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Submission Wrestling | Grappling | No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Submission Wrestling (also known as submission fighting, submission grappling, sport grappling, or simply as no-gi) is a general term describing the aspect of martial arts and combat sports that focuses on the clinch and ground fighting, with the aim of obtaining submission holds. The term "submission wrestling" usually refers only to the form of competition and training that does not use a "jacket" or "gi" or "combat kimono" often worn with belts that establish rank by color. Submission fighting is a major element involved with Mixed Martial Arts. Submission wrestlers or grapplers usually wear shorts, skin-sticky clothing such as rashguards, and mixed martial arts clothes that do not rip off in combat.

At Lovato’s you will learn BJJ with and without the gi. In No-Gi training you cannot grab your opponent’s uniform, therefore, you will learn the proper ways to control your opponent using a blend of BJJ and wrestling that does not require gripping the gi. We are home to two ADCC World Submission Wrestling Championship veterans! The Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) World Submission Wrestling Championship is the most prestigious submission wrestling tournament in the world, taking place every two years, by invitation only. It is extremely rare to have one veteran of this competition and we are very luck to have two, Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader.

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Video testimonial - Matt Jubera, Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and two time Pan American Champion (Brown Belt) talks about why he makes the trip to Oklahoma City to train at Lovato Jiu Jitsu. Matt recently opened Darkhorse Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with Andrew "The Dude" Dudderar located in Longmont, ... read more
Matt Jubera
Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and 2 X Pan American Champion (Brown Belt)