Luta Livre black belt Marcelo Brigadeiro from RFT Brazil

marcelo brigadeiro luta livre esportivaRion has been doing research on the different grappling arts and found a interest in Luta Livre Esportiva, the no gi grappling art from Brazil.

Marcelo Brigadeiro is a black belt in Luta Livre from Renovação Fight Team (RFT) in Brazil and he took the time to answer a few questions.

Can you start by telling us a Brief history of Luta Livre?
Luta Livre started over 5000 years ago in the old egypt. Then after being very popular in Greece, Rome and around the world, it hit Brazil in the beginning of the last century. There, it was developed into the Luta Livre we know nowadays.

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Sean Bollinger 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

Sean Bollinger is a Eddie Bravo 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Black belt and MMA fighter for 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Riverside.

He began his career at age 15 training Jiu Jitsu under a Royce Gracie black belt.

At age 18 he started training under Eddie Bravo at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu HQ in Hollywood California, where he achieved his black belt.

Rion trains with Sean Bollinger at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Riverside whenever he is in California competing or visiting family.

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Ground Control Kids Kimono Review

Ground Control Fight Gear model GCFG – K350 kids kimono review. We  will be using a Vulkan kids kimono to help with the comparison.

This is a limited edition preshrunk white kids gi.

It has a one piece GCFG weave top with a EVA foam rip stop covered collar, tighter shorter BJJ cut, ID pocket inside and triple stitched seams.

The pants are ultra lite 100% rip stop, it has a GCFG special loop system with bungee rope cord, weave gusset crotch area and mouth piece pocket inside.

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Training with Eddie Bravo at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu HQ

Rion Almeida went to 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Head Quarters in Hollywood, Ca. to train with Eddie Bravo himself, the founder of the 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu System.

I will let Rion tell the story.

So me and my dad met up with Sean Bollinger and Jeremy Fields owners and instructors of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Riverside at their gym and we went on a road trip with them to train with Eddie Bravo at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu HQ in Hollywood, Ca.

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Peter Simone

Peter Simone is currently a Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Pro MMA fighter for Wand Fight Team, he began his career in 2000 at Gracie Barra in New York. Peter recently relocated to Las Vegas and became the head kids instructor for Wand Fight Team.

Peters record as a pro MMA fighter is 2-0. He recently fought Andrew Navarro in STFC 14 Texas vs Las Vegas and won by decision.

Rion Almeida has trained with Peter and is very proud of his recent victory. Rion said “congratulations coach Peter, I am happy to be trained by a pro fighter”.

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