Andre Galvao - training for Mundial 2008 *video*

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  1. Samurai Jack

    Samurai Jack faixa roxa

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    his level of athleticism is ridicoulous!!
     
  2. Spoonman7

    Spoonman7 Red Belt

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    impressive that he can stand on those swiss ballss like that, amazing balance
     
  3. Rowan11088

    Rowan11088 Purple Belt

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    Was that his heart rate on the treadmill, or the speed?? A rate of 50 bpm when you're already in the gym, walking and ready for a workout seems ridiculous.
     
  4. GracieMMABarra

    GracieMMABarra Word.

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    My instructor actually does a very similar workout. Once he started really doing it, everything seemed to be that much worse rolling with him.

    BTW Andre is a beast
     
  5. Fozzy1

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    jeeze, guy is a stud.

    ~Foz
     
  6. Chris Beeby

    Chris Beeby Brown Belt Professional Fighter

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    Some really good movements there.

    I first became a fan of Galvaos a while back when I saw his clip, I think it was part of "Arte Suave" or something like that, and he really stressed having a strong grip. He was climbing around his gym on a rope network, and then he was doing snatches, etc.
     
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    DaDiazBros** Banned Banned

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    Thats Wanderlei's coach right?
     
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    Cash Bill 52 Brown Belt

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    I know what I need to do now. Doing it, however...
     
  9. gdubdb21

    gdubdb21 Yellow Belt

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    Andre is a beast.
     
  10. TheAth-ah-lete

    TheAth-ah-lete Purple Belt

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    I just gained a whole lot of newfound respect for swiss balls. I guess there actually is a use for one.
     
  11. Fozzy1

    Fozzy1 Guest

    his BJJ coach now yes.

    ~Foz
     
  12. TacWar

    TacWar Green Belt

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    btw andre galao has better core strength then Todd....yeah it had to be said.
     
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    THeels934 Orange Belt

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    umm yeaah...swiss and med balls are the shit.
     
  14. BJJ in Chicago

    BJJ in Chicago Livin' la vida bomba

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    yeah man, i've watched his training clips and mundial clips on arte suave about 100 times since i got the dvds. he's absolutely amazing. in arte suave he had 84 medals on the wall. some were very small and it made me feel really good that at some point HE was the one out there competing as a white belt and probably losing just as much as he won.
     
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    Meangene44103 Yellow Belt

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    This guy is sick
     
  16. sha

    sha Geekjitsu Black Belt

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    I read somewhere that Wand was happy to train his ground game with Xtreme Couture guys, because he said that with Galvao he just got beat up all the time...
     
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    eclipse Blue Belt

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    there you have it folks, the secret to andre galvaos success is kettlebells
     
  18. BJJ in Chicago

    BJJ in Chicago Livin' la vida bomba

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    haha, he focuses on:

    balance
    grip
    explosiveness


    too bad we've known forever how vital these three things are for bjj. he just does them better than anybody and has been doing them for years and years.
     
  19. lildog

    lildog A Warrior's Heart

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    How much does Andre weigh? 175-190? I saw some where that he was competing in the medium heavy category, if so that sounds larger than i thought. I've seen his match against Garcia and he looked the same size?
     
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    I've seen guys squat while balancing on swiss balls...amazing
     

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