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 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.
A look into Evolution Grappling Academy's “Combat Grappling System” : A Hand to Hand (H2H) Combat system designed for civilian Self-Defense and Law Enforcement Officers. On a daily basis Law Enforcement officers around the world put themselves and their safety at risk in the line of duty. Now more then ever, Officers are being faced with...Read more
[caption id="attachment_2443" align="alignleft" width="300"] The crowd gathered early on Saturday morning at Chicago State University for the annual International event.[/caption] It was a sunny day in Chicago, from the hotel window it looked like a scorching hot summer day. The appearance was...Read more