Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts & Kids Bully Defense Training

That’s right we will be having Ladies ONLY Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense classes starting September 2018.  These classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 6:30.  So there is no reason for you not to be here.  The classes will const of about 15 – 20 minutes of Zumba Strong followed by Read more…

For being a member of Team Randori Martial Arts, you are afforded several membership benefit.  One of the benefits is a  “Monthly Birthday Party.”  This is an all inclusive party that we host for our members and 10 of their friends.  That’s right we host the party, provide refreshments, birthday cake and entertainment (Bounce House / age Read more…

This month is fitness month here at Team Randori.  Each week one of the coaches here will share a couple of quick tips to keep you at a peek performance level.  We have added a quick video from Coach Al where he discuss some of the tips he uses to keep in top shape while doing Brazilian Read more…

Here are some AWESOME fitness tip from our very own Natalia.  We have added a quick video from Mrs Natalia, swhere he discuss some of the tips she uses to keep in top shape to keep up with her three little girls and to ensure all the students and instructors are kept in line.  Just click on the Read more…

“Nice to meet you Team Randori” If you have being at Team Randori Annapolis you might’ve seen me already in the last  couple of weeks, but let me introduce myself here; my name is Natalia Carrasco Coa, I am a Peruvian woman who lives in the United States for the last 16 years, I’m also an occasional Read more…

When looking for opportunities to make an impact on the lives of others, selecting a cause to support can be an overwhelming task with so many options to choose from. However, considering opportunities that can change the lives of kids is one way to make a lasting impact for generations to come. Helping children early on can Read more…

Professor Placido-Lima teaches how to submit your opponent from Scarf Hold.  From the Scarf Hold you have a lot of control and it is a difficult position for your opponent to escape from.  Here is a quick submission you can use to end the fight from this position.  Pay particular attention as that he pressure on your Read more…

Professor Placido-Lima teaches how to escape from side mount.  This is a tough position to escape from as everyone knows.  However, with the use of a good grip on the opponents collar, sliding your arm beneath you as to gain space, sliding down a bit and then getting a strong bridge.  The escape can be achieved.  Study Read more…

Professor Placido-Lima teaches how to go from side mount to finish with a Kimura Submission.  As always the technique required you to keep your hips low and to apply pressure to your opponent as you go from side mount to a North – South position.  As you move your low hip is the key to trap the Read more…

So some of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) students and I were on the mat the other day discussing submission techniques.  As we discussed the “Armbar” “Triangle” “Kimura” and others, one of our newer white belts who was idling sitting off to the side listening to our debate.  Chimed in and asked “Coach what about Wrist Locks?”  Read more…

So in our basic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class we have been working a series of passes from the knees and from standing.  As we were working the traditional standing passes.  I decided to go into my note book and pull out one of the passes that I learned while visiting Alliance Headquarters, Atlanta GA. This pass is Read more…

I was talking to a student the other day… Who was in the midsts of a plateau. These things can be heart wrenching… Especially when you’ve been putting in extra work, coming to every class you can, and have been doing really well. It’s sometimes hard to really grasp but in Jiu Jitsu you have your peaks Read more…

It’s official…  The “Weight Loss Challenge” has come to an end and I might say that we have certainly accomplished our goals.  You may ask yourself what goals did you guys have?  We were the ones trying to lose weight..  Well our goal was simple.  We wanted to help and provide some motivation for you to go Read more…

Team Randori Martial Arts, Annapolis, MD will be opening our doors once again, this time to one of the most successful and prolific striking coaches in our area. Coach Jason Farrell, will teach a seminar this weekend (Sat 12 March 2016 from 12:00 to 1:00).   Coach Farrell, is the Owner & Head Instructor of Level Up Read more…

Today Team Randori had another AWESOME day.  We were invited to participate and set up our Summer Camp display at the Chesapeake Family Camp Fair 2016, Annapolis, MD.  This was an fantastic event.  They had numerous businesses and vendors who offered Camps for Kids that ranged from 1 day to 2 weeks of overnight stay.  Who could Read more…