Lyndhurst Jiu-Jitsu instructor interviewed on BJJ podcast
Lyndhurst Jiu-Jitsu instructor Chris Savarese was interviewed on BJJ podcast “Driving It Home With The Professor” yesterday. Savarese is a 2nd degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) black belt under Royler Gracie and one of the first Americans to be promoted by him. Professor Marco Perazzo, the host, is also a BJJ blackbelt, his under Phil Migliarese. Phil is an affiliate of Royler’s brother Relson Gracie.
When a surgery for his elbow highlighted blockages in his arteries, Professor Savarese of Savarese BJJ underwent heart surgery. While on the mend, he speaks with a series called “Driving it Home,” to discuss his recovery and beyond.
He talks about his journey to the black belt. Also, the older generation is where the knowledge is, Savarese believes, and that if you’re a new practitioner and you’re not looking into this information, you’re missing out.
Known throughout the world for its grappling techniques this martial art uses sophisticated leverage and positioning to control and submit an opponent. Hence, Gracie Jiu Jitsu is a complete system of Self-Defense incorporating striking, throwing, submissions and weapons defense.
Savarese BJJ Academy
Professor Chris Savarese is a 2nd degree Black Belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu and a member of the Rafael Lovato BJJ association. He has traveled to Brazil to train at the world-famous Gracie Academy in Rio de Janeiro. As a result, he has trained with some of the best BJJ practitoners in the world. Also, he has competed in and won many different tournaments across the US.
Chris has worked in the field of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and grappling as a matchmaker, referee, competitor, teacher and sponsor, seeing every angle of the sport.
Finally, are you looking to train at the Savarese Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Lyndhurst? Please call 201 933-5134 for a free trial class.
Check out the full interview below: