Fallen: The Story of Mateus “Matt” Castro

On Thursday 6:45 am, October 1st, 2015, Tomacelli Jiu Jitsu Academy lost a valued member of our family: Mateus Castro, known by friends as Matt. He was a man of great passion, talent, and humility. Matt’s presence as a teammate, a friend, and a brother will be irreplaceable at our academy. Matt, a highly experienced […]

Pushing limits

This is Max. He is awesome. Trained til he puked tonight. One double jointed thumbs up after puking in front of the gym. The best part was the pretty girl who pulled up in a Benz to ask him for directions whilst heaving. Hahaha. #howweroll #tomacelliacademy #bjj #crushlimits #nogi WWW.TOMACELLIACADEMY.COM

Little Chimps are here!

The Little Chimps Body Control and Core Concepts class is a new addition to the Tomacelli Academy class line up of 2015.  This program is designed to heighten your child’s body awareness and motor control skills.  This is an area that is lacking in many physical education programs offered. The exercise and drills, turned challenges […]

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 […]