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Diana and D.J. wedding 😮😍

Teammates, Friends, and Family, One of the sayings at Saraiva BJJ is "teammates become friends, and friends become family."   Diana started jiu jitsu some 5 plus years ago trying to find something she could belong to as she dealt with issues in her life that quite...

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NFC BJJ#5 Results

Congratulations to DJ Wegesin for his big 1st round submission victory at NFC #5!  Also, big props to Brian Brown for competing in this huge event. He lost a close match (ref decision after overtime) to a very experienced opponent.  Diego was a ref at the event, and...

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New Class Announcement

Calling all you early birds .... we are adding a 6am morning jiu jitsu class - All Levels with Gi -- on Tuesdays!  Our first class will be next Tuesday, Sept 24th --- at 6am.  We are excited to be adding to our schedule already --- for us it's a sign of growth.  We...

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5 Benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Kids

I am asked quite often if Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (bjj) is appropriate for kids :  "doesn’t it teach them how to fight, make them more aggressive, and possibly turning them into bullies"?  Well nothing could be further from the truth. I typically let them know 5 things...

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Get Paid to Train

Want to get paid to train BJJ?  Let me tell you about our referral program here at Saraiva BJJ.  We are a family owned small business and our lifeblood is you, without you we could not keep the doors open.  We could spend thousands of dollars on marketing firms, place...

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A Problem Jiu Jitsu Solves

Just the other day, I was reading this blog post by Chris Matakas, The Problem Jiu Jitsu Solves.  It resonated with me, and it might resonate with you, too.  It's a great reminder that our best selves are only discovered through hard work.  As Chris says in the...

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Welcome to Diego Saraiva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

Welcome to the new website for Diego Saraiva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!  As we near our Grand Opening, we are launching our full website. I hope you'll go through it, and tell me what you think. Let me know what you like, and what might be missing. And also — show your...

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