It’s been a busy month!
We took 3rd as a team at Grappling Games. It was a well run tournament and a good way to shake the rust off for the Dallas Open! Our guys and girls worked hard and showed their skills against some of Texas’ best! Thanks to everyone who showed up to support our fighters. It means so much that you take the time to help out your gym family! We all got to see some big faces at the Dallas Open and watch them compete. Keep training hard and coming to class!
This year we will have some new attractions as a Visit to Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, Rio Botanical Garden, Tour around the wonderful beaches of Rio, attend a live soccer game for the Brazilian Seria A League, and a special training day at both the legendary Carlson Gracie Headquarters in Copacabana Beach and elite MMA team Brazilian Top Team.
The final day of camp will be celebrated at the top Churrascaria in Rio with world famous Brazilian BBQ!
Join us in this unique experience to visit the birth city of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, home of the 2014 Soccer world cup, and 2016 Olympic games.
Space is limited and a pre registration is REQUIRED.
The following steps must be taken in order to secure your travels to Rio and BJJ Revolution Camp:
- Obtain a passport.
- Obtain a Brazilian Visa. Find a Brazilian consulate next to your city by going online at Brazilian Consulates.
- Book your flight.
- US Continental, United, American Airlines and Delta have good flights to Rio. US Airways, Korean Airlines and Copa Airlines offer flights as well.
- From Asia, Air France and Emirates offers the best options.
- Simply shop around to find the best deals. The sooner you book the cheaper it will be.
- Book a Hotel, Apartment, Hostel or Bed & Breakfast.
- Leblon Beach has plenty of options, from 5 Stars Hotels to Hostels.
- We suggest a hostel. Visit LeBlon Spot Designer Hostel or for a large group or couple stay at Mercure. Simply google Leblon and you’ll find lots of options.
- Staying in Leblon Beach is highly recommended.
- Send camp fees to BJJ Revolution in order to reserve your spot. Max 20 people [14 spots open]
After these steps we’ll also need the follow information from you:
- Airline itinerary; arrival & departure schedule (day and hours).
- Hotel address; check in and check out day .
- Emergency telephone contact with area code.
Travel insurance is recommended.
The Masters/Seniors Worlds International and the Rio International Open will be in Rio one week after the camp. This will be a great opportunity to experience competition in Rio.
Let me know if you have any other question
Thank You and we look forward to an AMAZING camp!
Rodrigo Medeiros, Julio Fernandez, and Francisco “Toco” Albuquerque
Make sure to check out the Phil Cardella Seminar Next Thursday! Hey guys, Phil has been my friend for a long time. A seasoned veteran in MMA and JiuJitsu. He has the knowledge to help your game whether you enjoy stand-up or ground game. Please show your support!
Also go read the article at TXMMA on how we teach students with disabilities at Revolution Dojo “Messina believes jiu-jitsu can be beneficial to almost anyone based on his experience teaching “people with head injuries from combat, people with missing limbs” and various “people with other mental and emotional” type of disorders. He teaches BJJ to young and accomplished competitors right along with children diagnosed with ADD, ADHD and autism.”
If you haven’t had a chance to train Muay Thai at our Houston location, make the time to do so! Classes are getting full and training is intense. Loose weight and get confidence by learning a real Martial Art from practicing Muay Thai fighters. Start today!
Special event coming up Sunday December 2nd 2012. The highest ranking black belt on the BJJ Revolution Team, Julio “Foca” Fernandez will be hosting a seminar at Revolution Dojo Katy from 2pm-5pm. Julio is a 6th degree Carlson Gracie Sr. Black Belt and the Co-founder of our team. Learn some great time tested, tournament proven techniques from one of the best in Jiu Jitsu. Learn first hand where the competitors from our team get their aggressive style. We will also have a belt and stripe promotion. I expect a large showing out of respect to our Team and founders. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from one of the legends in our sport. 40$ prepay to Jeff Messina or 50$ day of.
Big congratulations are in order for our team mate Domingo Pilarte who crushed his opponent with a huge K.O. this passed November 14th. Domingo has been working very hard for this fight and proved it in the cage that night. If you get a chance to roll with Domingo in class, take advantage of the opportunity. It’s always a fun roll with his speed and agility and he’s downright hard to submit. We are all very proud of Domingo as a great talent in the sport of MMA and Jiu Jitsu and as a strong Christian with unbreakable values. Stay tuned for updates on Domingo Pilarte’s upcoming fights and events.
Just want to remind everyone about the half guard seminar hosted by Andre Monteiro on Oct. 11th at Revolution Dojo Katy from 6pm-9pm. He is also holding a kid’s seminar the same day from 5pm-6pm for only $15. Reserve a spot today. If we don’t support BJJ Revolution Team, then no one will. Come out and support your gym and your team!! Don’t miss this opportunity to add a vital piece to your game. Call Jeff Messina at 281-702-0789 or email at email@example.com.
