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The Gracie Way of Teaching

Feburary 7, 2011

The following testimonial was submitted to Gracie University last month.

"I've been training martial arts for almost 15 years. In the summer of 2010, my friends at ECMA BJJ (Annapolis, MD) told me about Gracie Combatives. I live near Pittsburgh, PA and have been working through the Combatives materials on my own and with a few training partners from my local karate school. It's been a great fit. The egoless training and highly-detailed instruction are two of the things that initially drew me in.

Recently, I've been ramping up in enthusiasm and commitment. I attended a fantastic seminar with Ryron last week at ECMA. As a beginner, much of what I saw was completely new to me. With Ryron's clear and detailed guidance, I was able to grasp the concepts quickly AND remember them. We drilled maybe 6 or 7 distinct techniques that were then strung together to form a complete sequence. I walked away with some great material, no injuries, and I've been running those sequences as drills with my training partners. Great experience.

Today, I went out to work with a guy I met on the Internet to t