Category Archives: CR BJJ Hostel: Athlete Blogs

First month in Rio de Janeiro: Connection Rio Jiu-jitsu Hostel

So Tanya and I have been staying in the Connection Rio house for a little over a month now so it’s time to blog about our findings. Hopefully below you will see a list of what we’ve learnt that will help you when you come and visit this awesome place! It ain’t that dangerous -…
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Why Train BJJ in Rio de Janeiro?

Why train BJJ in Rio de Janeiro? Take the trip and find out for yourself!  The latest addition to CR BJJ Hostel athletes, Michael Tiu, comes straight from the Philippines. Michael is a young purple belt who is now experiencing training and life here in the cradle of BJJ for the first time. See what Michael has to say about…
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JZ at the BJJ Hostel: In-house Luta Livre and No-Gi Seminar

JZ at the BJJ Hostel: In-house Luta Livre and No-Gi Seminar this past weekend. This was Gesias 'JZ' Cavalcante's second in-house seminar at Connection Rio BJJ Hostel and he left everyone with some great technique to add to their No-Gi BJJ games. During this exclusive CR BJJ Hostel in-house seminar, participants fine tuned their no-gi BJJ…
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