Posts from the ‘Blog’ Category

  • IV ATT & Kore BJJ Internal Tournament – Dec 9th

    IV ATT & Kore BJJ Internal Tournament – Dec 9th

    October 18th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on IV ATT & Kore BJJ Internal Tournament – Dec 9th

    Dear Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ( BJJ ) students, We will be organizing an In-House Tournament to all of our students, affiliated schools, and friends on December 2nd, in Danbury, CT. The idea is to practice competing in a very healthy and friendly atmosphere. We will follow exactly the IBJJF rules (http://www.ibjjf.org/rules.htm). We want to promote a […]

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  • Making A Champion

    Ep 23 – Making a Champion. Part II Featuring Ricardo Liborio, Parrumpinha, and Steve Montgomery

    October 9th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on Ep 23 – Making a Champion. Part II Featuring Ricardo Liborio, Parrumpinha, and Steve Montgomery

    Making a Champion “Making a Champion” A quest to find the answers to some personal questions leads The Fight Team Podcast’s Luigi Mondelli to Florida where he gets some insights into being a champion, and how to make one. In Part 1 he spoke with UFC Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and UFC and MMA Veteran […]

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  • BJJ Semimar

    Marcos DaMatta BJJ Seminar on 09/30 and Special Schedule For This Week Only

    September 25th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on Marcos DaMatta BJJ Seminar on 09/30 and Special Schedule For This Week Only

    SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT 25TH ONLY - WORKSHOPS & BJJ SEMINAR Team, This will be an awesome and super busy week at our school. We'll have belt workshops of the students getting graduated, belt testing, and we will finish this week with our Annual BJJ Seminar with Marcus Parrumpa DaMatta. We will host [...]Read More

  • American Top Team / Kore BJJ Takes 1st Place in the 2017 Connecticut BJJ Championship

    September 20th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on American Top Team / Kore BJJ Takes 1st Place in the 2017 Connecticut BJJ Championship

    2017 Connecticut BJJ Championship Our association took the 1st place in the overall ranking by teams in the 2017 Connecticut BJJ Championship that took place on September 17th at the New Fairfield High School. Our team achieved 23 gold, 21 silver, and 13 bronze medals total, showing an incredible improvement in the technical level of [...]Read More

  • The Fight Team Podcast – Ep 22 – Making a Champion. Featuring Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    June 8th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on The Fight Team Podcast – Ep 22 – Making a Champion. Featuring Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    “Making a Champion” A quest to find the answers to some personal questions leads The Fight Team Podcast’s Luigi Mondelli to Florida where he gets some insights into being a champion, and how to make one. In Part 1 he speaks with UFC Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and UFC and MMA Veteran fighter and American Top […]

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  • The Fight Team Podcast – Ep 21 Unique Perspectives

    May 5th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on The Fight Team Podcast – Ep 21 Unique Perspectives

    The Fight Team Podcast – Ep 21 Unique Perspectives We are taking a different look at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training model this time around. We put out a pool to see what BJJ practitioners have to say is their motivation for training, and we release a great discussion by an up-and-coming athlete turned coach in […]

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  • ATT CT MMA Fighter Kastriot Xhema wins at Bellator with incredible KO

    April 24th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on ATT CT MMA Fighter Kastriot Xhema wins at Bellator with incredible KO

    ATT CT MMA Fighter Kastriot Xhema remains undefeated after his last win on Bellator MMA via K.O. The bout took place at Mohegan Sun Casino on April 21st. Kas faced a very tough opponent in Nick Alley, a dangerous and skilled fighter with a very good jiu-jitsu. During his training camp, our coaches Greg Belardinelli [...]Read More

  • Learn, Drill, Roll! The Simple Recipe To Help Your BJJ

    February 20th, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on Learn, Drill, Roll! The Simple Recipe To Help Your BJJ

    The Simple Formula To Get Better in BJJ Recently I have come across some BJJ practitioners that expressed their concern about their improvement in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. What I noticed in all my years teaching BJJ (and based on my experience as a student) is that this frustration occurs more often in the first six months of [...]Read More

  • American Top Team Connecticut

    Why Some People Are Afraid of Joining a Martial Arts School. 3 Tips for You Here

    February 3rd, 2017 | Blog | admin | Comments Off on Why Some People Are Afraid of Joining a Martial Arts School. 3 Tips for You Here

    This week I was contacted by a potential new student asking for private classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He asked for my rates (My personal training sessions in martial arts are usually pricey to be honest), and right away he asked to schedule his first session without any hesitation. He had never trained any martial arts before [...]Read More