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bjj, chris weidman, danaher death squad, georges st. pierre, jiu jitsu, john danaher, mma, newaza, olympics, travis stevens -

In the competitive grappling and mixed martial arts world, few coaches are as sought after as John Danaher, a Renzo Gracie black belt and long-time instructor at Renzo's Manhattan headquarters.  The list of athletes under Professor Danaher's tutelage include MMA superstars like former UFC champions Chris Weidman and Georges St. Pierre, grappling phenoms Garry Tonon, Eddie Cummings, and the Ryan brothers, Gordon and Nicky, all who form the core of the much-feared "Danaher Death Squad."  Danaher's cerebral approach to coaching and training have in many ways have helped shape the course and philosophy of modern BJJ.   Another of John...

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BJJ Champions, Grappling, Jimmy Pedro, Judo, Martial Arts, Newaza, Submission Grappling, The Judo Academy -

The United States has been fortunate to have some truly great Judoka’s compete under their banner, but one of the best, a true Judoka extraordinaire is the one and only, Jimmy Pedro. Jimmy Pedro was one of the greatest Judo athletes of all time. He has won and medaled in tournaments here in the US, […]

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