Heart Attack Survivor Starts Jiu Jitsu at 50 Years Old To Improve Health!

This is absolutely one of the best interviews and testimonials that we have ever done! Mr. Andy Knickerbocker suffered a heart attack in 2016. As a way to improve his health, he decided to start Jiu Jitsu at 50 years old. Click the video to hear how he has improved his health and life by … Read more

The BJJ Mental Coach Podcast with Danny Alvarez

Coach Danny Alvarez was recently invited to share his story with the BJJ Mental Coach Podcast on he quit General Motors to start his own Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy. After 11 years of working for General Motors, Coach Alvarez left a great paying job, insurance and security behind to pursue his passion. Since leaving GM … Read more

Alvarez BJJ Donates 90 Turkeys and 2 SUV’s Full of Food to Mission Arlington

November 20, 2018, Team Alvarez Jiu Jitsu just wrapped their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Mission Arlington. Every year Team Alvarez puts together a food drive with all of their members to help others in the community have a great thanksgiving. This was the biggest donation to date as they could barely fit all … Read more

Alvarez BJJ Kids Team Wins Jiu Jitsu World League!!

The Alvarez BJJ Kids Team dominated the youth division yesterday at the Jiu Jitsu World League tournament in North Richland Hills, TX! Team Alvarez BJJ took a team of 50 kids, teens and juveniles ranging from ages 4 to 17 years old to compete. There were 3 sets of Team Trophies up for grabs in the … Read more

Alvarez BJJ Helps LEAD BJJ Win Dallas Open! 2018 IBJJF Dallas Open Results

Alvarez BJJ helps Team LEAD BJJ win back Dallas Open Title! This past weekend, September 29 & 30, 2018, was the much anticipated 2018 Dallas Fall Open.  Team LEAD BJJ were consecutive IBJJF Dallas Open Team Champs from 2010 through 2017 until they were knocked off the #1 spot by Team Soul Fighters this past … Read more

Brijatte Garcia Wins Championship Belt at BFA!

This past Saturday, September 15, 2018, Miss Brijatte Garcia, fighting out of Alvarez BJJ in Arlington TX, won all 3 of her matches by submission to take home the Championship Belt at the BFA (Battle 4 the Ages) in Frisco, TX! The Battle 4 the Ages tournament is a tournament this is different than most … Read more

Coach Alvarez Takes Gold in Seattle! 2018 IBJJF Seattle Open Results

Coach Danny Alvarez put it on the line once again this past Saturday at the 2018 IBJJF Seattle Open. There was no one in his regular Master 3 division so he fought down in the Master 2 Feather Weight division where he had 2 really tough battles against some much respected opponents. Coach Alvarez won … Read more

Jessica Crane Becomes 2X World Champ! 2018 IBJJF Worlds Results

More great news coming in from this weekend! Jessica Crane becomes a 2X IBJJF World Champion by winning her Blue Belt Juvenile 2 Light Weight Absolute division! Jessica won 2 matches in her regular light weight division but then came up short in the Finals by 2 points to take the Silver Medal. Obviously disappointed … Read more

3 Wins by Submission for Team Alvarez BJJ at Submission Hunter Pro 27

This past Saturday was the Submission Hunter Pro 27 held at the Nytex Sports Complex in North Richland Hills, TX. Team Alvarez BJJ out of Arlington TX had 3 competitors win by submission. Check out their results and videos below. First up was 9 year old Ailyn Lopez that pulled off a very nice Triangle … Read more