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    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Pablo Popovitch Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    This is by far the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction I ever had in my life. All classes are run by Pablo Popovitch and I could not be happier with my training.

    I used to train at the American Top Team Academy in Coconut Creek and at the time Pablo was still a member of the ATT. I watched him submit and dominate innumerous times everyone there, he was the best grappler they had and I became a big fan of his style. (Iíve seen him tap Jeff Monson, Dennis Kang, Marcus Aurelio, Hermez Franca, Charles Mccarty, Mike Brown( I was really impressed when I saw him beating much larger opponents).

    I could not have made a better choice, last year alone Team Popovitch won 4 out of 7 Competition Awards and Pablo was also Awarded Instructor of the Year by the most respected Grappling organization in the World -N.A.G.A.

    Pablo Popovitch Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy
    Ft. Lauderdale Florida 33334

    The school has been so successful that this year Pablo is planning an Expansion to a 10000sq State of the Art facility.

    Here are the classes offered at the current location in Fort. Lauderdale:
    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Submission Wrestling


    Muay Thai

    Mixed Martial Arts

    The huge difference I noticed at Pabloís school was the emphasis on their beginners program, they have a program designed just for the true beginner and it makes things much easier for the non experience person that wants to learn real martial arts. When I started I was in an Advanced Class and I felt completely lost most of the time, Pablo designed a curriculum that it is easy to learn and effective within a couple classes.

    Plus I have a great time with the Team, Everyone care about each other and the friendship I found at the Academy was something I was looking for a long time.

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    Teh El Macho's Avatar
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    Oct 2005
    Porcupine/Hollywood, FL & Parmistan via Elbonia
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I used to train there a while back ago. Pablo is really good, as a grappler and as an instructor. I found the costs back then to be a bit unreachable for my budget, though.

    What's the current cost nowadays?

    BTW, I'm submitting my review based on my experiences back there from Oct 2005 to Jan 2006.

    I'm leaving out equipment, striking and weapons out - since I never took Pablo's MMA classes, I cannot give any rating, but I would imagine his MMA/striking classes are of high quality as well.

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