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...
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...Read more
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...Read more
The prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point or more commonly referred to as "West Point" is home to many athletic clubs and teams. With the surge in popularity in MMA, Cadets and Officers alike gave birth to the team within the last few years. Major Aquila Knopf, the head Officer in Charge for the...Read more
[caption id="attachment_2360" align="aligncenter" width="200"] 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...Read more
On Saturday August 15TH, the Tribe of grapplers out of Evolution Grappling Academy a Beacon Martial Arts school made their way 2 and a half hours north to the beautiful city of Glens Falls, NY for the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Lake George Championship event. It was a beautiful day filled with great success...Read more
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...Read more
Evolution Grappling Academy is proud to host Reilly Bodycomb for a leg lock seminar on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6:30pm. The rate is $50 if you pay in advance or $60 at the door. Space is limited and we are filling up fast. Contact Mike Palladino for additional information or to arrange payments.