Chris Griffin Guest Instructor AAR

  Guest instructor Chris Griffin, head instructor of The Submission Academy (www.kentuckybjj), veteran mma fighter, and Carlson Gracie Jr. brown belt, covered some great material at Valhalla Grappling Academy during the Wednesday night no-gi class. Griffin has a unique and dynamic guard game and we were treated to a full series of attacks based on Read More …

Strong Foundations

  The beginner thinks, “I will attempt a technique”, and while thinking misses the opportunity. In a similar fashion the intermediate practitioner thinks, “I am doing a technique”, and being oriented in the present is sometimes successful. The expert, however, after felling an opponent thinks, “I have just completed a technique”. The above example illustrates Read More …

Helio Soneca Seminar @ Valhalla Grappling Academy

Valhalla Grappling Academy is honored to host a gi jiu-jitsu seminar by world champion Helio ‘Soneca’ Moreira. Soneca has coached some of the greatest grapplers and fighters in the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to train with a jiu-jitsu legend. For more information about Soneca please visit his website at www.heliosoneca.com. The seminar will run Read More …