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Aces Technique of the Week: How to Ditch the Back Take and Stay on Top

A HUGE part of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not just grabbing people and making “stuff” happen. It’s also about knowing when and how to “ditch” a poor decision safely. So here at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club, we made a video for you on how to move from a bad back take and GET ON TOP! […]

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Ask A Black Belt – What inspired you to teach? | Austin BJJ

In this episode of “Ask a Black Belt” Professor Mikal tackles the question… “ What inspired you to start teaching Jiu Jitsu?” Professor Mikal gives you a behind the scenes look into what truly inspires him about teaching BJJ. Video:  “Ask A Black Belt – What inspired you to teach?”   Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is […]

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Ask A Black Belt | Are You For or Against Open Mat Sessions?

Welcome to this week’s episode of “Ask A Black Belt” In this episode of “Ask a Black Belt” Professor Mikal tackles the question… “Are you for or against Open Mat sessions?” For anyone who might not know, an open mat is an open training session at which there is no organized instruction. Watch the video to find out: What […]

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Ask A Black Belt: My kid is a little out of control, can BJJ help?

In this episode of “Ask A Black Belt”, Professor Mikal answers the question: “My kid is a little out of control, can BJJ help? You’ll learn: – Life tools kids can learn from BJJ – How BJJ training helps children overcome obstacles on and off the mat – How BJJ can give your child a […]

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Ask a Black Belt Video Series: When to Compete in Your First BJJ Tournament

This week we discuss when to “throw your hat” into your first BJJ Tournament! See the full video below! Ask a Black Belt Video Series: When to Compete in Your First BJJ Tournament Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow […]

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Ask a Black Belt Video Series: Chasing The Next Belt

At Aces Jiu Jitsu Club we would never get mad at you for aggressively going after success, with the caveat that we focus on the process over the final “place” or belt! If you want something in life you have to solve the question, “What does that level of think like, prioritize, move like? These […]

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Ask a Black Belt Video Series: BJJ Cardio Tips

Professor Mikal has decided to start a new series where we take questions from students or anyone who has a Jiu Jitsu related question and give you the answer from his black belt perspective. We are going to call this the “Ask a Black Belt Video Series” and we hope you will get some answers […]

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Ask a Black Belt Video Series – How To Deal With Being Injured

Professor Mikal has decided to start a new series here we take questions from students or anyone in search of an answer to a Jiu Jitsu related question and give you the answer from his black belt perspective. We are going to call this the “Ask a Black Belt Video Series” and we hope you […]