Big Brothers Big Sisters Visits True Believer Jiu Jitsu

True Believer Jiu Jitsu recently partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh to share in the gift of friendship and spread positivity through the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The event took place at True Believer Jiu Jitsu in Lawrenceville, where a group of 19 mentors and mentees from Big Brothers Big Sisters came together with volunteers from True Believer to learn about the martial art.

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Sinistro Brings the Fire to True Believer Jiu Jitsu

The week of February 4, 2019, Francisco “Sinistro” Iturralde came to Pittsburgh to host The Connection Camp, a three-day seminar comprising multiple two-hour sessions per day. The students of True Believer Jiu Jitsu truly seized the opportunity to learn from a special talent — with some students recording more than 12 hours of training with Sinistro over the three days.

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Broken to Barbell Hosts Jacob Miclot of True Believer Jiu Jitsu

Jacob Miclot, head coach and owner of True Believer Jiu Jitsu, was recently featured in Broken to Barbell, a podcast dedicated to fitness and mental health. During the discussion, Miclot talked about his personal journey, the origins of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and its growth in Western Pennsylvania, and his own life lessons from the martial art.

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Make It Inevitable: Lessons from Jacob Miclot’s Path to Black Belt

Miclot received his black belt from Gutemberg Pereira on behalf of Julio Cesar Pereira in January of 2018, under the Grappling Fight Team (GFTeam) mantle. As with anyone who achieves the rank of black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Miclot had valuable insights to share from his journey.

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