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  • Updated Remote Training Schedule w/ Meeting ID

    Updated Remote Training Schedule w/ Meeting ID

    NOTE:
    Schedule Updated: Monday, June 8. Hot off the presses. Don't let sheltering in place / quarantine stop your Jiu Jitsu training. We find solutions and strive to always make the best of every situation. There was LOTS of great training in classes this week. We are offering 24 classes a week and had over 1,100 folks participate in class for the month of April. GREAT job guys! ! ! Let's focus on staying strong, healthy, and working to be the best we can be. See you in our Digital Dojo! OSS ....

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  • Adult Grapplers - Call To Action: Stay Healthy and In-touch with our Digital Dojo

    Adult Grapplers - Call To Action: Stay Healthy and In-touch with our Digital Dojo

    As we enter into Week 5 of our Digital Dojo, we've gotten tons of positive feedback from our membership. We had over 300 people participate in our 24 classes last week alone! ! ! However, it looks as though we are going to be here for a while longer, so we moving forward with going deeper with our online curriculum ... more drills, more content. With that, the coaching staff believes that we need to up our game / go all in on our attempt to teach Jiu Jitsu and life skills remotely. Five Rings' Digital Dojo
    See this video with Coach Tom that explains it all: HERE
    Print out the Digital Dojo schedule and Meeting ID's: HERE
    Learn how to login to the Five ....

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  • Parents - SKILLZ Virtual Curriculum Hard Restart - Monday, April 20

    Parents - SKILLZ Virtual Curriculum Hard Restart - Monday, April 20

    As we enter into Week 5 of our Digital Dojo, we've gotten tons of positive feedback from parents and kids. However, it looks as though we are going to be here for a while longer, so we moving forward with a 10 week virtual curriculum cycle for all ages groups of our Youth SKILLZ program. With that, the coaching staff believes that we need to up our game / go all in on our attempt to teach Jiu Jitsu and life skills remotely. Five Rings' Digital Dojo
    We are going to officially RESTART our curriculum cycle and this will be our first ever Virtual Curriculum Cycle. See this video with Coach Tom that explains it all: HERE
    Print out the calendar for our virtual curriculum ....

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  • Tour of our "Digital Dojo"

    Tour of our "Digital Dojo"

    Tour of our "Digital Dojo" / An Open House
    Click HERE
    for video (12:44 min) Five Rings students, parents, family and friends, These are crazy times ... social distancing / shelter in place / quarantine lifestyle presents its challenges. We are trying as hard as we can at Five Rings to bridge the gap of distance by offering you a virtual experience. This is an open house of our digital dojo. Check out this video by Professor Tom: Click HERE
    for video (12:44 min) Topics covered: 1. Remote Training Schedule + Zoom / Virtual Classes 2. Discourse - online forum / community 3. 5rjj.com --> Members' Only Section - blogs and archive 4. BJJ Library ....

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  • Covid-19 Closure Information Letter

    Five Ring Members, Families and Friends, We hope this letter finds everyone safe and healthy in this unprecedented time. Five Rings Jiu Jitsu has been a part of the community for over a decade and during that time we have never experienced an event such as this, where we are facing the realities of a viral pandemic. As always, the health and security of our students and their families is of utmost importance to us. We are following the advice of medical experts on how to best approach our school’s interaction with you and your family. NEAR TERM: AS OF 9 am March 13, Five Rings is CLOSED In accordance with the Governor’s institution of a state of emergency and the ....

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  • Youth SKILLZ Graduation - Winter '20

    Youth SKILLZ Graduation - Winter '20

    Big congratulations
    to our Ninja, Samurai, Dragon, and Warrior / Shinsengumi kiddos (over 100 strong) for successfully completing their Winter Graduation during the second week of March! ! ! All of the Five Rings coaches (Coach Tom, Coach Dan, Coach Sarah, Coach Ryan, Coach Michael), and the PAL's (Coach Melissa and Coach V) are proud of your work ethic and grid. It was a great curriculum cycle were lots of growth and development was achieved. To see the FULL Album: Here
    (These pictures were supposed to be posted over two weeks ago ... but there's been so much going on with Covid 19 / shelter in place that it's taken until now to get them.) Lots of hard work, ....

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  • Tim Hull's Perspective on Training in Brazil at Curu Curu Land

    Tim Hull's Perspective on Training in Brazil at Curu Curu Land

    2019 Visit to Riberio Jiu Jitsu in Brazil
    I am extremely fortunate to be able to say I just returned from my fifth trip, in the past six years, to the headquarters of Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu in Brazil - A.K.A, Curu Curu Land in Niterói, Brazil. Frequently, Five Rings academy members ask me, “why do you go to Brazil for Jiu Jitsu training?” I respond by pointing out things like how much the training challenges me, how I enjoy the Brazilian culture, or how Professor Pagani’s style of BJJ is a good fit for the way my body works. In retrospect, however, I don’t think my responses give a clear picture of why I go through all of the trouble to train in Brazil. ....

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  • Professor Pagani Seminar in BC and 4th Degree Awarded

    Professor Pagani Seminar in BC and 4th Degree Awarded

    Seven folks from Five Rings traveled up to British Columbia this last weekend (Dec. 20 + 21) to train with Professor Rodrigo Pagani.
    Professor Tom Oberhue
    Professor Dan VanDetta
    Tim Hull
    Leonard Jones
    Paul Lively
    Ryan Tool
    Kris Lamping Five Rings has a long history with Professor Pagani. Both Tom and Tim have been to Professor Pagani's Curu Curu Land in Brazil five times. Also, we've had Rodrigo to Five Rings four times over the last ten years. We consider him our Jiu Jitsu uncle. ;-) We took a semi-private, participated in both of his public seminars (over 5 hours of content) and hung out with him on Friday night at dinner to catch up. It was terrific to ....

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  • No-Gi Worlds 2019 - A HUGE Success!

    No-Gi Worlds 2019 - A HUGE Success!

    HUGE congratulations to the four competitors from Five Rings that traveled down to Anaheim, CA, to compete in the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships this last weekend. Just the very fact that you all participated in such a big event (a five day tournament with thousands of competitors doing top level Jiu Jitsu) is fantastic in and of itself. It's so cool to see how our sport is growing, evolving and flourishing. Also, for all those folks that have been attending Coach Kevin's No-Gi class and wondering why folks are so good ... now you know. Let's keep up the great training and evolution. ;-) Alan Barthold took Gold at Brown Belt / Master 5. Matt Krier took gold at Blue Belt / ....

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  • 1st Degrees Awarded to Coach Kevin Dadik and Tim Hull - HUGE Congrats! ! !

    1st Degrees Awarded to Coach Kevin Dadik and Tim Hull - HUGE Congrats! ! !

    1st Degrees Awarded to Coach Kevin Dadik and Tim Hull - HUGE Congrats! ! !
    Promotion to 1st Degree Black Belts
    Coach Kevin Dadik and Tim Hull The month of December represents Coach Kevin Dadik's and Tim Hull's three year anniversary of earning their black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Both are positive role models in different ways. Coach Kevin began training when he was fourteen years old and in high school. He's maintained his connection to Jiu Jitsu through many chapters of his life over the last fourteen years and is still going strong. He is always striving to evolve and grow while remembering to enjoy and appreciate all the good things Jiu Jitsu brings to his life. ....

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