Boston Brazilian

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  1. BLACKHAWK3634

    BLACKHAWK3634 Blue Belt

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    I wanted to know if anyone has ever trained at Boston Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and can give me some input on the place in comparison to others. Thanx
     
  2. kimurense

    kimurense Brown Belt

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    I'm not sure about boston bjj, but my 1st BJJ teacher jean kleber teaches in boston, he is a nova uniao black belt, and an amazing and very acomplished athlete. he is definetly, beyond a shadow of a doubt the best teacher I have ever had (and I had a few). and I definetly advise you to go there and train with him.
     
  3. BLACKHAWK3634

    BLACKHAWK3634 Blue Belt

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    Do you know at which school he trains at? I googled the name but didnt get any helpful results.
     
  4. Sherdog_Mutt

    Sherdog_Mutt Purple Belt

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    Never trained at Boston Brazilian JJ but the school is run by Gracie Barra black belt Roberto Maia. You can't go wrong with a GB black belt. Also, this is the same school that produced the Florian brothers (Kenny and Keith). I'm sure you get top notch instruction here.
     
  5. Farnsworth

    Farnsworth Roxa n' Roll

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    Jean Kleber is my instructor. Kimurense pretty much said everything. He is an excellent teacher. He teaches at the Brazilian Martial Arts Center in Somerville, and he has a school in Newton too.

    Here's the contacts you need:

    Brazilian Martial Arts Center
    700 Mystic Ave., 2nd Floor
    Somerville, MA
    617-628-3800
    owner: Marcelo Siqueira

    Kimura Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (located in Giroux Bros. Martial Arts)
    161 North St.
    Newton, MA 02460
    617-558-7766

    Good luck!
     
  6. Covaliu

    Covaliu White Belt

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    When I'm back in Boston from school I've stopped by Boston BJJ to train for a practice or two. I've only been to the no gi classes, which were taught when I was there by either Keith or Kenny Florian. They taught well, ran tight, hard practices, and had skilled students.
     
  7. BLACKHAWK3634

    BLACKHAWK3634 Blue Belt

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    What were your prices for training? I checked the website but it doesnt provide any info as it is set up for members only. I checked out the boneyard in taunton last wednesday and am just trying to see which school is best for me.
     
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    kimurense Brown Belt

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    go with Jean Kleber, you won't be disapointed, I've trained with perhaps 10 diferent instructors, and this guy is the best.. IMO
     
  9. Farnsworth

    Farnsworth Roxa n' Roll

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    Just an update. Kimura BJJ no longer train at Brazilian Martial Arts Center in Somerville. We've moved to a facility in Medford temporarily.
     
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    hayliks Banned Banned

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    I've trained at Boston BJJ, would still train there if I had transportation. The place is awesome. A good number of senior belts. I've never been to a class with no less than 3 brown belts and no less than 5 purple belts.
     
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    The_Natural121 White Belt

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    I currently train there and would have to say it's a great experience. I've been going since July and the instruction has been top notch. Just give them a call or drop by during one of the times for trial classes to try it out.
     
  12. BLACKHAWK3634

    BLACKHAWK3634 Blue Belt

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    Wow, I created this thread in 05' whats with the sudden revival?
     
  13. Farnsworth

    Farnsworth Roxa n' Roll

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    I updated it last night. My school no longer trains in Somerville, and I guess I felt like I needed to update it. Of course, I had been drinking a bit. :redface:
     
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    gbbjj Yellow Belt

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    I've been training at BBJJ (Gracie Barra Boston) for over two years and it's great. Roberto is a black belt under carlos gracie jr. and is the best IMO. We have top quality instructors, and great seminars. More then enough space, and parking. The rates are reasonable, and Roberto is the highest ranking Prof in New England. Since i've been there, renzo, Danial Gracie, Carlos Gracie Jr. Krya, just to mention a few have all done seminars.

    Goo on line and check it out.
     
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    Dokstarr Yellow Belt

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    Even though this thread is old, it has seemed to resurface so I guess I'll post.

    I've been going to Boston BJJ for about 2.5 years. It is a great place to train, with great people. I have nothing but good things to say about the place.
     
  16. Farnsworth

    Farnsworth Roxa n' Roll

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    An FYI for everyone: Kimura has a new home! We've finally achieved our own space in Watertown. The new school is great and much more spacious than our prior location in Newton. We are all very excited about this!

    Kimura BJJ
    15 North Beacon St.
    Watertown, MA 02472
    Tel: (617) 599-3435 | E-mail: [email protected]
     
  17. Maystor

    Maystor White Belt

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    Farnsworth.... i read the forums here every now and then.. I train at Kimura too.. send me a PM so I know who you are man...

    C U in class..
     
  18. kimurense

    kimurense Brown Belt

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    this is great news! say hi to Jean for me when you see him (please :) )
     
  19. blanko

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    heard only great things about boston bjj from john frankl
     

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