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Beacon Martial Arts: Student of the Month

The motto “Hard work pays off” is what we live by at Evolution Grappling Academy. At our Kids Martial Arts classes in Beacon, it’s our goal to build up our young students, providing them with the outlet to develop social skills by engaging them with their peers and equip them with the tools necessary to...
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Kids BJJ Classes in Beacon, building Leaders

At Evolution Grappling Academy we are all about building tomorrow’s leaders, today. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an incredible tool for self-improvement, overcoming obstacles, physical problem solving and working with others. One of the most important lessons for anyone to learn in Jiu Jitsu is that loss does not equate to failure, loss is an experience...
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Mike Palladino introduces BJJ to WRRV!

[caption id="attachment_2360" align="aligncenter" width="200"]EGA Head Coach Mike Palladino EGA Head Coach Mike Palladino[/caption] Evolution Grappling Academy's Head Coach Mike Palladino was asked to stop by the Hudson Valley's most popular Alternative Rock station, WRRV to introduce viewers to some basic grappling techniques of "The Gentle Art". The Townsquare...
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Soul Rebel: Getting to know Enrico Cocco

I recently wrote an article for the number one internet news source of BJJ and Grappling website JiuJitsutimes.com on my friend and fellow grappler Enrico Cocco. Evolution Grappling Academy hosted Enrico for a seminar last September. All of the students at our Beacon Jiu Jitsu school, will be cheering on Enrico as he gets...

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Beacon MMA Fighter wins by 15 Second KO in Debut

Beacon MMA fighter,  lifelong city of Beacon resident and 2012 Beacon High School graduate Cristian “Cub” Wassweiler made his Amateur Mixed Martial Arts debut last Saturday in Queens, NY at Aggressive Combat Championship 11. The venue playing host to the event would be the historic Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows. Fans, Fighters and Coaches were...
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