Alex Kim, 9 years old

Alex Kim - Union Team BJJ (2)

What’s your name? Alex Kim How long have you been studying BJJ? Two years What belt rank are you currently? Gray belt What is your favorite submission? Ezekiel choke and the Paper Cutter Choke What is your favorite part of BJJ? I like to learn self defense and it’s a great contact sport. What do […]

Isha Parihar, 9 yrs old

Isha Parihar - Team Union BJJ (3)

Meet our Young Female Warrior, Isha, age 9. She’s a fierce competitor and all around great energy to have in class. I had the pleasure of interviewing Isha recently to discuss her thoughts about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and life as a young female Jiu Jiteira. What is your name? Isha Parihar How long have […]

Nicolas Crema

Nicolas Crema - Union Team BJJ

I had the pleasure of interviewing Nicolas Crema, Union Team Brazil Brown Belt under his father, Professor Alessandro Crema and Professor Gerson Brown in Porto Alegre. Congratulations to Nicolas on his recent promotion to brown belt. Get to know Nicolas below! What’s your name? My name is Nicolas Nascimento Crema. Where are you from? I’m […]

More than BJJ: A Real Grappling and Self Defense Center

Union Team BJJ in Alpharetta self-defense classes

When you start learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and step on the mat for the first time, you realize that’s just the beginning of a life long journey to shape your body and mind with “The Gentle Art”. Its beauty lies in the way many techniques can interrelate to create a more complete Martial Art. By request […]

Ricardo Murgel Brings the Life Changing Benefits of Real Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Atlanta

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Alpharetta - Grand Master Murgel

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a martial art that teaches how to subdue a larger opponent through the use of body mechanics and leverage, is unquestionably the most effective martial art for real-life self-defense situations. It is also the fastest-growing. Over the last 20 years, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has exploded in popularity throughout the United States. During […]

INSIDE THE MIND OF GRANDMASTER RICARDO MURGEL (Q+A)

Grandmaster Ricardo Murgel with his Eastern European Black Belts Q: What is the Mission of the Union Team BJJ Headquarters? A: Our Mission- Regardless of whether you are a kid, a teenager or an adult, our Mission is the same: Make you a Champion on the Mats, as well as in life. Q: How do […]