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Once people sign up for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu here at Gracie Smeaton Grange, they often fall into one of two categories. Some become addicted to BJJ and want to visit every day, while others stress because they think they can’t come to class enough times per week. In either case, the question commonly arises: “How often...
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There are many reasons to train martial arts. Some want to hone their self-defense skills, while others look for a sport they can sink their teeth into. For many, martial arts is about health and fitness. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an excellent martial art for all three. Gracie Smeaton Grange is home to martial artists from...
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gracie smeaton grange wrestling
What martial art is best for you? A lot of that will come down to a preference: Do you want to learn how to grapple, or learn how to strike? At Gracie Smeaton Grange, we teach the latter. Students from Campbelltown, Camden and Sydney’s Southwest come here to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a preeminent form of...
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gracie smeaton grange kids classes anti bullying
Self-defense skills are valuable for any stage of life, but they’re perhaps most essential, both physically and emotionally, for children. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or BJJ, is a martial art that helps make your kid bully proof. BJJ originated in Brazil (as the name implies), with the Gracie family opening the first academy in 1925. Since then,...
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UFC Jacob Malkoun
Jacob Malkoun has a name and a date for his UFC debut. Sources close to the situation have confirmed with FNA that Malkoun will fight Phill Hawes at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi. 4-0 in MMA and 3-0 in professional boxing, Malkoun is one of Robert Whittaker’s main training partners out of Gracie Smeaton Grange...
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Gracie Smeaton Grange is home to grapplers across the entire south west of Sydney. Whenever someone joins our family, one simple question inevitably comes up: How long does it take to become a black belt? It’s a normal question. You’ve just begun a new martial art, and you want to know how long it will...
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gracie smeaton grange bjj white belts
If you’re on this page, there’s a good chance you’ve just started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or are considering doing so. Tips for white belts are important, because there’s no question that beginning martial arts can be daunting. Jiu-Jitsu is incredibly satisfying, but it’s not easy. It’s intimidating to walk into class and watch experienced coloured belts...
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gracie smeaton grange kids class
Gracie Smeaton Grange is home to some of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches in New South Wales, but there are more martial arts out there. Arts like Karate and Taekwondo can also get you out of a bind. How do you know BJJ is right for you? Whilst BJJ is arguably the best martial art...
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We’re lucky to live in Sydney right now. While people around the world are still stuck inside, those of us in suburbs like Camden and Campbelltown are free to once again go out into the world. Unfortunately, outside is rarely safer than inside. If you’ve been worried about your kid’s safety, now is a great...
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jacob malkoun ufc
We are excited to announce that Coach Jacob has officially signed with the UFC. Stay tuned for news on Jacob’s debut fight. Jacob Malkoun is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
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