Sunday was the IBJJF (http://www.ibjjf.org) Dallas Open and Team Lovato showed up as a team without many of our veteran competitors. Despite our lack of depth, we still came away with many medals and a wealth of experience for our unseasoned competitors. It was a great learning experience, how read more »
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Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 06, 2013
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The Brazilian Nationals, possibly the toughest tournament of the year due to the amount of competitors and it's location. This year Team Lovato sent two representatives to compete in this tournament. The leader of Team Lovato, Rafael Lovato Jr. himself, and brown belt, Shiloh Roberts, made the read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, April 19, 2013
The Brazilian National Championship will be in Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil the 25th-28th of this month, not that far away! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. and Coach Shiloh Roberts will be making the trip to Brazil to represent America and Team Lovato! Rafael became the first non-Brazilian, a read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The dust has settled from the IBJJF 2013 Pan Ams and it was another amazing experience for Team Lovato's competitors. Unfortunately, our purple belts Brandon Russell and Dallas Niles both lost their opening matches, while Jared Dopp lost his second match. They were unable to reach the medal ro read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Once again Team Lovato will have representatives at the Pan Ams! This year a small, but elite, group will make the trip from OKC but will be joined by team members from across the globe upon arriving in California. Those from OKC will be Jared Dopp, Dallas Niles, and Jesse Sunderman who all ha read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 18, 2013
Professor Justin Rader and Coach Austin Adkins took the kid's competition team to another tournament and, once again, produced amazing results! Team Lovato had 20 kids make the trip and brought 20 medals! Some of the competitors were able to leave with two medals and close out divisions with t read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 04, 2013
You might notice some new products in the fridge the next time you stop by the academy. We are pleased to announce that we now carry Kize Snack Bars (http://kizeconcepts.com) in the fridge! Kize bars are excellent for post workout/jiu-jitsu/muay thai recovery, and make an e read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 04, 2013
March 2nd was our first scheduled belt testing of the new year and was a huge success! 15 people received promotions with 4 of those being new blue belts! Lovato's is very proud of the students who tested and would like to welcome Zack Hudson, Greg Morris, Josh Giza, and Jason Parker to the Ad read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Professor Justin Rader and Coach Austin Adkins took a team of 17 Total kids to the NAGA Tournament in Tulsa, OK this past weekend. Between all competitors they earned 13 Gold Medals, 7 Silver Medals, 2 Bronze Medals. Jacob Absher - Gi Division Champion Josiah Absher - Gi Division Cha read more »
Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 18, 2013
Team Lovato traveled to Houston this past weekend with 26 competitors looking to dethrone the larger Texas teams, and continue to place in the top 3 as a team. Unfortunately, the team was vastly outnumbered and was not able to earn enough points to oust the 3rd place team. However, Team Lovato read more »
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