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Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu

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The only real place to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is with the Renzo Gracie Team in NYC. Granted you have to apply yourself, just with everything else. I only have a blue belt and I've only practiced lightly. I competed for the Renzo Gracie Team in only a handful of sport tournaments (about 5) in the NY City area. My career in firefighting put a stop to the training and competing due to time constraints. I also don't want to blow out any of my joints off-duty. My job puts a roof over my head and keeps the bills paid. Anyhow, I've gotten injured on the job- knee and back. I think I'll train again just to stay practiced.I competed at 139 lb and below &149 lb and below. I competed at adult beginner, intermediate, and master (30 yr. & older). I walk at 155 lb now at 5' 4", which makes me overweight by a several pounds according to BMI. Go visit renzogracie.comThis video was originally shared on blip.tv by Francisco Daum with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 license.

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Taken on October 8, 2007