Brazilian Jiu Jitsu News

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Strength Training for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

 I’ve been asked by numerous students to write up a template that would work for a BJJ student who would like to get stronger, so here’s a little tidbit of what one could look like for one particular individual. Just to be clear, nothing substitutes time on the mat (mat time) learning and practicing the […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Start Training at NOVA BJJ

BJJ is an effective self-defense system, a smart way to get in shape, relieve stress, stimulate mind though learning, and it is a complete competitive sport. Head instructor Eric Cady. The only BJJ Black Belt in Rochester, NY International champion with over a decade of practice, competition, and training Currently trains with Marcelo Garcia at […]

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Our Commitment to Bringing the Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Rochester and Western NY

It has been my mission is to help raise the level of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in western NY since I opened my academy four years ago—not just the skills of the average practitioner, but that of the instructors and the professionalism of the academy. Jiu Jitsu is about more than arm bars and take downs. […]

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Memorial Day Weekend

Here’s a blurb about what’s happening at 585 this weekend: Saturday we are running our annual Memorial Day “Murph” workout in honor of veterans and currently serving service men and women, only this year it’s called Memorial Day Mills – an idea that Matt Higgins from CrossFit Geneseo had when a friend he served with (Travis […]

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Memorial Day Mills Murph

CrossFit Geneseo and CrossFit 585 will be hosting a WOD / fundraiser called “Memorial Day Mills.”  Memorial Day Mills is an idea that Matt Higgins from CrossFit Geneseo had when a friend he served with (Travis Mills) lost his arms and legs in Afghanistan.  The WOD will be Murph…  but more importantly, the fundraiser will be to help […]

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585 BJJ Academy Photo Night + Promotions

Just to let everyone know we are having another 585 Academy Picture Night so that we can all get together at once and see how much we’ve grown in so many ways! We’ve grown in numbers, which is awesome, but we’ve also matured with more and more students training on a more regular basis. This […]

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585 Summer Kids

[quote style=”1″] For optimal health, children need an hour of physical activity every day. Although this amount can seem daunting, most children meet this goal through a combination of free play, organized sports and school PE programs. – CDC: How Much Physical Activity Do Children Need? [/quote] 585 Kids Summer Fitness Program offers three weeks […]

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Yoga for Athletes: 5 Week Series

Even with the best intentions, repetitive-motion activities tend to cause imbalance in the body either through the shortening and tightening of the muscle fibers, misalignment of skeletal structure, or over stimulation of the nervous system.  Yoga offers one of the more dynamic returns on investment, as it increases strength mobility, flexibility, agility, balance, and mental […]

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585 Family Night at the Ball Park

When: Saturday, May 5 @ 7:05 PM Where: Frontier Field, Home of Rochester Red Wings What: A fun gathering at the ball park of CrossFit 585 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s members, families and friends. Fireworks to follow. Cost: $9.50/person RSVP: All money and reservations due by April 26 Sign up at gym OR Email: 585bjj.social@gmail.com with […]

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