+00:00

December 2018

Top Seminar 2018 – A White Belt in Rio


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, [...]

Top Seminar 2018 – A White Belt in Rio2018-12-09T18:32:23+00:00

September 2015