William Vandry is a black belt in BJJ and has been training the art for 12 years. Currently he owne and operates Vandry BJJ in Austin, TX where he offers a variety of classes for men, women, and children. Since 1996, Vandry has competed in several Pan-American Jiu-jitsu championships and taken home gold and silver medals. Vandry's Austin based gym has been referred to as a "hotbed of refined students who often compete for the Machado Team" by Vandry's chief instructor and legendary BJJ sixth degree black belt Carlos Machado.
Renowned martial artist and Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Gene Simco has trained world champions, special ops forces and law enforcement personnel. Now he's sharing his fighting expertise with the viewers in this program aimed at jiu-jitsu enthusiasts of all levels. With instructions for standing techniques, attacks from above, escapes, leg locks and more, Simco shows fighters how to prevail in all situations and on any surface.
The first author of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu books brings you the secrets of Jiu-jitsu in the Largest, Most Highly Reviewed book of Jiu-jitsu and No Holds Barred Fighting: Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, The Master Text
Brazilian jiu-jitsu is based on leverage and technique rather than size and strength - and for those reasons, it could very well be the perfect art for women. These techniques are not dependent on strength and conditioning, so the jiu-jitsu you learn today can be used today!