Coach Danny Alvarez Receives 4th Degree Black Belt from Bruno Bastos

After 14 years at Black Belt, Coach Danny Alvarez receives his 4th Degree from Coach Bruno Bastos. Click on the video to check out the ceremony. Just for reference, after you receive your Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you receive a Degree (Stripe on your Belt) every 3 years for the first three years. … Read more

Stop Dodging Your Belt or Stripe Promotions!

Hello, this is for all those hard working and dedicated Jiu Jitsu practitioners out there that don’t feel their Jiu Jitsu is where it should be, just don’t feel they are good enough to get promoted to that next level or just flat out trying to SANDBAG! Click on the video below to hear what … Read more

Always Keep A Good Attitude In Jiu Jitsu, Win or Lose!

Hello, for all those that train Jiu Jitsu, this is a Must Watch video. Please make some time to click on the link below to watch Coach Alvarez explain how important it is to always keep a good attitude in Jiu Jitsu regardless if you Lost a round, got Tapped or just Frustrated that you’re … Read more

“Would I Act or Be Different If I Didn’t Train Jiu Jitsu?”

In the World we live in now with a lot of Disrespect and Division, Coach Alvarez was asked by a teammate if he would act or be different if he didn’t train Jiu Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has played a big part in Coach Alvarez’s attitude towards people and in life. Check out the video … Read more

Wasted Talent 🗑

Hello, have you ever been really good at something then quit because Life just got in the way or maybe just lost interest over time? If so, this Coffee with Coach episode is meant for you! So many of us have a gift or talent for something that we should be using but are not. … Read more

Great Video On How Coach Alvarez Stays Motivated To Train Jiu Jitsu!

Hello, last night after class one of Coach Alvarez’s students walked over to him to ask him how he is able to stay so motivated and disciplined after all these years. Check out today’s Coffee with Coach Episode to hear Coach Alvarez’s answers. https://youtu.be/3OsDeBa6c1c

Second Chances 🙏🏽

Hello, Coach Alvarez just released his 365th episode of Coffee with Coach on the importance of Second Chances. Coach Alvarez shares some of Admiral McRaven’s stories from his time as a Navy SEAL. This is one episode you don’t want to miss. Check it out! https://youtu.be/5S8y3dDkYdM

Test Days!

Hello, here’s one of Coach Alvarez’s latest Coffee with Coach episodes where he talks about the importance of Test Days! You can use this as a reference for when it’s time to go to Jiu Jitsu class but you’re just not feeling up to it! Check it out! https://youtu.be/bQ40JykNO08    

Top 10 Things I’ve Learned to Win at Life 🏆

Hello, Coach Alvarez celebrated his 46th birthday a few days ago. In the video below he shares his top 10 things he’s learned to help him win at life.  Check it out!   https://youtu.be/y4J-mGOC8Pc