A Proper Welcome Back for Old Friends.

A WARRIOR CLASS WELCOME HOME: It’s a funny thing how jiu-jitsu players welcome back old friends.  It’s an inexplicable urge and an undeniable impulse to show how much they have missed you have missed them.  A proper ass kicking is always in order. …besides the actual roll and who won or lost…. It’s all well […]

Tomacelli Academy: Combatives w/Mike & Mr. Smith

Combatives class at Tomacelli Academy covers the mental, emotional, physical, and reactive scenarios of the common, and/or atypical, confrontational situations that one may face at the most inopportune an unforeseen time. We strive to create the same adrenaline dump that one would experience in a real world confrontational situation. This adrenaline dump, that you get […]

Master Joe Moreira Seminar

Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity to hone your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills with one of the greatest instructors in the world.  I know that statement is heavily opinionated, but you’ll have to attend so you can judge for yourself. Your mind will be blown.  If you have never attened a seminar from Master Joe […]

Happy New Year

This was a very special week leading up to the New Year at Tomacelli Academy.  My coach Joe Moreira was kind enough to gift a cage and new Zebra mats to the entire team.  The Academy was closed for a week prior to the new year.  The whole team came together during this time to […]

Happy New Year

This was a very special week leading up to the New Year at Tomacelli Academy.  My coach Joe Moreira was kind enough to gift a cage and new Zebra mats to the entire team.  The Academy was closed for a week prior to the new year.  The whole team came together during this time to […]

Tomacelli Academy Belt Testing: August 2013

Once or twice a year Tomacelli Academy hosts it’s belt testing.  It tends to be a long, arduous day of testing, more often than not, exceeding 7hrs of testing.  Putting to the test one’s mental and physical fortitude. This time it was even more grueling.  Between the heat and the humidity we trudged through almost […]

Joe Moreira Invitational 04/28/2013

After a long weekend of competition at the Joe Moreira Invitational Tournament Tomacelli Academy came out solid.  With a medal count consisting of: 7 Gold, 7 Silver, and 3 Bronze, this is one happy coach.  Win or lose, the entire team had an attitude that was brilliantly positive.  An attitude suited for future champions.  Well […]