Tips To Stay On The Mats During Cold Season

It is that time of year where you start hearing coughing and sneezing everywhere and everyone is getting their best defense up to not get sick. The cold season can start as early as October and last up to March which is a good portion of the year. In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, hygiene is always important […]

Casarez BJJ IBJJF Results

Wanted to take some time and give a shout out to all the competitors who went down to Charlotte and competed in the IBJJF Charlotte International Open. We had a total of 6 competitors compete with the following breakdown. Results: Jed 1st πŸ₯‡ Josh 2nd πŸ₯ˆ Ross 3rd πŸ₯‰ Fernie 3rd πŸ₯‰ Graham 3rd πŸ₯‰ […]

Recap Of the Latest Events in September

We have had a lot going on this month for Team Casarez BJJ in Cary, NC. This month was filled with some wonderful competitions that our team fought hard in and trained hard for. Before we break down all the events this month, we want to thank the students, competitors, and community that is ever […]

Preparing for a BJJ Competition

What is important when preparing for a bjj competition? So many of us, once we start on this beautiful journey of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, is often asked: β€œare you going to compete?” That is a choice that some make and others decide to pass on. There are some fantastic competitions that are available for both Adult […]

Local Chiropractor Shout Out

We wanted to take some time to give thanks to a local Chiropractor Dr. Stephen Kosterman who assisted Professor Casarez in his preparation for the American National Title. At Casarez Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu located in Cary NC, we take pride in working with the local community and that also means highlighting the services that we get […]

US Grappling Charlotte and NY Pro Winners

Very proud of my students who competed, won and medaled. We had 4 students travel and compete at the US Grappling in Charlotte and all came back with 8 medals while another student traveled to New York for the IBJJF New York Pro and won Gold. A total of 9 medals: 4 Gold and 5 […]

Team Casarez BJJ Getting To Gold

As many people say, there is no β€œI” in team and though that is true this is a break down of Team Casarez Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu latest accomplishment at the IBJJF American Nationals in Las Vegas. Our professor Tony Casarez had some hard fought matches in both GI and No-GI divisions. The competition outcome was that […]

What To Bring To Train BJJ and Practical Hygiene For The Mats

In this blog, we are going to breakdown what to bring to train BJJ with some main items to have once you start training brazilian jiu-jitsu. Many people may not be able to afford a whole set up once you get the GI and other main accessories, but some of these items below will make […]

Why A BJJ Journal Can Help

As we are starting off in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it is very easy to get lost in all the techniques being shown, but being able to retain that information will help you elevate your game and help your training partners. Options for a BJJ Journal Cloud document like Google drive can be of great assistance […]

How Kids Can Benefit From Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Making the decision to put your children into BJJ is a great idea and has some amazing benefits. In BJJ your child will learn team work, confidence, discipline along with many other positive influences that any Martial Art provides. ​In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it is a way of life: from those Saturday morning classes with […]