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  • Gameness Pro Team at Pan Kids 2023

    Gameness Pro Team Shines at Pan Kids 2023: A Triumph of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Youth

    The cheers of friends and families reverberated in the Kissimmee Florida’s Silver Spurs Arena, as the world's most talented young Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes gathered for the Pan Kids event. This two-day tournament, hosted by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), was held on July 23 and 24 and welcomed kids aged 4 to 15 to showcase their skills. Among the...

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  • Martial artist wearing Gameness Air Pro Gi 2.0

    Gameness Air Pro Gi 2.0: A Winning Combination of Lightness and Strength

    If you are seeking a lightweight BJJ gi and do not want to compromise on durability, the Gameness Air Pro Gi 2.0 is the ultimate choice. This exceptional gi combines performance-enhancing features to ensure your training is smooth and your weight cut is effortless. Our top-rated gi hits all the right notes: incredibly light, stylish design, long-lasting and supremely comfortable....

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  • Collage of Gameness Athletes

    Gameness Athletes Boast Standout Performances at the 2023 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

    The 2023 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship witnessed an awe-inspiring display of skills and determination by the Gameness Pro Team. Their remarkable performance resulted in an astonishing tally of seven gold, one silver and two bronze medals across multiple divisions.  All Gameness blue belts athletes made it to the podium at this event. Twins Mia and Ashlee Funegra had a dominant...

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  • Black Belt Lucas Pinheiro

    Black Belt Lucas Pinheiro Wins Jiu Jitsu World Title and Retires from IBJJF Competitions

    The Brazilian athlete won the last missing title on his resume, ending his career on top. Black Belt Lucas Pinheiro Wins Jiu Jitsu World Title and Retires from IBJJF Competitions The Brazilian athlete won the last missing title on his resume, ending his career on top After eight years as a black belt and hundreds of wins at the biggest...

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    Lucas Pinheiro wins No Gi Worlds and Completes The IBJJF Grand Slam

    Lucas Pinheiro completed the much-desired Grand Slam of the gentle art – Brazilian, European, Pan American, and World No Gi Champion – by winning on December 13 the only title that was missing in his career. With a perfect performance, the Atos Jiu-Jitsu black belt beat all his opponents at the IBJJF No-Gi World Championship.

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    3 Ways to Avoid Injury

    Below is just some friendly advice. Each suggestion varies from case to case, but if you speak to a great number of people in jiu-jitsu, they will tell you that their injuries occurred because of these reasons. If you avoid certain situations in jiu-jitsu because you don’t want to get injured, it doesn’t make you a ‘chicken’ or a coward....

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  • martial artists competing

    How Often Should I Compete?

    The biggest question associated with tournaments is how often one should compete. Thought processes range from one extreme to the other, such as “it is not necessary to ever compete in your life” or “perhaps once is good, just to know what it feels like,” to “if you don’t compete you’ll never get your next belt.” So, what is the...

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    How Necessary is it to Compete in BJJ?

    On one hand, we have practitioners who argue that competitions are necessary for improvement and awarding your next belt, whatever belt that may be. On the other side, you have people who argue that although competitions can help your game, they are not essential to your jiu-jitsu journey. So what is the truth?

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