Big Congratulations are in order for the Revolution Dojo team! All three of our fighters did amazing at Legacy Amateur Series this passed Saturday. Sammy Mongonia is the new Legacy MT champ. Uriel Figueroa won by majority decision. Quentin Kiper won by unanimous decision. The action from our guys was spectacular. Beautiful technique and great sportsmanship as always. Check out this TXMMA article to read the news about our team! Thanks to all who came out to support our fighters.
P.S. Don’t forget to rate us on Google Places!
Lots of exciting news for the upcoming months. We are doing a free GI giveaway for any student who gets the most people to sign up! The GI is a custom BJJ Team Revolution by Ouano, white with green stitching. The contest wil run until October 31st. Get out there and make some new friends and rep your gym! Also, please take the time to write a Google review if you haven’t already. Most people who sign up with us do so because of your great reviews!
Our very own Quentin Kiper and our Muay Thai instructors Sam “The Bully” Mongonia and Urial “Woody” Figueroa will be fighting on October 6th at Legacy Houston Texas. If you would like to purchase tickets, please contact Quentin on his Facebook page or contact Jeff Messina at 281-702-0789. That night will prove to be exciting and memorable. Jeff will of course be cornering our fighters and no doubt there will be a large presence of Revolution Dojo supporters. Come and support our great competitors and crucial assets to our team.
Andre Monteiro from BJJ Revolution Team will be holding a Half Guard seminar at Revolution Dojo Katy on Thursday, October 11th. 50$ at the door, 60$ to non members, and 40$ until October 9th to members. I would like to see our team support the seminar and eager to add an important piece of game to their arsenal.
Thanks for your support,
We are excited to announce the Grand Expansion Celebration of our Houston location. The celebration starts September 1st from 11am to 2pm. Bring your family and friends! Special promotional rates will be given to those that sign up or add a program to their membership on or by Saturday. We will be adding new classes and programs including No-GI and Muay Thai. There will be a huge belt and stripe promotion this Saturday so I want to see everyone attend from both gyms to support the Team!!
Congrats to our competitors who fought at Naga this passed weekend. Almost everyone who competed took home a medal and many took home more than one! Our children competitors did great as well; showing great attitudes and technical skills. Let’s train even harder to get ready for Grapplers Quest in September.
We will be introducing the newest members of our coaching staff; Nete,Sam,and Woody which will be heading the Muay Thai classes at the Houston location. They are an extremely experienced group that holds numerous titles and we are very proud to have them apart of the Revolution family.
Nethaneel “Nete” Mongonia-
Since 2007, Kru Nete has studied and fought directly under the supervision of the legendary two time Lumpinee stadium champion Kru Thussayu “Pong” Phumswarng. What started out as a way to lose weight, turned into a deep passion and love for the art of Muay Thai. He holds the USMTA National Super Middle-weight title, USACS Super Middle-weight title, and the TBA-SA International Class-A Light Middle-weight title.
Sam Mongonia “The Bully”
Since 2007 Sam has trained under Kru “Pong.” Has trained in Thailand, Uganda, and Cambodia. Has cornered fighters such as: Uriel Figueroa and Jennifer Guerrero
Record of 2-0
Urial Figueroa “Woody”
Training Martial Arts since 2002. Started training Jiu Jitsu in 2006 under Manny Galvan then studied Muay Thai under Romelle Agra from Elite MMA. Record of 2-1.
Hope to see everyone this Saturday!!,
We took home many gold medals this past weekend at the Naga Championships! Most of the students placed in their divisions or took multiple medals home. Our adult competitors showed amazing heart and went out there with the purpose to win. Once again, Jeff Messina raced from mat to mat making sure everyone received the coaching they needed during their matches. The children did phenomenal as usual, showed great attitudes, and followed Mr. Zip’s directions perfectly. Special thanks to coach Zip (James Zipperer) for spending the day coaching our little ones to victory!!
Sage double gold, Nick hard gold, Adrial gold and silver, Sammy silver, Chris dang triple gold, Colby double silver, Kalen silver, Hai double silver,Shawn Silver gi & no-gi, Trent Gold no-gi, Gabriel Silver and gold in gi & no-gi, George Silver no-gi Theres many more..
Keep training and working hard guys. There is going to be a huge promotion ceremony at the Grand Opening for the Houston location on the 1st of September. New and exciting changes!! Come meet the instructors and find out about the new programs we’ll be starting this coming month!! Hope to see you there. Bring friends and family. Special discounts to our policeman and firefighters and to those who bring in referrals!!
Jaime Lazcano, one of our Judo intructors at the Katy location, saw fit that some of our Judo team mates got promoted last night! Adriel Sharaby, Baruch Sharaby, Ethan, Jeff Messina, Veronica Mota, and Kurt Pantle all received promotions. Jaime put everyone through a tough warm up followed by non stop Radori. The promotions were done in a traditional manner and stripes or belts given in the presence of our two Katy Black belts in Judo, Jaime Lazcano and Adrian Alonzo. Thank you all for being apart of our team and for helping us grow into the family we are. Keep coming to class regularly and training hard!