Andre "Dede" Pederneiras will be at Kombat Arts

Nova Uniao’s “Dedé” Pederneiras at Kombat Arts tomorrow

Team Nova Uniao co-founder and renowned BJJ coach and MMA pioneer Andre “Dede” Pederneiras holds his first Kombat Arts seminar tomorrow night. You don’t want to miss out. What: Dede Pederneiras BJJ gi seminar When: Wed. April 27, 2011 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Where: Kombat Arts Training Academy Cost: $50.00 for Nova Uniao team members $60.o0 for non-members *Cash …

Countdown to Inosanto: Always a student

Guro Dan Inosanto holds high rankings in a variety of fighting styles, but despite his reputation as one of the living legends of martial arts he is always and forever a student. He sets an example we all need to take to heart as we continue on our learning journey through the arts, and through life in general. Enjoy this …

Video: Gracie breakdown of Penn vs. Fitch

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVPTg0_QkcY?rel=0&w=640&h=510] Timeline: 0:33 – Kyle Noke’s top control and RNC (rear naked choke) 2:05 – Zhang Tiequan’s arm trap and guillotine 5:52 – Jon Fitch’s RNC defense after getting back taken 8:40 – B.J. Penn’s re-mount attempt 9:05 – Fitch’s turn back to guard 9:45 – What Penn could have done to properly re-mount

Wagnney Fabiano returns to Kombat on Thursday

Team Nova Uniao’s Wagnney Fabiano will be helming Thursday’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class. It’s always a treat to have Fabiano at Kombat. Don’t miss this chance to train with one of the best in Canada. When: Thursday, March 3 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Where: Kombat Arts Cost: $20 for Nova Uniao members $30 for non-members Here’s a video of Fabiano’s …

Video: Erik Paulson’s many submissions from front headlock

Sensei Erik Paulson (Sifu Joey’s CSW coach) demonstrates some of the many submissions available from the front headlock position: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqVRfMe-Uaw?rel=0&w=640&h=510] Timeline: 0:07 – anaconda choke 2:07 – figure-four guillotine 2:44 – grovit facelock/neckcrank (“A lot of guys go, ‘Hey, how come nobody uses that in the UFC?’ Nobody knows it.”) 3:45 – chin cup and pancake/cowcatcher, neckcrank to mounted …

Video: Gracie breakdown of Fedor Emelianenko vs Antonio Silva

In this video, Ryron and Rener Gracie take a look at Bigfoot Silva’s big win over Fedor Emelianenko in the first bracket of Strikeforce’s heavyweight tournament. The brothers examine how Silva used his BJJ to keep Fedor on the ground and vulnerable, and also speculate on what Fedor could have/should have done to improve his situation. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_BNRrZe7W8&w=640&h=390]

Leo Santos BJJ seminar on Saturday!

Leo Santos will be hosting a gi-only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu seminar this Saturday at Kombat Arts. Date: Dec. 11 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cost: $50, cash only Santos is a Nova Uniao submission wizard and we’re happy to have him back at Kombat. Some of his accomplishments include: Silver World Medalist (2001 Black Belt Division) Bronze World Medalist (2000 …