It is rare to find a professor in Texas with as much history in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as Octavio Couto.

Alex Martins out of Duncanville, Tx, shows a strong half guard pass and ends with a tight choke!

Mark and Nick Reding have been teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 16 years, being the first in the Denton area and one of the first martial arts academies in Texas to do so.

As the countdown to the IBJJF World Championship begins, black belt Inácio Neto trains vigorously at Gracie Barra Westchase and Next Level Athletics. got the chance to take a look at the dedication and grueling training it takes to compete at such a high level.

TX 3rd Coast MMA recently held a seminar by Octavio Couto, and at the seminar school owner Joe Soliz asked all the black belts in attendance to discuss a very important topic in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Cross training at other gyms.

Victor Pozas' Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was host to a seminar by Garry Tonon. With killer leg attacks and very dynamic set-ups, his seminar was an amazing event!

Pedro finishes his attacks from side control with a strong wrist lock, all set up from the previous attacks!

Gracie Barra Westchase hosted a seminar by Carlos Lemos in Houston, and with it came multiple promotions. Congratulations to all of our friends who were presented with a new belt that night!

3x World Champion Pedro Araújo continues his attacks from side control as he uses his own lapel to finish the fight!

Daniel Lopez, from, had his first ever Jeet Kune Do class at TX 3rd Coast MMA, and it was awesome!