Why BJJ is a Positive Solution To Bullying

Posted on January 4, 2019

Bullying can come in many different forms and no one deserves to experience them, but the reality is that it does happen. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches ways to limit physical altercations through grappling movements and self-awareness to situations. Why is BJJ a positive solution to bullying? Providing confidence to a person when they are grabbed, pushed, Continue Reading »

Tips To Stay On The Mats During Cold Season

Posted on November 11, 2018

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 Continue Reading »

Casarez BJJ IBJJF Results

Posted on November 8, 2018

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 ? Josh 2nd ? Ross 3rd ? Fernie 3rd ? Graham 3rd ? Continue Reading »

Recap Of the Latest Events in September

Posted on October 1, 2018

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 Continue Reading »

Preparing for a BJJ Competition

Posted on August 9, 2018

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: “are 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 Continue Reading »

Local Chiropractor Shout Out

Posted on July 25, 2018

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 Continue Reading »

US Grappling Charlotte and NY Pro Winners

Posted on July 18, 2018

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 Continue Reading »

Team Casarez BJJ Getting To Gold

Posted on July 16, 2018

As many people say, there is no “I” 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 Continue Reading »

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

Posted on June 26, 2018

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 Continue Reading »

Why A BJJ Journal Can Help

Posted on May 3, 2018

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 Continue Reading »