We finished up the belt testing Sunday morning. The grand finale is always the”Blood Time”. This is the part where people get punched! Video coming soon! Enjoy the photo teaser for now.
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 […]
It is not often that a Samura is given the privilege to join forces with his Samurai. This is why I feel honored to bring my coach, sensei, instructor 8th Degree Coral Belt Joe Moreira to Tomacelli Academy. So what does this mean for the academy? It means that Team Moreira HQ is now based […]
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 […]
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 […]
Across all sports, jobs, goals, journeys, etc…. The one thing that holds true is that those who have the unbridled need to persevere, and have the courage to carry on the fight, in the face of adversity, will finish champions. Despite the lack of a Olympic medal around his neck, individuals like Derek Redmond, and his father, […]
TRUE INSPIRATION, AND A TRULY LOVING FATHER! This is inspiration at it’s finest. There is only one thing in this world that stops us from achieving, and that is ourselves, and our self imposed limitations. Break them down, crush them, and surmount them!!!