Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pull-ups for Grapplers

Grappling is a sport of pulling. Certainly pushing motions are required but the predominant actions of the upper body during all types of grappling are gripping, holding, squeezing, and pulling. This makes the pull-up an ideal exercise for building grappling-specific … Continue reading

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Regis Calixto de Lima Seminar Review

The Regis Calixto de Lima seminar at Valhalla Grappling Academy last Tuesday was an outstanding success. Even though it was put together on short notice we had a substantial turnout and a good mix of skill levels. Regis structured the … Continue reading

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Regis Calixto de Lima Seminar at Valhalla Grappling Academy (7/18/11)

Valhalla Grappling Academy is proud to host 2x Brazilian national champion and 3rd degree black belt Regis Calixto de Lima. Professor Calixto teaches in Rio de Janerio and this will be his final stop on his US seminar tour. The … Continue reading

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