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Sensei Altair Bezerra Araujo

Hello Judo team! 😀 👉 Today we are going to introduce you to some self defense techniques with Sensei Altair Bezerra Araujo. Master Altair, known as Tinha in the Brazilian martial arts community, is a 7th degree Judo coral belt, a BJJ black. Tinha integrated the tactical squad of Brazilian Police also instructing self defence […]

Sensei Floriano Almeida

Sensei Floriano Almeida, was the Brazilian Judo team coach on a few Olympic participations. Also the head coach of many Olympic and World medalists like Fulvio Miata, Thiago Camilo, Luciano Correia, Ketleyn Quadros, Fabiane Hukuda, Erika Miranda, … And many others… I had also the pleasure of being one of his athletes, so if you’re […]

Candidates to Belt Promotion – Dec 7 th – 11AM – Spruce Grove

Save the date! 🤛⠀ ⠀ ➡ Belt Promotion will be in December 7th – 11AM – Spruce Grove location. We will wait for you! *************************************** Dear students and parents, We would like to congratulate you and/or your child on the next step in your journey with us! Your support is very important and fundamental to this success. […]

New Academy! Coming soon! St. Albert Trail!

We are almost there! An other peek on the set up progression at the new school. Schedule will be released this week. RODRIGO RESENDE ACADEMY NORTH 12942 St. Albert Trail, North Edmonton Soft Opening: July 28th, 1pm. Open for regular classes: July 29th Countdown! NEW ACADEMY! Coming soon!⠀ We will wait for you!  

What’s the difference between BJJ and Karate?

Karate is undoubtedly one of the most popular sports in the world. With an average of 50 to 100 million practitioners worldwide, it’s the mainstream choice for those interested in beginning their path to learning a martial art. However in recent years, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has edged forward as the “new kid on the block”, […]

7 reasons to enroll your children into martial arts

Art camps, dance programs, and sports activities all provide exceptional benefit to your child. However nothing provides the most amount of long-term investment like martial arts. Combining both mental and physical improvements to a child’s development, many parents in Spruce Grove turn to Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for its popularity and benefits. Here are 7 […]

Jiu-jitsu for kids – The best way to stop bullying!

Thousands of kids suffer from being bullied every day. Bullying is intimidation or domination toward someone perceived as weaker, a way to establish superiority through coercion or force. What defines bullying is that this intimidation is repeated and sustained over a period of time. Fear is a sensible reaction to bullying, both the fear of […]

4 reasons why women should practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Learning Jiu-jitsu skills benefits women in ways that extend beyond discovering how to protect themselves. It also boosts their self- esteem and positively affects their personality. Jiu-jitsu is a great stress reliever. Check out 4 reasons for you to practice: Confidence Women gain more confidence in themselves and their ability and willingness to tackle their […]