Team Eddie Bravo Takes On Team Draculino At Third Coast v West Coast

Eddie Bravo and Vinicius “Draculino” Magalhaes will come up against each other as coaches for opposing teams in a “Third Coast v West Coast” event. The event is being staged by Third Coast Grappling and is set for August 29th, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. This is the latest in

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Remarkable Academy Breakdown #1: Gracie Barra Belo Horizonte

Grappling Insider wants to introduce some of the best, world-renowned academies on the planet. For this first edition, we reached out to one of the Meccas of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, with one of the most well-known professors of all-time, Vinicius ‘Draculino’ Magalhaes, who created this place from scratch. Magalhaes was

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI: Absolute Gi (Preview)

Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI is the penultimate event in the series, a gi event with stars such as Roberto Jimenez, Victor Hugo, Fellipe Andrew, and Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa.

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An Interview with Black Belt World Champion Andressa Cintra (with video and audio)

Andressa Cintra is the 2019 black belt world champion in the IBJJF women’s medium-heavy division. In this interview, we discuss many interesting topics including how she started training, the champion’s mindset, and she gives many tips that will help when you experience a plateau. You may watch the included video from YouTube or listen to the audio version.

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Gracie Barra’s Golden Boy: An Interview With Lucas Valente

Lucas Valente is not only a rising star in Gracie Barra, he is already counted among the elite at such a young age. His most recent accomplishment is bagging silver at the 2019 IBJJF Worlds, only yielding gold in a hotly debated match with the bemedaled veteran Lucas Lepri. We go over his evolution in the sport, training at such a young age, his mindset, goals, and long-term plans.

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